A working group made up of Scott administration officials failed to fulfill a legislative charge to find funding for phosphorus clean up.
The fact is that neither I, nor the governor, nor anyone in his administration, have called for spending less money on clean water.
Secretary Julie Moore wants to reduce the amount spent on the cleanup efforts in the short term until agencies determine which projects to fund. Some seek an independent authority to manage the money.
“If you know what split-pea soup looks like, it looks like pea soup,” a neighbor said. Blue-green algae now covers the entire lake surface. The state will inject oxygen into the lake to stem the growth of cyanobacteria.
President Donald Trump has proposed a 31 percent cut to the EPA. State officials have not been informed about how the reduction will affect lake cleanup.
Instead of political gamesmanship, Vermonters of different parties and across branches of government are expanding our commitment to clean water.
News Release — Agency of Natural Resources May 16, 2017 Contacts: Josh Kelly 802-522-5897 Brenna Toman 802-229-9383 ext. 103 Montpelier, Vt. – ANR Secretary Julie Moore, toured Berlin Elementary’s school composting system today to learn about how their composting efforts contribute to healthy soils, reduce landfill waste, and will support the growth of their school […]