On June 16, Governor Shumlin signed H.35 into law. H.35 is a state bill that addresses water quality concern in Lake Champlain. Gov. Shumlin spoke about the collective effort it took to pass the bill and the collective effort it will take from all sectors- homeowners, municipalities, and farmers- to make the bill effective.
FWA’s Co-Chair, Larry Gervais affirmed Franklin and Grand Isle County farmer’s willingness to implement practices that protect Vermont’s water quality. FWA’s Chair, Darlene Reynolds, thanked all who work toward improving out state’s water quality with a special mention of FWA’s founder, Roger Rainville.