Commission looking at ways to restore Vt brookThe Associated Press | February 16,2013BURLINGTON — A planning commission has secured a $3,600 state grant to help restore a polluted brook between Burlington and South Burlington.
The Winooski-based Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission says the Centennial Brook is impaired because of pollution-laden storm runoff and erosion.
The commission plans to use the grant, as well as $91,000 from local holders of stormwater permits, to fund strategies to prevent or lessen the effects of runoff.
It’s looking into rain gardens and other techniques.MORE IN Vermont NewsMONTPELIER — U.S. Sen. Full Story
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