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Vermont feels pressure to clean up Lake Champlain

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MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont officials posted online a hefty plan Tuesday to reduce pollution in Lake Champlain from stormwater runoff, and now await word on whether it goes far enough in addressing federal concerns. Decades of runoff have contributed to dirtying Vermont’s signature lake and causing excessive algae growth. The pollution has turned the water murky, hurt tourism, depressed property values and increased water treatment costs. Cleaning up the lake has been a longstanding state ...

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