The ECHO-Leahy Center on Lake Champlain is hosting a two day environmental summit. Scientists from across the region, and the country, are attending the meeting to find new ways to plan for clean water action. Wednesday's morning session featured comments from an official from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
The conference “Blue Water in the Green Mountains” is bringing researchers, academics, business people, politicians and national experts to discuss environmental strategies for the waters of Lake Champlain and beyond its Basin.
Proposed improvements on the New York side of the international Peace Bridge have divided the American and Canadian members of the bi-national board that oversees it. A 5-5 deadlock stalled action at its latest meeting last week, putting projects in limbo.
Vermont's largest health insurance provider and the largest private psychiatric hospital are working together and creating what they believe will be a better way to deliver both traditional and mental health care.
Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut are petitioning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a more thorough review of issues connected with storage of highly radioactive nuclear waste at plant sites.