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Commission on Act 250 Begins Public Forums Across Vermont

The Commission on Act 250: The Next 50 Years was established by the Vermont Legislature this year to work on modernizing Act 250, which has regulated development in the state since June 1970. Now, the Commission is holding a series of six public forums to engage Vermonters on their priorities for the future of our landscape and how to maintain its environment and sense of place.


EAN Releases 2017 Annual Report

According to the Energy Action Network (EAN)’s 2017 Annual Report, released today, Vermont is falling short of its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate renewable energy, and at our current trajectory, will not achieve 90% renewable by 2050. (more…)

VNRC receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

We’re proud to report that VNRC has received a 4-star rating (out of a possible four stars) this year from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and a commitment to accountability and transparency. See our profile to learn more about the metrics behind our rating.


VNRC awarded dam removal grant

We’re thrilled to report that the Lake Champlain Basin Program awarded VNRC, a Free VT Rivers partner, a grant of $210,700 for dam removal in the Lake Champlain watershed. The funding will be available in January 2019 and will support both engineering and construction for projects we have identified.


Legislative Wrap-Up, Summer 2018

Vermont’s 2018 legislative session ended on May 12, but Governor Scott called lawmakers back for a “special session” just a week later.


June 2018

Headlines: End of Session Wrap Up: Where Are We Now?, Experts Convene for Act 250 Conference at Vermont Law School, VNRC Collaborates on Amicus Brief in Support of Contamination Victims, Kate McCarthy Selected for VHCB Leadership Project, Brian Shupe: Governor Fails at Protecting the Vulnerable, Farewell Hannah Huber, Vermont News, We’re Hiring a Community Organizer, and more

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May 2018

Headlines: Announcing First-Ever Winners of the Small Grants for Smart Growth program, Successful Town Energy Committee Annual Lobby Day, Vermont House Upholds Governor Scott’s Veto of Toxics Bill, VNRC Boosts Local Engagement on Act 171 with Webinar Series, VNRC Welcomes Communications Director Stephanie Gomory, Vermont News, Upcoming Events, National News.

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December 2017

Headlines: Thank you for your support in 2017 and beyond, Remembering John Ewing, We’re hiring: Membership & Outreach Coordinator, 10th annual VECAN conference a success, Investing in local economies & strong communities, VNRC joins partners to submit comments to VOREC, VNRC continues to advocate for clean water, greater protections, Growing state leadership from Montpelier to Minneapolis, VCV update: They protect us, let’s return the favor, Vermont News, Upcoming Events, National News.

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November 2017

Headlines: VNRC leading at a critical juncture, Register today for the 10th annual Vermont Energy & Climate Action Conference, Transportation for Vermonters: Broad, new transportation advocacy coalition, The state of Vermont waterways, Promoting wildlife connectivity in Vermont, Talking smart growth from Montpelier to Washington D.C., VCV update: We want to hear from you!, Vermont News, Upcoming Events, National News.

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October 2017

Headlines: VER online and thank you for celebrating Warren King and VNRC; Submit Your Climate Action Comments; Support Vermont’s Backcountry & Recreational Experiences; We’re Putting DEC on Notice: Great Hosmer Pond; Community Planning Toolkit Updated-Strip Development; VCV Update: Children’s Environmental Health Day; VNRC & VCV Seeking a Legislative Intern; Vermont News; Upcoming Events; National News

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