Opportunities for Action: An Evolving Plan for the Future of the Lake Champlain Basin

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Approvals and Support

A Letter to the Citizens of the Lake Champlain Basin
James H. Douglas, Governor of Vermont
David A. Paterson, Governor of New York
H. Curtis Spalding, Regional Administrator, EPA New England
Judith A. Enck, Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2

The plan is signed by the signatories listed above. We are also pleased to include a strong message of support from the Premier of Québec, Jean Charest. This message, in French and English, was provided to the Lake Champlain Basin Program on November 9, 2010.

The Lake Champlain Steering Committee members are pleased to recommend to the Governors of New York and Vermont and the Administrators of the US Environmental Protection Agency these revisions of Opportunities for Action.

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LCBP Advisory Committee Members and Staff

Thank you to the many people serving as members of LCBP Committees during the completion of Opportunities for Action in November 2010, including members of the Steering Committee; Citizens Advisory Committees of New York, Québec, and Vermont; Cultural Heritage and Recreation Advisory Committee; Education & Outreach Advisory Committee; and Technical Advisory Committee. Thank you also to staff supporting the Lake Champlain Basin Program at this time. [see full list]

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Federal Acts

Lake Champlain Special Designation Act of 1990

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lake Champlain Basin Program Act of 2002

Statement of Legislative Intent

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LCBP Reports and Grants

To search and view LCBP-funded reports, please visit our Publications Database. Technical Reports can be found by searching Type: Technical and Demonstration.

To search and view LCBP-funded projects, please visit our Grant Database.

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EPA Disclaimer

As required by the Antideficiency Act, 31 U.S.C. 1341 and 1342, all commitments made by EPA in this plan are subject to the availability of appropriated funds. Nothing in this plan, in and of itself, obligates EPA to expend appropriations or to enter into any contract, assistance agreement, interagency agreement, or incur other financial obligations that would be inconsistent with Agency budget priorities. This plan does not exempt the parties from EPA policies governing competition for assistance agreements. Any transaction involving reimbursement or contribution of funds between the parties to this plan will be handled in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and procedures under separate written agreements.

This plan does not create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable by law or equity, between or against the States of New York and Vermont or EPA, their officers or employees, or any other person. This plan does not direct or apply to any person outside of the States of New York and Vermont and EPA.

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