View from 116 State Street - September 2015

By Chuck Ross, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets

Water Quality issues are front-and-center for the Agency of Agriculture, and farmers all across the state. Cleaning up Lake Champlain is a top priority of this Administration, as evidenced by the passage of the Clean Water Act. The Agency of Agriculture is committed to working with farmers to ensure they have the information and resources they need to protect water quality and navigate the regulatory landscape.

That’s why we have recently re-launched the Water Quality section of our website. Our new Water Quality section includes the current regulations, resources for farmers, water quality research, and more. Updates to these pages are made on an on-going basis.

So, please bookmark http://agriculture.vermont.gov/water-quality We have a lot of work to do over the next year to implement the Clean Water Act. We are committed to keeping you updated and informed, and will use the website as a key tool in meeting that goal.

Thank you for your on-going support of Vermont agriculture, and your commitment to protecting our environment for future generations.

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