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CHARLOTTE | After nearly a decade of studies and work with considerable public input, the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) has completed its long-range management plan (LRMP) for Mt. Philo State Park. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Downtown Middlebury has received a $100,000 taxpayer grant from the Vermont Downtown Development Board for a new Amtrak passenger train railroad platform and associated parking spaces. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, when retired homeowners Doug and Pat Richmond of Underhill were told by an official of their home fuel-oil dealer, Patterson Fuels, that their basement fuel tank was being “red tagged”... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | According to a news statement by Elle O’Casey director of communications and outreach for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, 73 percent of Vermont is still experiencing dry or drought conditions... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

A new state report about a pilot program to test school drinking water for lead recommends that all Vermont school water systems be tested for the toxic metal immediately. Read more

Editorials

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The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermonters have stayed warm during winter since the days native Abenaki people hunted the woods and streams of  the future Green Mountain State. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | The Agency of Natural Resources announced last week that Rowley Fuels of Milton, was fined $18,600 for illegally cutting open fuel oil storage tanks and lighting the fuel on fire. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | The Act 73 Working Group released its recommendations last week for long-term water quality funding to meet the state’s clean water goals. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER |  On Oct. 12, former Vermont state Sen. Wendy Wilton of Rutland asked her Facebook friends, “Anybody have an update on whether or not Vermont is meeting its [greenhouse gas emission reduction] goals?” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | The ancient, 60-mile-long White River flows through an eastern section Addison County at Granville. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | The operator of a slate quarry in Rutland County has been fined by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources for illegally discharging water and sediment into Lake St. Catherine in April 2014. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND – Central Vermont Motorcycles, a powersports dealer and service center in Rutland, was told to pay a fine of $23,062 by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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GOSHEN — The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has fined Suzanne Reider of Goshen for making alterations to Stewart Pond Dam before obtaining necessary authorization from the state. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Walgreen Eastern Co., Inc., was fined $20,000 for producing and selling batteries in Vermont without an Agency-approved battery stewardship plan. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Vermont Watchdog

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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MORIAH – On a split vote, the Moriah Town Council has agreed the state can proceed with the purchase of the Tub Mill Pond tract in the town. Read more

The Sun

RANDOLPH — State agencies are teaming up to ensure that Vermont brewers continue to brew up delicious beer and strong business this year instead of unwanted environmental violations. Read more

The Vermont Eagle