Porter: Irene and Flood Protection

One year ago, when Tropical Storm Irene hit, the destruction wrought along Vermont’s rivers was tragic.  But Lake Champlain Lakekeeper Louis Porter of the Conservation Law Foundation says some extraordinary and wonderful things happened as well – some of which have taken us some time to understand.  

Porter: Brave Little State

The second round of severe flooding in Vermont this year has commentator and former jouralist Louis Porter, now Lake Champlain Lakekeeper for the Conservation Law Foundation, thinking about the state’s past relationship with high water – and its future.