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Commission looking at ways to restore Vt. brook

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A planning commission has secured a $3,600 state grant to help restore a polluted brook between Burlington and South Burlington, Vt.

The Winooski-based Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission says the Centennial Brook is impaired because of pollution-laded storm runoff and erosion.

The commission plans to use the grant, as well $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.

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