Lake Champlain

Ferry service between Charlotte, Vermont and Essex, New York, has been suspended because of heavy ice on Lake Champlain.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont business leaders, environmental officials and elected officials are sharing a common message on cleaning up the state's waters — especially Lake Champlain: Everyone needs to chip in.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont officials have outlined new steps to address agricultural pollution in Lake Champlain that emphasize stewardship and enhanced accountability.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont's top officials say legal enforcement of water quality rules on the state's farmers is going to be one of the tools that will be used to help clean up Lake Champlain.

Special Olympics NY

During this past summer’s Mayor’s Cup sailboat race in Plattsburgh, Burlington’s mayor lost a friendly bet against mayor of Plattsburgh. He settled it by jumping into the cold waters of Lake Champlain this past weekend.

Lake Champlain International

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation will study the possibility of creating a cap-and-trade system to reduce the amount of phosphorous pollution that runs into Lake Champlain from rivers and streams.

TDI New England

Developers of project to bring a 1,000-megawatt power line down Lake Champlain and across Vermont  answered questions about residents concerned about how the underwater portion of the cable could affect the lake.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says cleaning up Lake Champlain and other lakes is critical to the future of the region and the country.

Timothy Knepp, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Vermont wildlife officials say the Winooski River is experiencing another strong run of landlocked Atlantic salmon.

Emily DeBolt/Lake George Association

The Lake Champlain Basin Program confirmed late last week that the invasive spiny water flea has entered Lake Champlain. The zooplankton threatens to disrupt the food chain and could become a nuisance to anglers.