a number of years in the 1990s, Wal-Mart stores symbolized Vermont’s debate about its future. Eventually,
the big retailer opened stores in Bennington, Rutland, Berlin and Williston, and attention shifted. But
the debate was never fully resolved and, now, with new proposals, it’s
Ross Sneyd has more.
Maude Barlow is an author and water advocate. Diane Snelling is a Chittenden County Senator
and key proponent of groundwater protection. William Driscoll is Vice President
of Associated Industries of Vermont. They
spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about Vermont’s groundwater and the "Public Trust" bill.