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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.730

Introduced by Representatives Perry of Richford, Branagan of Georgia, Consejo of Sheldon, Fitzgerald of St. Albans City, Gervais of Enosburg, Gilbert of Fairfax, Keenan of St. Albans City, McAllister of Highgate and Spengler of Colchester

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Conservation; water resources; dams

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to appropriate $70,000.00 to the agency of natural resources for the removal of the East Highgate dam on the Missisquoi River or installation of control or exclusion devices at the dam.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE EAST HIGHGATE DAM ON THE MISSISQUOI RIVER

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  SAFETY MEASURES FOR EAST HIGHGATE DAM SAFETY

In addition to any other funds appropriated to the agency of natural resources in fiscal year 2009, there is appropriated from the general fund to the department $70,000.00 in fiscal year 2009 for use by the agency of natural resources in the removal of the East Highgate dam on the Missisquoi River or installation of control or exclusion measures at the dam that are sufficient to eliminate the threat the dam poses to human health and safety.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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