Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation http://wamc.org en Environmental Groups Call On Governor To Support Lake Cleanup Plans http://wamc.org/post/environmental-groups-call-governor-support-lake-cleanup-plans <p></p><p></p><p>Regional representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency and officials from Vermont state agencies outlined proposed plans to control phosphorus runoff into Lake Champlain to key House leaders Wednesday. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 83857 at http://wamc.org Environmental Groups Call On Governor To Support Lake Cleanup Plans VT State Lab Fined over Hazardous Waste Disposal http://wamc.org/post/vt-state-lab-fined-over-hazardous-waste-disposal <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Attorney General's office says the Department of Environmental Conservation of the Agency of Natural Resources is paying $12,000 in civil penalties and $6,000 for an environmental project to settle violations of state hazardous waste disposal rules. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 82299 at http://wamc.org VT State Lab Fined over Hazardous Waste Disposal New Stormwater Permits Issued to Reduce Runoff into Lake Champlain http://wamc.org/post/new-stormwater-permits-issued-reduce-runoff-lake-champlain <p>The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has issued new storm water permits to thirteen communities and three institutions to help control runoff in the Lake Champlain watershed.&nbsp; There are some concerns that the remediation timetable is too long.<br> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53449 at http://wamc.org Vermont Issues Towns and Groups New Storm-Water Permits http://wamc.org/post/vermont-issues-towns-and-groups-new-storm-water-permits <p>The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is working to reduce water pollution in the Lake Champlain watershed by requiring a number of municipalities and other groups to do more to control storm water runoff.<br><br>The new permit requires 13 communities, the University of Vermont, the Burlington International Airport and the state Transportation Agency to develop storm water management plans to reduce the amount of polluted runoff that flows into streams, rivers, ponds and lakes.<br> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53374 at http://wamc.org