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Bennington VT Radioactive Drinking Water Level Triggers Testing

According to the Vermont Agency of Natural resource map, increased radionuclide levels in groundwater from particulate runoff and airborne particulate contaminated river sediment. Ground and surface uranium occurrences, and naturally occurring alpha radiation in drinking water. Testing Water is Advised.
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Bromley Pump House Rebuilding Strong following Fire

Peru, VT: via bromley mountain. December 17, 2017. Peru , VT – A fire destroyed Bromley’s Primary Pump House that occurred during the night of December 16 and early morning December 17. It began with an electrical fault, and local fire departments responded. We are grateful no one was injured in the incident. December 28. Construction is going smoothly. We currently have 4 walls and half a roof…
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Bromley First Responders Rescue at least 100 from Frozen Ski Lift

Peru, VT: At least 100 mountain riders were lowered by ropes as the Sun Mountain Express ski lift on Bromley Mountain stopped when wind gust of  40 miles per hour caused empty chairs to flip and tangle cables in frigidly cold weather on December 25, 2017. First responders were ready to evacuate the fail lift and everyone was back on the ground within 2 hours.…
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Enormous Mass of Warm Rock Magma Rising Beneath New England

 Residents living above magma in Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire don’t need to panic or evacuate. Rutgers Scientists produce First-of-its kind seismic study challenges textbook concepts of geology. via Rutgers Today - By Todd B. Bates Slowly but steadily, an enormous mass of warm rock is rising beneath part of New England, although a major volcanic eruption isn’t likely for millions of years, a Rutgers…
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Mount Ascutney Vermont Plutonic Volcanic Series

Mount Ascutney, Vermont is part of the White Mountain plutonic-volcanic series of igneous rocks. These rocks intruded from Triassic to Cretaceous time in southern Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont with the relatively young Ascutney pluton intruding at ~122 MA (K/Ar date on Biotite). The Ascutney pluton is about 8 km × 4 km in map area and intrudes Precambrian basement gneisses of the Chester dome and overlying Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks. The pluton emplacement…
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Water Disasters – Rutland VT Widespread Lead Contamination double Flint Michigan Crisis

LEAD HAZARDS AND LEAD POISONING Lead poisoning is a serious but preventable health problem. Lead is a highly toxic metal that has been commonly used in many household, industrial and automobile products—such as paint, solder, batteries, brass, car radiators, bullets, pottery, etc. Too much lead in the body, or lead poisoning, can cause serious and permanent health problems. Children and pregnant women are at special risk. The major source…
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Groundwater Issues Surface / Airborne Radioactivity Lifts as Construction Occurs on Mount Okemo, Ludlow’s Toxic Thrust

Ludlow, VT: Mount Ludlow known as Okemo Mountain has developed into a 3000 unit housing mega-cluster with spikes in visitor population of over 20,000 on prime snow covered weeks overwhelming environmental infrastructure and contributing to two dead rivers flowing off the mountain thrust and the Gore. Okemo, Okemo Valley is a Category 1 Elevated Radioactivity Ground, Stream sediment, and Aero flightline radioactivity downwind fallout zone.…
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Burlington & Vermont State receive DOJ letter – “sanctuary policies” might violate federal law

Justice Department Sends Letters to 29 Jurisdictions Regarding Their Compliance with 8 1373 The Department of Justice today sent the attached letters to 29 jurisdictions that may have laws, policies, or practices that violate 8 1373, a federal statute that promotes information sharing related to immigration enforcement.   “Jurisdictions that adopt so-called ‘sanctuary policies’ also adopt the view that the protection of criminal aliens is…
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Fraud “On the Hills by the Rapids” – 10 People defrauded in Resort Investments obtain permanent Green Cards

via VTdigger - Ten people have become the first defrauded EB-5 investors in the Jay Peak Resort projects to obtain permanent resident status since the properties at the center of the case went into receivership more than a year ago. Michael Goldberg, the receiver who has been overseeing the properties, including Jay Peak and Burke Mountain ski resort, posted a notice last week that  Citizenship and Immigration Services had approved 10…
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Original Vermont Strong 250th Commemoratives before the Storm

          Ludlow was flooded by Tropical Storm Irene August 2011 closing the town's only market, Shaw's Supermarket, and Okemo Valley's Main Street was flooded by downhill rapids flowing into Ludlow's Black River flooding the Village which was once a lake. LUDLOW, VT - Kevin M. Davis, 50, of Weston and a longtime resident of Ludlow, died Sunday, August 28, 2011, in a…
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