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VT farmers say they’re not only source of lake pollution


November 13, 2015
By San Francisco Chronicle

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November 13, 2015, St. Albans, VT – Dairy farmers in northwestern Vermont told the state Agency of Agriculture on Nov. 12 they back state efforts to reduce phosphorus pollution, but say they are not the only source of the pollution in Lake Champlain.

About 50 farmers, clean water advocates and lakefront property owners turned out for a public hearing on possibly additional rules for reducing phosphorus pollution from farms in the Missisquoi Bay Basin. READ MORE