Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Environmental Groups Call On Governor To Support Lake Cleanup Plans

Lake Champlain
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

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.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

VT State Lab Fined over Hazardous Waste Disposal

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.

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North Country News
6:20 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

New Stormwater Permits Issued to Reduce Runoff into Lake Champlain

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.  There are some concerns that the remediation timetable is too long.

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WAMC News
5:30 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Vermont Issues Towns and Groups New Storm-Water Permits

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.

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.

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