Officials say it appears to be far enough from known contamination and is in an area where other wells yield sufficient water.
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She’s Emily Boedecker, most recently of the nonprofit group Local Motion. The governor also filled a job that remained open at the Public Service Department.
State officials have said identifying, testing and approving a new well for a public water system usually takes a year to 18 months. The current well is contaminated with PFOA.
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The new administration appears driven by an unprecedented hostility to science itself.
Vermonters throw away nearly 400,000 tons of refuse each year.
Forty percent of funding for the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is at risk. Fifty federal employees in Vermont could be affected by the freeze.
Aaron Septic and Drain has now renewed its permit and agreed to pay a $15,000 fine, but the town of Brattleboro says the company still owes it money.
Vermonters are also donating more usable food that otherwise might be thrown away, says a report from the Department of Environmental Conservation.
If toxic blue-green algae continues to bloom unabated on the lake, it could hurt the $2.5 billion tourism economy.
The Department of Environmental Conservation says Saint-Gobain is potentially responsible for contamination from the manmade chemical PFOA.
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Efforts to pinpoint the spread of the contaminant PFOA also are expanding with more monitoring wells.