Lake Advocates Say Vermont Has Botched Regulating Pollution on Dairy Farms

The relationship between regulators is so broken, the groups argue, that if the state can’t fix the problem, the federal government should strip Vermont of its authority to regulate pollution in its waterways.

“In order to achieve the monumental phosphorus reductions we need to clean up the lake, we need a functioning system to regulate those farms,” said Elena Mihaly, director of the Conservation Law Foundation in Vermont. “We have a lot of concern that the structure right now is not set up for success.”

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