VPR: How Can Vermont Come Up with the Money for Lake Champlain Clean Up?

Patti Daniels and Jane Lindolhm
January 16, 2017

One-point-three billion dollars. That’s the total amount the state thinks it needs to clean up Lake Champlain and other waterways over the next 20 years.  So where does the money come from? The Treasurer’s Office has just released a report that maps out how to raise most of that funding.

Treasurer’s Office has been working on its recommendations for several months, after being charged with delivering a menu of options by January 15.  On the next Vermont Edition, we’ll comb through the details of the funding report with state Treasurer Beth Pearce and former Environmental Conservation Commissioner Alyssa Schuren.

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