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Brian Shupe: Good news about groundwater

Vt Digger - - 8:59 am Thu Oct 9th, 2014

With so much bad news circulating about our society's - and our governments' - inability to confront the enormous environmental challenges that we face, it is important to recognize the good news when the system works as it should and laws that were passed to protect the health and safety of citizens are put to good use.

In recent months, both the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the state's Attorney General have taken advantage of an important legal principle to help protect groundwater.

It's known as the public trust doctrine, which means that Vermont's groundwater is held in common to serve the public interest of all Vermonters.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - :

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Randolph, VT 05060 (Set as Local)
East Montpelier, VT 05651 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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