The environmental group says the state erred in allowing increased pollution by four municipalities before progress is made on other sources of phosphorus, such as agriculture.
A working group made up of Scott administration officials failed to fulfill a legislative charge to find funding for phosphorus clean up.
Company officials say a deal to sell the nuclear plant will collapse if the state imposes stringent cleanup requirements.
The Department of Health is seeking the removal of demolition debris it says contains asbestos. The owner has already been ordered to pay up to $1.8 million for a cleanup at another site.
News Release — Department of Environmental Conservation October 11, 2017 Media Contact: Kari Dolan, Clean Water Initiative Program (802) 490-6113 | [email protected] MONTPELIER, VT — The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program announces over $1.6 million in Ecosystem Restoration Grants for projects to improve water quality across Vermont. DEC is awarding more than […]
Advocates of local “tradition” are sore about who engineered the original conservation deal in Essex County — environmentalists, the federal government, then-Gov. Howard Dean and big-city financiers.
The Governor’s Climate Action Commission holds a public hearing in Manchester.
Secretary Julie Moore wants to reduce the amount spent on the cleanup efforts in the short term until agencies determine which projects to fund. Some seek an independent authority to manage the money.
Scott wants to know how land will be acquired, how landowners will be affected, and what will happen to the “productivity” of the land once it is placed under federal protection.
The consultant Entergy hired to look for nonradiological contaminants such as oil or PCBs didn’t do any testing or soil sampling. State officials say a more thorough assessment is needed.
News Release — Vermont Woodlands Association August 25, 2017 Contact: Vermont Woodlands Association, 802-747-7900, [email protected] ISLAND POND- Join the Vermont Woodlands Association and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources in the Northeast Kingdom for a woods tour of Weyerhaeuser land on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The tour theme this […]
Vermonters will require a significant investment and stronger policies to protect us from pollution.
News Release — Vermont Association of Snow Travelers August 4, 2017 Contact: Cindy Locke Telephone: 802-229-0005 ext. 11 Email: [email protected] Website: http://lvrt.org http://www.vtvast.org VAST, VT AGENCY OF TRANSPORTATION, NATURAL RESOURCES BOARD REACH SETTLEMENT Executive Direcotor of VAST Cindy Locke states: VAST is very happy to have reached this Agreement with the Natural Resources Board (NRB) […]
News Release — Vermont Agency of Natural Resources August 2, 2017 Media Contact: John Zaikowski 802-522-5438 [email protected] Rutland Company Fined for Hazardous Waste Management Violations Montpelier – The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Central Vermont Motorcycles, Inc., a powersports dealer and service center in Rutland, is now required to pay a fine of […]