Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget
Announcements / Progress

Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget

The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont’s clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. … Continue reading

State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project
Announcements / Opportunities

State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project

Vermont’s regional planning commissions and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to invite municipalities to sign up for a new Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project. DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program is offering approximately $2.1 million to support this pilot project. The funding will help Vermont achieve its water quality goals by aiding … Continue reading

Increasing Salinity in Vermont’s Lakes: Prevention is Key to Protection
Science

Increasing Salinity in Vermont’s Lakes: Prevention is Key to Protection

A new study on increasing salinity levels in freshwater lakes around North America has been in the news recently. The study used data from 371 lakes, including Lake Champlain and several others in Vermont. Researchers found that chloride, the major contributor to salinity in freshwater, has been increasing in many lakes around North America during the … Continue reading