Raging forest fires in the West and rising sea levels could lead people to move to Vermont.
News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation July 7, 2016 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon, In Latest Post-Irene Mitigation Grant From FEMA (THURSDAY, July 7, 2016) – Many Vermonters saw the dramatic photos in 2011 documenting the aftermath of Tropical […]
Editor’s note: This article is by Chris Mays, of the Brattleboro Reformer, in which it was first published Jan. 26, 2016. JAMAICA — There’s good news for residents living on Goodaleville Road. A bridge over the Winhall River, which serves as an alternate route between Jamaica and Londonderry, was reopened on Friday. “It’s open to […]
So we crafted legislation and steered it through the appropriations process and into law to ensure that FEMA could pay for smarter, more resilient projects.
The new homes are engineered to withstand a 100-year storm — one so severe, there’s only a 1 percent chance it will occur in any given year.
News Release — Green Mountain National Forest April 27, 2015 Media Contact: Ethan M. Ready, Public Affairs Officer Voice: (802) 747‐6760 Cell: (802) 558‐8176 [email protected] RUTLAND, VT. (April 27, 2015) – The American Public Works Association’s (APWA) recently selected the Kelley Stand Road Project as the recipient of a Public Works Project of the Year […]
n a forum organized by the Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC), WallGoldfinger Chief Operating Officer Michael Spencer and Woodshop Supervisor Will Francis told the tale of the high-end furniture manufacturer once devastated by Tropical Storm Irene’s floodwaters and now, not only back from the brink, but better than ever.
A proposed change in management of the Waterbury Dam is prompting some local concerns over flood safety. State officials want to maintain a consistent level year-round, instead of lowering water levels every winter.
The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board partnered with Efficiency Vermont for a pilot program that is subsidizing 10 private purchases of the “next generation” of modular mobile home, the Vermod Nordic Home.
Hunger Mountain Children’s Center has purchased two buildings on South Main Street from the State of Vermont in ￼order to resume operations in downtown Waterbury next year.
State agencies and our regional partners are taking steps to help cities and towns analyze local flood risks and help businesses and communities recover quickly in the event of a flood.
Sanders and Welch urge action on climate change policy.
News Release — Governor’s Office Feb. 18, 2014 The second meeting of the Presidential Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience was held last week in Los Angeles, even as winter storms in the Washington forced a government shutdown and historic drought in California lead to an emergency declaration. Gov. Peter Shumlin was appointed to […]
PC Construction has begun work on the $125 million Waterbury State Office Complex project to deconstruct 310,000 square feet of flood-damaged structures; build a new 86,000-square-foot office building and 20,000-square-foot central plant and maintenance facility; and facilitate the historic renovation of the 13 original core buildings.