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Scott Milne on Environment

 

 


Lake Champlain is a natural treasure we must preserve

I made a campaign promise to earmark $6 million a year for Lake Champlain clean-up with no new taxes. This is a good place to start. I look forward to working with law-makers on all ideas to address this problem. Goals:
  1. Catalyze the cleanup of Lake Champlain without raising new revenue.
  2. Amend the "Vermont Housing and Conservation Trust Fund Act" to allocate the part of the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board's funds used for conservation to cleaning up Lake Champlain.
Lake Champlain is a natural treasure we must preserve. Vermonters rely on the Lake not only for drinking water, but for recreation, tourism dollars, property values, and agriculture. Cleanup is not just an environmental issue. Our economic, social, and bodily well-being are at risk. From Abenaki times to present day, Vermonters have relied on the Lake. The first European explorers came to Vermont through her. A piece of our heritage is suffering before our eyes.
Source: 2016 Vermont Senate campaign website ScottMilne.org , Aug 8, 2016

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