With tag: environment
Climate Science Is A Challenge For Ski Resorts
On a sunny day at Shawnee Peak, a family-sized mountain about an hour northwest of Portland, Maine, faithful early-season skiers carve their first turns
on a good choice of trails thanks to the numerous snow-blowers going full tilt
to cover the otherwise brown slopes. Ski patrol, in their tell-tale red
jackets, say something's changed about winter.
Winter Storm Begins Dropping Snow Across Region
winter storm that raged through the South and Midwest began dumping snow overnight in New England. By
sunrise, 3 to 8 inches had fallen across Vermont - with plenty more on the way.
Strafford Ponders Future of Copper Mine Site
By Charlotte Albright
taken more than a decade, but the Superfund
clean-up of an abandoned copper mine in South Strafford is almost finished. The
EPA has sealed 45 acres of tailings-which are finely ground sulfide ore-that
had been leaching into local waterways.
High Winds Cause Widespread Damage Across State
nightfall, some 20,000 power outages were still being reported across Vermont after
strong winds buffeted the state, causing more damage than did the remnants of
By Jane Lindholm
What does Vermont have in common with the Arctic? It turns out quite a few scholars who study the arctic make their home in Vermont. We'll find out about the Center for Circumpolar studies and discover what we can learn by studying the arctic.
Take Out the Papers and the Trash:
By Jane Lindholm
Officials at the Agency of Natural Resources
have given the owners of the Moretown landfill an ultimatum: clean up the smell, or shut down. We'll look at how the state deals with
its solid waste, and what will happen to the Moretown landfill.
Vt. Issues Towns New Stormwater Permits
By John Dillon
The Vermont Department of Environmental
Conservation is working to reduce water pollution in the Lake Champlain watershed by requiring a number of municipalities and
other groups to do more to control storm water runoff.