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MIDDLEBURY | State Rep. Amy Sheldon of East Middlebury has been named a Climate Champion by the social-justice activist group Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR). more

Dec 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga has recently begun construction on its combined sanitary and stormwater sewer collection and treatment system. more

Oct 29, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Declaring their intent to protect Lake George’s environment, the Lake George Town Board recently established a new law banning hydraulic fracturing in town. more

Oct 7, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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CROWN POINT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program hosted the signing of the Opportunities for Action Plan for the lake at the Champlain Lighthouse here. more

Jun 21, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

The blue birds never really left this winter. more

May 6, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 12 Comments

Consider that many of our current economic practices are based on promoting growth. more

Mar 29, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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MONTPELIER — The Scott administration is digging in against a proposal by the House Natural Resource, Fish and Wildlife Committee to raise $30 million to clean up Lake Champlain and other bodies of water in Vermont. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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BURLINGTON — When it comes to state regulations, Vermont’s dairy farmers may be breathing a little sigh of relief after listening to the state’s agriculture secretary last week. more

Feb 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont legislature is now well into the final chapter of a high-stakes saga that began in 2010. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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ELLENBURG — The town is investigating if the use of new fertilizer technology has detrimental effects to the environment. more

Jan 24, 2017 1:34 PM The Sun 2 Comments

PLATTSBURGH — The roads ahead are about to get a little smoother. more

Jan 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — With just weeks until president-elect Donald Trump takes office, environmental groups in the Adirondack Park are expressing concerns over an administration they fear may be hostile to the environment. more

Jan 10, 2017 9:05 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Looks like the city beach won’t be given an extra life preserver, after all. more

Oct 1, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — After weeks of water tests, the city is still at a loss as to what is causing the high level of contaminants at the city beach. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun


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LAKE GEORGE — Million Dollar Beach was reopened to the public mid-day Saturday Aug. 20, a day after it was closed due to suspected lakewater pollution. more

Aug 23, 2016 11:36 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Area community leaders and environmental advocates hosted state officials recently — conducting a tour of both Lake George sewer treatment plant and an excursion on the lake to emphasize how their financial help is needed. more

Jul 21, 2016 2:30 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — The city has received $10,000 to explore possible future stormwater pollution reduction projects. more

Jun 9, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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A recent survey, sponsored by foreign-owned power utility National Grid (N.G.), indicates, at first blush, that residents of the Town of New Haven have expressed strong support for the controversial Vermont Green Line renewable energy transmission... more

May 30, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

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