A Sept. 4 deadline set by the EPA for the state to complete the first phase of its Lake Champlain cleanup plan is “not feasible,” according Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Peter Walke.
A citizen group contested the permits, raising concerns that they were incorrectly issued and part of a larger plan to develop the property to include a music venue, restaurants and shopping.
A state official says Stowe’s estimates to bring roads in line with water quality standards are much higher than those in other municipalities.
Opposing the governor’s plan to tap existing revenue, Democratic proposals focus on new taxes and a per parcel fee.
All of us as Vermonters are now embarking on a decades-long mission to restore the state’s water quality.
Democratic lawmakers, however, say the plan relies too heavily on existing revenues.
Environmental advocates both inside and outside the Legislature are hoping the Democratic-Progressive majority can push forward on stalled measures.
A legislative committee put off a decision on new tile drainage rules until October after water quality advocates said the proposal didn’t go far enough.
News Release – July 13, 2018 Department of Environmental Conservation Contact: Kari Dolan, Department of Environmental Conservation (802) 490-6113 | [email protected] Montpelier, Vt. – It’s not every day one gets the chance to weigh in on a multi-million dollar budget. This month, the Clean Water Board is asking Vermonters to do just that. Public ideas […]
What Vermont needs now is the courage to make bold policy decisions.
There is still one large group still not engaged in the all-in approach to clean water — that is you and me, whether we live in a town, city or on 100 acres out there in the middle of nowhere.
My team has identified ways to improve the agency’s efforts to reduce stormwater pollution and strategically meet our water quality goals, but this new approach will require modification of the current statute.
News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Nov. 21, 2017 Contact: Ryan Patch Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets 802-272-0323 [email protected] Clean Water Grant Dollars Available November 21, 2017 / Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce the opening of the Request […]
At a meeting in Westminster, Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts got an earful from farmers concerned about new regulations governing fertilization and planting.