“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.
A recent UVM study shows nearly all Vermonters want clean water, and most are willing to pay for it. Residents asserted “protecting water quality” was more important than “fighting poverty and hunger in Vermont.”