Rutland Considers Best Way To Purify Municipal Water

How best to purify municipal drinking water is becoming a hotly debated topic in many Vermont cities and towns. Rutland residents will likely weigh in at the polls in November – deciding between adding chloramine to their water or building a more costly filtration system. 

VPR Evening News September 26th 2007

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff was in Vermont to approve “enhanced driver’s licenses”; Bob Kinzel explains what the new enhanced driver’s licenses look like, and how they work; Officials from the Centers for Disease Control hear from Vermonters about chloramine; Behind the scenes at the setup for tonight’s presidential debate at Dartmouth College; and commentator Howard Coffin was surprised by a World War II relic that appeared in the skies over Montpelier.

CDC officials hear complaints about chloramine

Officials from the Centers for Disease control hear from Vermonters about skin irritation and other problems. The officials also plan to visit residents in their homes and may help the state design a study to look at the health impacts of chloramine.

VPR Evening News September 25th 2007

Progressive Anthony Pollina is moving closer to becoming a candidate for Governor in 2008; Vermont students have outperformed their peers around the country in reading and math; Federal health experts will be in Vermont on Wednesday to hear concerns about chloramine; Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be in Vermont Wednesday to meet with Governor Jim Douglas; and commentator David Moats reflects on how seasons give definition to our lives.