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Oct 8, 2018

Zebra Mussels Threaten Sunken Ships in Lake Champlain, Vt.

Zebra Mussels Threaten Sunken Ships in Lake Champlain, Vt.

Invasive zebra mussels are threatening an underwater historic preserve in Lake Champlain.

Oct 5, 2018

Vermont Awards Grants to Phosphorus Reducing Proposals

Vermont Awards Grants to Phosphorus Reducing Proposals

Six groups are sharing $250,000 in funding for innovative proposals to extract phosphorus from soils as Vermont tries to reduce the polluted runoff that leads to toxic algae blooms in Lake Champlain.

Sep 19, 2018

Woman Rescued From Capsized Sailboat on Lake Champlain

Woman Rescued From Capsized Sailboat on Lake Champlain

The U.S. Coast Guard station in Vermont says all boaters can learn from actions taken that led up to a successful rescue Tuesday night on Lake Champlain. A woman’s 17-foot catamaran sailboat capsized near...

Sep 13, 2018

Ferry Could be Sunk to Create Underwater Exploration Area

Ferry Could be Sunk to Create Underwater Exploration Area

A provocative new idea is getting buzz on the Vermont side of Lake Champlain where a new group has formed to study what it would take to intentionally sink a passenger ferry in the lake. Eddy told necn he...

Sep 5, 2018

New Questions About Vt. Drowning Death of Moose

New Questions About Vt. Drowning Death of Moose

There are new questions about the health of a moose that died in an unusual way this weekend in Vermont, but the full truth around its death will never be known.

Sep 4, 2018

Death of Moose Prompts Plea About Safe Wildlife Interactions

Death of Moose Prompts Plea About Safe Wildlife Interactions

Game wardens in Vermont are urging people to keep their distance from wild animals, after an incident over the weekend they say led to the death of a moose. The animal drowned in Lake Champlain, after swimming...

Jul 12, 2018

Lake Champlain Beaches Closed Due to Wastewater Release

Lake Champlain Beaches Closed Due to Wastewater Release

Officials say 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage has spewed into Lake Champlain.

Jul 11, 2018

Body Believed to Be Missing Kayaker Found in Lake Champlain

Body Believed to Be Missing Kayaker Found in Lake Champlain

Vermont's State Police Marine Unit and Dive Team has located a body believed to be that of a missing kayaker in Lake Champlain. The body was recovered late Wednesday afternoon in the water near Shelburne Point....

Jun 29, 2018

In Era of Legal Pot, Pot Remains Illegal on Lake Champlain

In Era of Legal Pot, Pot Remains Illegal on Lake Champlain

The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding people Lake Champlain is a federal waterway, shared between Vermont, New York, and Canada, so Vermont’s new, looser attitude toward marijuana does not apply out on the lake.

Apr 19, 2018

Faulty Valve at Plant Causes Sewage Release Into Lake

Faulty Valve at Plant Causes Sewage Release Into Lake

Vermont officials say over 7.1 million gallons of partially treated sewage and rain water was released into Lake Champlain.

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