Skip to main content

Lesson's Learned in Implementing the Lake Champlain Phosphorus TMDL

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

The Lake Champlain Phosphorus TMDL was developed and submitted jointly by the States of Vermont and New York to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2002. The TMDL included a Vermont-specific implementation plan describing action items and funding needed to accomplish the necessary phosphorus load reduction. The implementation plan has served as a basis for the efforts of the state agencies of Natural Resources and Agriculture, Food and Markets by guiding annual funding requests, staffing levels, and program priorities for the past six years. During this time, the state has invested more than 45 million dollars in its efforts to improve water quality in the Lake, and in turn has leveraged these dollars to obtain an additional 40 million in federal funding. This paper discusses Vermont's efforts to implement the 2002 phosphorus TMDL, as well as the approach that will be used going forward.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Lake Champlain; TMDL; interstate; nutrients; phosphorus

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2009-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more