The state’s call for an investigation came shortly after natural gas pipeline opponents warned that construction of Vermont Gas’ 41-mile pipeline extension through Addison County could release the toxic chemical into nearby resident’s water supplies.
Owners of a former auto shop near the Winooski River in Burlington agreed this week to pay $70,000 to settle claims that it violated state environmental regulations for hazardous waste disposal and storage. Members of Burlington’s Handy family admitted to violating 11 of the state’s hazardous waste management rules. A Washington Superior Court judge approved […]
A map released by the Agency of Natural Resources on Thursday is designed to make recycling and composting easier under Vermont’s new mandatory recycling law. The map includes the locations of a wide range of facilities that process food waste, recyclables, compost and trash. The map was created to help residents and businesses coordinate services […]
A communal campground for nudists reached a $28,750 settlement with the state over environmental violations, the Agency of Natural Resources announced Monday. Maple Glen’s 300-acre campground in Sheldon includes an in-ground heated pool, a hot tub, RV hook-up sites with a water tap, sewer access, a communal fire pit, recreational courts, a golf course and […]
The Agency of Natural Resources on Thursday approved the Southern Lake Champlain Tactical Basin water quality management plan. The plan, which covers the Poultney and Mettowee Rivers and the Lower Champlain Direct tributaries, is designed to study the current health of the southern portion of the lake and determine how to improve its water quality. […]