A popular Southern Vermont whitewater event won’t take place this spring. Paddlers are upset that the
dam release on the West River in Jamaica – usually the last weekend in April — was scrapped
due to a policy change.
If you’re a homeowner, it’s just about time
to wake the lawn mower from its winter slumbers and put it to work. But
there’s an effort afoot to get you to forsake your gas mower for a less
polluting machine made by a Vermont company.
wind project planned for national forest land in southern Vermont would supply needed clean energy for the region, but
could also harm bear habitat. Those
are among the findings in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement released this
week by the Forest Service.
John Dillon reports:
state officials were relieved when the Environmental Protection Agency
announced new limits for ozone pollution. Vermont was still below the limits and avoided federal
as VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, one agency is trying to prepare for the day when
the standards change again and Vermont doesn’t meet them.
environmental group says the state has failed to enforce water quality laws designed
to prevent sediment from washing into rivers and streams.
the Agency of Natural Resources says the environmentalists ignore improvements
the state has made in recent years.