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State News
June 26, 2015

Shumlin signs water quality bill

By Sarah Olsen, VTDigger.org

On Tuesday, June 16, on the shore of Lake Champlain, Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill that aims to improve the quality of the state’s waterways .

The bill, H.35, raises money through a 0.2 percent surcharge on the state’s property…

State News
June 26, 2015

Heavy rains lead to increase in sewage discharges

By Sarah Olsen, VTDigger.org

There have been almost as many sewage discharges reported across the state in the past 35 days as there were in all of the previous year, according to state data.

Twenty-five discharges have been reported since May 11, compared to the…

State News
June 26, 2015

State supports two projects at Vermont Tech

By Sarah Olsen, VTDigger.org

Gov. Peter Shumlin visited the campus of Vermont Technical College on Monday to highlight two state spending projects.

One project makes Vermont Technical College the site of the new Vermont Agriculture and Environmental Lab;  the other will appropriate $1 million in…