Outreach Session on Proposed Lake Memphremagog Phosphorus TMDL November 15
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Outreach Session on Proposed Lake Memphremagog Phosphorus TMDL November 15

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking input on proposed phosphorus cleanup plan for Lake Memphremagog that will be the basis of a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).  This meeting will be held on Tuesday November 15th from 2:00 to 3:30 at the East Side Restaurant 47 Landing St in Newport. Phosphorus levels in … Continue reading

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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Brings Clean Water Outreach and Support to its Region’s Municipalities

Starting in 2015, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), in partnership with the Watershed Management Division, provided its region’s twenty-three municipalities with targeted outreach and support in order to help them understand Vermont’s new Clean Water Act, and how they could prepare for the Lake Chaplain TMDL. We accomplished this by: Collaborating with the … Continue reading

Public Input Sought for Lake Memphremagog Tactical Basin Plan and Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Load
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Public Input Sought for Lake Memphremagog Tactical Basin Plan and Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Load

Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District  and the ANR Watershed Management Division is kicking off the tactical basin planning process for the Lake Memphremagog Tomifobia and Coaticook Basin.  The community is invited to assist with the identification of specific water quality issues and to comment on a preliminary phosphorus cleanup plan or Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) … Continue reading

EPA and State Announce Public Meetings on the Plan to Restore Lake Champlain
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EPA and State Announce Public Meetings on the Plan to Restore Lake Champlain

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Vermont are holding a series of public meetings to discuss new pollution reduction targets – often referred to as a TMDL – to prevent pollution from flowing into Lake Champlain and its tributaries.  The meetings will be moderated by the Lake Champlain Basin Program.  See … Continue reading

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Vermont’s Clean Water Initiative Moves Forward

State leaders met at the St. Albans City Hall to describe the new plan for addressing agricultural runoff in the Lake Champlain basin. New resources, deeper partnerships across state government, and new accountability tools have been established to improve water quality across Vermont. Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Mears, Agency of Agriculture Secretary Chuck … Continue reading

New Fact Sheets Summarize Actions in Lake Champlain TMDL Phase 1 Plan
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New Fact Sheets Summarize Actions in Lake Champlain TMDL Phase 1 Plan

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation released new fact sheets that summarize the management strategies to reduce phosphorus load into Lake Champlain and presented in the document entitled, “Vermont Lake Champlain Phosphorus TMDL Phase 1 Implementation Plan” (released on May 29, 2014). There are a total of 6 factsheets.  Each factsheet outlines actions specific to … Continue reading