Public Comment Meetings for Draft Batten Kill, Walloomsac, Hoosic River Tactical Basin Plan
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Public Comment Meetings for Draft Batten Kill, Walloomsac, Hoosic River Tactical Basin Plan

A series of public comment meetings will be held in December to gather feedback on the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources’ Draft Batten Kill, Walloomsac, and Hoosic River Tactical Basin Plan.  The public is encouraged to attend the meetings, hear a presentation and offer their comments and suggestions. Meetings will take place in the following … Continue reading

Northern Lake Champlain Tactical Basin Plan Approved
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Northern Lake Champlain Tactical Basin Plan Approved

Act 64, Vermont’s Clean Water Act, was recently passed during the 2015 legislative session. This new law addresses water pollution throughout the state. Vermont’s watersheds are divided into 17 different basins. Basin 5, the Northern Lake Champlain, encompasses land from just north of the Canadian border south to Charlotte, Vermont. The just approved Basin 5 … Continue reading

New Tactical Basin Plan for the North Lake Champlain Direct Drainages available for review and comment
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New Tactical Basin Plan for the North Lake Champlain Direct Drainages available for review and comment

The Watershed Management Division is holding two additional public comment meetings in July to gather feedback on the Draft North Lake Champlain Basin Tactical Basin Plan.  Tactical basin plans identify priority actions necessary to protect, maintain, enhance, and restore Vermont’s surface waters, in fulfillment of state laws including the newly passed Vermont Clean Water Act. … Continue reading

Passumpsic and Upper Connecticut River Tactical Basin Plan Released for Public Comment
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Passumpsic and Upper Connecticut River Tactical Basin Plan Released for Public Comment

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has released a draft tactical basin plan for the Passumpsic and Upper Connecticut River Basin for public comment until May 8th. The draft plan is available at http://www.watershedmanagement.vt.gov/planning/htm/pl_passumpsic.htm. The draft tactical basin plan includes targeted actions (as shown in the maps below) to address bacteria from combined sewer overflows in … Continue reading

Deerfield River and Southern Connecticut River Basin Plan Released
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Deerfield River and Southern Connecticut River Basin Plan Released

The tactical basin plan for the Deerfield River and Southern Connecticut River Tributaries has received final approval from both ANR Secretary Markowitz and DEC Commissioner Mears. This plan, covering areas as remote as Glastonbury and Somerset and as popular as Brattleboro and Wilmington, brings together all the information gathered by the Watershed Management Division and … Continue reading