It’s been a wet summer so far in Vermont. And, according to climate scientists, Vermonters should get used to it – more rainfall and even more intense storms are predicted as a result of our changing climate. But, just because we know what’s to come doesn’t mean Vermont is prepared to deal with it. To find…
Why We Give a Crap: CLF Offers Improvements to Vermont’s Proposed Rule to Regulate Untreated Sewage Overflows
Out of sight, out of mind. That’s often the case for pollution issues. So it’s no surprise that most people do not realize that raw, untreated sewage is routinely – and illegally – dumped into the same waters we drink from and recreate in. Here in Vermont, according to state data, there have been 147 untreated sewage…
It’s been a busy day for South Boston on several fronts – but the dawning of a new era for a transformed Boston Harbor and the environmentalists, legislators and other officials who have been fighting for a clean harbor for nearly three decades.
Last night, the Portland City Council took a big step forward in addressing one of the city’s dirtiest little secrets – the discharge of literally hundreds of millions of gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater into Casco Bay every year.