Lake Champlain, photo/New England Boating

Lake Champlain, photo/New England Boating.

Burlington Free Press: Vermont officials are finalizing details of a plan due Monday [April 7] to reduce stormwater runoff into Lake Champlain to avoid costly federal intervention.

Runoff over the years has been blamed for polluting Vermont’s signature lake and causing excessive algae growth that has turned some of its waters murky shades of green, brown or blue. Officials say it has also hurt tourism, depressed property values and increased water treatment costs.

Read more about the plan to reduce stromwater runoff into Lake Champlain.


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