Governor Phil Scott today announced that four municipalities have been awarded $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to accelerate efforts to eliminate combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in their cities and towns.
Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore invites the public to join her on Oct. 7 to discuss the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, including ANR’s plan to invest approximately $100 million in a variety of water infrastructure projects.
The recent “State of the Lake Report,” published by the Lake Champlain Basin Program, shows many areas of lake water improvement but it also acknowledges more work remains to clean up the lake.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Vermont is investing $5.53 million ($3.78 million loan, $1.75 million grant) to rehabilitate the town of Brandon’s wastewater treatment facility, located on Franklin Street, so it will meet modern design guidelines and operate safely and more efficiently.
The following is extracted from a little-known source that helps to explain why Vermont landowners and farmers are over a barrel when it comes to the draconian and costly measures called for by Vermont’s Clean Water Act of 2015 (Act 64).
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department recently certified a record fish entry for a 19.36-pound lake trout caught in Lake Champlain in August. Department officials say this demonstrates the positive impact long-term sea lamprey control efforts are having on the lake’s quality fishing opportunities.
Vermont landowners of three or more acres of impervious surfaces must plan and pay for phosphorus runoff reduction, the state of Vermont announced Sept. 1.
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation last month ordered Vermont public water systems to disinfect water to protect immuno-suppressed Vermonters at risk from Covid-19.
In the 14th episode of “Travels With Charlie – Vermont Politics in Real Life,” host Charlie Papillo discusses lake water cleanup with Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore and Buzz Hoerr, former chair of the Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain’s Future.
A recent ruling that stops the state from imposing new rules on PFAS chemicals has the support of New Hampshire’s leading business advocate, but the legal case is far from resolved.
We must choose a path of liberty that preserves our constitutional republic or resign ourselves to the fact that, by the acceptance of our omission from participating in our self governance, we must be content living under a more communist-style rule.
The Vermont Agricultural Quality Partnership’s watershed tour provided an insightful look at the coordinated team and strategic approaches underway to improve water quality.