The feds will cover more of the $25.5 million city sewer upgrade than perviously expected.
Vermont farmers who are working to reduce phosphorus pollution from their fields into local water bodies will soon be eligible for a new kind of compensation.
This letter has a lot to say about the Monger letter of Feb. 20. First about the pollution of our lake: What about the tons and tons of salt that is spread on the roads, then the streams, then the lake. Take some salt and put it in a glass of water. What … (read more)
VERMONT — An international water panel has released initial recommendations for reducing phosphorus pollution in northern Lake Champlain, ranging from switching crops to setting up a phosphorus import-export budget. The report, which is out for public co … (read more)
About this series: Week 1 (Sept. 5) — The Otter Creek, Vermont’s longest river, runs through the state’s most heavily cultivated land, and thereby contributes more non-point source phosphorus pollution to Lake Champlain than any other source in Vermont, … (read more)
This is Part II in a three-part series. Vermont’s Clean Water Act (2015) has established regulatory and incentive-driven programs to address the web of nuanced water quality issues in the state. Here, we’ll discuss the Clean Water Act as it applies to the … (read more)
This is Part I in a three-part series. The Otter Creek, Vermont’s longest river, runs through the state’s most heavily cultivated land, and thereby contributes more non-point source phosphorus pollution to Lake Champlain than any other source in Vermont, … (read more)
Thirty years ago, the Addison Independent reported and published a multi-part series on Lake Champlain water quality and how it was being negatively impacted by phosphorous run-off from agricultural and non-farm pollution. The story, which was written by … (read more)