We delve into the science of groundwater: How it collects, how it moves beneath the ground and how it’s drained and replenished. Also a profile of Lieutenant Laura Cook of Castleton, who’s serving in the Vermont Guard in Afghanistan.
It’s up to
Governor Jim Douglas now whether to sign into law a bill that would designate
Vermont’s underground aquifers a public trust like its lakes and rivers and
require a state permit for large withdrawals of groundwater.
lawmakers shift into high gear this week, hoping to act on a number of items in
time to adjourn their 2007-2008 session Friday or Saturday.
their attention is a $214 million economic stimulus package proposed by
Governor Jim Douglas.