Lake Champlain

Corrina Parnapy: It takes a watershed to pollute a lake

Protecting water quality does not take place within the water, but starts at the highest peak of a watershed.

Lawmakers consider proposing tax on coffee

The idea is one of several being tossed around as potential revenue sources for the cleanup of Lake Champlain.

John McClaughry: The Lake Champlain phosphorus crisis

A program for “reducing phosphorus pollution in the Lake” has become an all-inclusive environmental improvement program, with a new taxpayer funding source.

David Bond & Phoebe Cohen: What dismantling the EPA means for Vermont

The new administration appears driven by an unprecedented hostility to science itself.

LCBP and Vermont Law School to Host Lake Champlain Briefing for Vermont Legislature and Scott Administration Staff

News Release — Vermont Law School, Lake Champlain Basin Program January 27, 2017 Contact: Eric Howe, LCBP Program Director (802) 372-3213 David Mears, Vice Dean, Vermont Law School (802) 831-1136 LCBP and Vermont Law School to host Lake Champlain briefing for Vermont legislature and Scott administration staff on Feb. 2, 2017 Grand Isle, VT – […]

Lake Champlain Basin Program Taking Public Comment on Lake Champlain Plan

News Release — Lake Champlain Basin Program January 26, 2017 Contact: Eric Howe, LCBP Director (802) 372-3213 or (800) 468-5227 Lake Champlain Basin Program Welcomes Input on Opportunities for Action, an Evolving Plan for the Future of the Lake Champlain Basin Grand Isle, VT – LCBP announces the opening of a public comment period for […]

Heather Furman: Nature-based solutions can help clean up Lake Champlain

The Nature Conservancy’s Water Quality Blueprint is an innovative and interactive, web-based map that identifies the best places to make smart investments.

State treasurer: Property owners should pick up tab for Lake Champlain cleanup

The state treasurer says the state needs to collect $25 million a year for 20 years from residential and commercial property owners.

Nature Conservancy Releases Water Quality Blueprint for Lake Champlain Basin

News Release — The Nature Conservancy Jan. 16, 2017 Contact: Eve Frankel, The Nature Conservancy, [email protected]; 802 595 5000 Nature Based Solutions Identified for Clean Water in Lake Champlain Montpelier, January 16,2017—The Nature Conservancy in Vermont is proud to announce the launch of its Water Quality Blueprint tool for clean water in Lake Champlain. The […]

Corrina Parnapy: The impact of road salt

We must find the balance of road salt application that protects the environment and still allows for safe roads.

Winooski NRCD Lake Champlain Basin Wide Road Salt Reduction Initiative

News Release — Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District January 10, 2017 Contact: Corrina Parnapy Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (802) 778-3178 [email protected] The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD) is pleased to announce our Road Salt Reduction Initiative; through science, understanding the impacts and through partnerships providing cost effective solutions to reduce road salt application […]

Environmental legislative preview: Lake cleanup and carbon tax

Leaders say they’ll pursue reduction of phosphorus pollution in Lake Champlain even though the state doesn’t know how much the Trump administration may help.

Treasurer: State can afford two years of lake cleanup

Beth Pearce says enough money is available from current revenues to cover the state’s share of the most urgent steps to cut pollution.

Ashe lays out where he plans to focus his influence

Expanding background checks for gun sales isn’t one of those areas, he says, unless it turns out to have majority support, particularly in committee.