VT governor defends manure-to-money scheme
January 29, 2018 by VT Digger
January 29, 2018, Montpelier, VT – Vermont has a problem. The state is $1.2 billion short of the funding it will need to meet federal targets for reducing pollution in state waterways.
To solve that problem, Gov. Phil Scott recently suggested a creative solution in his budget address – turning the pollutant into a commodity and selling it out of state.
The pollutant is phosphorus, a primary ingredient of fertilizer, which is widely used in farming. READ MORE