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Lake Champlain Science and Solutions

08/20/08 7:50AM By John Dillon

Decades of work and millions of dollars have not stopped pollution from damaging Lake Champlain. The total spent so far by the state's Clean and Clear program: $85 million dollars. Total improvement in lake water quality: Virtually zero.

VPR's John Dillon takes a look at the science and solutions to pollution in Lake Champlain in this special two-part report.

Click on the links below to read or listen to the two parts


Tuesday, August 19 - Part 1:  Algae Blooms

Wednesday, August 20 - Part 2:  Phosphorus 




AP Photo/Courtesy of Larry Dupont

VPR Photo/Jane Lindholm


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