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State Releases Irene Recovery Report
Monday, 04/08/13
By Steve Zind
A new report says report it's likely that by the second anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in August, much of the recovery work will be finished and the focus will shift to preparing for the next disaster.
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VPR News
State Gives Tax Relief To Flooded Mobile Home Owners
Tuesday, 06/12/12
Vermont is providing additional tax relief to people whose mobile homes were damaged or destroyed during last year's spring flooding or from Tropical Storm Irene.
VPR News
Jeffersonville Discusses Buyout Of Land In Floodplain
Tuesday, 02/21/12
By Kirk Carapezza
In Cambridge Tuesday night, residents will discuss Jeffersonville's proposed purchase of land in its floodplain, where Jolley's Associates once planned a major commercial development.
VPR News
Jeffersonville, Weary Of Floods, Pledges To Block Development
Monday, 02/06/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The Village of Jeffersonville has been hit hard by flooding - four times in less than 11 months. Now village leaders say they're willing to reduce future flood damage by closing some of the floodplain to development.
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VPR News
Torrential Rain Hits Flood-Weary Southern Vermont
Friday, 10/14/11
Vermont Emergency Management tells VPR it is warning city and town emergency officials about torrential rains in southern Vermont. Many brooks and streams in the area are already bank-full.
Vermont Edition
Help For Homeowners After Flooding
Thursday, 09/15/11
By Jane Lindholm
More than 700 homes in Vermont were damaged or destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene, and 4,400 households have registered for assistance with FEMA. We look at the programs available for homeowners to recover.
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Facing Flash Floods, Some Vt. Towns Prepare To Evacuate
Monday, 09/05/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Vermont Emergency Management says there are reports of minor flash flooding, and some flood-weary Vermont towns are preparing for evacuation.
VPR News
#VTResponse Takes Off In Irene's Wake
Sunday, 09/04/11
By Kirk Carapezza
In the wake of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irene, one social media Website launched by a young Winooski woman has emerged as the leader in aggregating volunteer information and coordinating the relief effort.
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VPR News
Getting There From Here On Damaged Roads
Saturday, 09/03/11
By Patti Daniels
A man from Sandgate, trying to help a friend affected by Tropical Storm Irene flooding, took a two-day tour of back roads.
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VPR News
Vt Counties To Receive Federal Funding For Flood Repair
Tuesday, 07/26/11
By Ross Sneyd
The federal government has committed to helping communities in three Vermont counties repair damage from this spring's floods.
VPR News
Voices In The Week's News: June 10, 2011
Friday, 06/10/11
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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Vermont Edition
Wet Fields, Late Planting, Frustrated Farmers
Thursday, 06/09/11
By Jane Lindholm
Dairy and vegetable farms are still dealing with saturated fields in the aftermath of severe spring flooding, and the delayed planting of crops will have ripple effects throughout the growing season.
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Vermont Edition
Environmental Impact Of Lake And River Flooding
Tuesday, 05/10/11
By Jane Lindholm
A lingering snow pack and warm heavy rains have contributed to  flood conditions, but the impact of all this water is also related to how we develop and use land adjacent to rivers and lakes.
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Vermont Edition
Post-Flooding, Where’s The Relief?
Tuesday, 05/17/11
By Jane Lindholm
In the wake of the recent flooding, we look at the aftermath in terms of insurance payouts. And we learn what FEMA relief would be available if the President declares Vermont a disaster area. Plus, an insight into home sharing.
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VPR News
National Guard Assists In Flood Relief
Friday, 05/06/11
By Ross Sneyd
A crew of National Guard troops is in the Champlain Islands today helping residents deal with the ongoing flood. More than 400 homes have already been damaged and three destroyed as the lake has risen to historic highs. Video: Visitors Look At Lake Champlain Flooding
VPR News
As Waters Rise, Roads Worsen
Wednesday, 05/04/11
By Kirk Carapezza
As Lake Champlain reaches historic levels, the state’s Transportation Agency says a number of highways, including Interstate 89 southbound in Milton, have been either completely or partially closed because they’re impassable.
VPR News
Spring Floods Contribute To Lake Champlain Pollution
Thursday, 04/28/11
By John Dillon
The spring floods that have torn up roadways and damaged lakefront property are having an environmental impact as well. The high water has washed phosphorus and other pollutants downstream into Lake Champlain, and climate change could make the problem worse.
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VPR News
Flood Waters Recede, Roads Still Closed
Friday, 04/29/11
Floodwaters are receding in northern Vermont, but many roads remain closed and homeowners are cleaning up big messes in the wake of flooding from heavy rains and snowmelt.
VPR News
Rivers Jump Banks And Rush Through Northern Vermont Communities
Wednesday, 04/27/11
By Ross Sneyd
Rivers across northern Vermont jumped their banks when strong storms and spring snowmelt came rushing out of the mountains over the past couple of days. That forced officials to close some schools and many roads.
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Officials Urge Caution In Flooded Areas
Wednesday, 04/27/11
By Lynne McCrea
Vermont Emergency Management officials say flood water in most areas has gone down considerably since last night. One concern now is keeping people safe when there's so much water on the road.
VPR News
Many Roads Closed By Spring Flooding
Wednesday, 04/27/11
By Ross Sneyd
Many roads in northern Vermont are closed today because they're underwater or washed out from spring snowmelt and rainfall. State police and Vermont Emergency Management say a number of roads along the western slopes of the Green Mountains and in the Northeast Kingdom are affected.
VPR News
Rain, Melting Snow Cause River Flooding, Road Closures
Monday, 04/11/11
By Ross Sneyd
Melting snow and thunderstorms have combined to cause some minor river flooding around Vermont. Authorities have not reported any damage, but they say rivers have overflowed their banks into surrounding fields in a number of places, and Route 15 by the Wrong Way Bridge in Cambridge is closed until further notice.
VPR News
Threat Of Flooding Still Looms
Monday, 03/14/11
Vermont cities and towns continue to brace for the possibility of river ice jams and flooding. In Montpelier on Monday, a large crane was working to break up ice in the Winooski River.
VPR News
As Snow Melts, Vermont Communities Brace For Flooding
Thursday, 03/10/11
With rain, warm temperatures and melting snow in the forecast, Vermont cities and towns are bracing for the possibility of river ice jams and flooding.
VPR News
Flooding, Outages Less Severe Than First Feared
Friday, 10/01/10
By Nina Keck
Two consecutive days of stormy weather dropped about six inches of rain across Vermont. It's been disappointing for fall foliage visitors. But potential flooding and power outages have been much less severe than expected.
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