Monthly Archives January 2017

Property Owners on Hook for Lake Champlain Cleanup

Could it happen here? “January 17, 2016: MONTPERLIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s state treasurer says property owners could be on the hook for $25 million a year for a water cleanup initiative… The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has mandated Vermont reduce phosphorus runoff into Lake Champlain, which pollutes the water and causes toxic algae blooms. Farmers, business owners and municipalities must find ways to reduce runoff.” While the chances of this happening on Watchic Lake are small, it should serve
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