Fish Being Tested After Yankee Tritium Leak

New Hampshire health officials are testing fish in various parts of the state to see if there are elevated levels of radiation following a 2010 tritium leak at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

Midday Newscast: March 13, 2009

Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials say this is a great time to catch fish that are on the move for spawning season; melting ice and snow are revealing something else: more damage left over from December’s ice storm;

Vermont Fishing

Our series of summer programs continues with a look at how the fish are biting. Anglers and wildlife officials are working to control damaging invasive species that affect our fish population – and they’re experimenting with ways to improve fish habitat.

Public input sought for wildlife management plans

Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department says the health of the state’s big-game species is generally good. Biologists say they want that to continue. So they’re drafting new policies that will guide wildlife management for the next decade. VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports.

Cabot fined for 2005 ammonia spill

Cabot Creamery has been fined $50,000 and placed on two years’ probation for a 2005 ammonia spill that killed plants, fish and macroinvertebrates in the Winooski River.

Midday Newscast: April 11, 2008

State Auditor Tom Salmon is announcing at this hour that he wants to keep his job for another two years; tens of thousands of small dead fish are washing up along the shores of Lake Champlain as the weather warms;  more…