The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded the State of Vermont and the Lake Champlain Basin Program $4 million to implement the 2016 Lake Champlain Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL), which sets phosphorus pollution targets for Vermont segments of Lake Champlain.
The Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) filed changes to the Vermont Wetland Rules May 29th, 2018. This rule change proposed two wetlands to be classified as Class I wetlands: The LaPlatte River Marsh in Shelburne, Vermont and Peacham Bog, in Peacham Vermont. The proposed Class I changes appear in Appendix A of the Rule. The Proposed change also updated the electronic link on the Rule cover page.