The environmental group says the state erred in allowing increased pollution by four municipalities before progress is made on other sources of phosphorus, such as agriculture.
News Release — Vermont Community Foundation Oct. 19, 2017 Contact: Lauren Bruno Program and Grants Manager The Vermont Community Foundation [email protected] 802-388-3355 ext. 222 Suggested Tweet Funding is available for #LakeChamplain projects through programs at @vermontcf – deadline Dec 15. Grants are now available to support projects through the South Lake Champlain Fund of the […]
A working group made up of Scott administration officials failed to fulfill a legislative charge to find funding for phosphorus clean up.
News Release — Vermont PBS Oct. 11, 2017 Contact: Julia Andrews, Vermont PBS [email protected] / 802.655.4891 www.vermontpbs.org Documentary Series Takes on Health of Lake Champlain Basin Colchester, Vt. – October 11, 2017 – Saving Our Waters, a three-part documentary on the health and vibrancy of the Lake Champlain basin, premieres online and on Vermont PBS […]
News Release — Vermont Progressive Party September 29th, 2017 Contact: Anthony Pollina State Senator, Washington County Chair, Vermont Progressive Party Phone: (802) 272-3765 Email: [email protected] Josh Wronski Executive Director, Vermont Progressive Phone: (802) 229-0800 Email: [email protected] Montpelier, VT – A statement from State Senator and Progressive Party Chair Anthony Pollina was released on Friday, calling […]
On this week’s podcast, Mike Polhamus and Mark Johnson talk about how decades of phosphorous pollution has made clean water a major issue for Vermont politicians.
The head of the local Chamber of Commerce worries repeated beach closings send a bad message to potential tourists.
Unseasonably warm temperatures have created ideal conditions for blue green algae to flourish.
The town is trying to block a preliminary injunction requested by the railroad involving the Selectboard’s enactment of a hazardous materials ordinance in August.
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.
News Release — Vermont Department of Health September 21, 2017 Media Contacts: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Perry Thomas, Lakes & Ponds Program Manager 802-490-6198 BURLINGTON – The current warm, sunny weather has created ideal growing conditions for cyanobacteria in Vermont waters, especially at Lake Carmi and St. Albans Bay […]
Measuring the economic impact of clean water is a newly evolving science.
News Release — LCI August 25, 2017 Contact: Juliana Dixon, LCI Program Director: [email protected], 802-879-3466 Jon Groveman, VNRC Water Program Director, [email protected], 802-359-7736 Robb Kidd, Sierra Club Vermont Chapter Program Manager, [email protected], 802-505-1540 Water quality activists paddle the path of pollution to draw attention to contaminants threatening our drinking and recreational water resources. Lake Champlain […]
But the governor said he prefers to pay for Vermont’s share of the federally mandated Lake Champlain cleanup from more money coming into state coffers “organically” through economic growth.