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VNRC Petitions ANR to Amend Vermont Water Quality Standards (VWQS)

Petition Advocates for VWQS to Include Alternatives Analysis When Reviewing 33 U.S.C. § 401 Certification Applications, to Promote Clearer Protections for Vermont Waters.


VNRC to Present Arthur Gibb Award for Individual Leadership to Paul Costello on 9/20

VNRC is pleased to present this year’s Arthur Gibb Award for Individual Leadership to Paul Costello, Executive Director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD). The award will be presented at VNRC’s annual meeting on Thursday, September 20 at American Flatbread, Lareau Farm Inn in Waitsfield.


DEC Ecosystem Restoration Grant Funds VNRC Dam Removal Study

August 21, 2018 (Montpelier, VT) – The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has completed a feasibility study and preliminary engineering for removal of the Mill Pond Dam on Indian Brook in Colchester. The study was funded by a $35,000 Ecosystem Restoration Grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Clean Water Initiative Program. (more…)

VNRC is looking for a Sustainable Communities Intern

The Vermont Natural Resources Council is seeking an intern to support its Sustainable Communities Program this fall. Join our efforts by supporting research and analysis to update the statewide Smart Growth Progress Report! (more…)

VNRC is Hiring a Part-Time Office Associate

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC), a non-profit environmental advocacy organization founded in 1963, is seeking a Part-Time Office Associate to join our team in Montpelier.


September 2018

Working Together for Equity, Conservation Really Pays off in Vermont, It’s Not too Late to Share Input on Act 250, VNRC Recognizes Steve Sinclair, Progress Made on Dam Removal in Colchester, “Rise for Climate” Day of Action, and more.

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August 2018

Headlines: Not Too Late to Participate in Act 250 Public Forums, Climate Commission Delivers Recommendations, Apply for a Small Grant for Smart Growth!, Film Screening of Broke: The Santa Barbara Pipeline Oil Spill of 2015, Save the Date: VNRC’s Annual Meeting, VNRC is Hiring a Part-Time Office Associate, and more.

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July 2018

Headlines: Act 250 Public Forums Across Vermont, Developer Pulls Plug on NewVistas, VNRC Secures Dam Removal Funding, VNRC Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, Bernie Sanders is a Believer in VECAN’s Town Energy Committees, News from Button Up Vermont, Energy Action Network Releases Annual Report, Vermont Performs Nicely on AARP’s Livability Index, New EPA Report Reveals Increased PFAS Danger, Save the Date: VNRC Annual Meeting, VNRC is Hiring!

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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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