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Vermont Senate Passes Bill To Help Vermonters Harmed By Toxic Contamination

Today, the Vermont Senate passed a bill (S.197) that helps Vermonters who have been harmed by toxic chemical contamination and face increased medical expenses, reduced property value, and other harms as a result of the chemical contamination. (more…)

Mid-Session Legislative Lowdown on Climate & Clean Energy

On March 2, lawmakers passed a critical mid-session mark – crossover. Crossover is the deadline where all bills – except money bills, which get one more working week – need to move out of their committee of jurisdiction. If the jurisdictional committee doesn’t move a bill, it either needs to get a special exemption from the rules committee or be attached to a bill that is moving – or it dies for the year.


We’re hiring: Communications & Digital Outreach Coordinator

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for an outgoing person who wants to have a significant impact on the future of Vermont. We are looking for a motivated to person serve as our Communications and Digital Outreach Associate.


Times Argus Editorial: Words and Actions

Originally published by The Times Argus

The gulf between words and action on the part of the Scott administration is a growing concern among those focused on environmental issues.


Vermont joins nine state coalition to advance carbon pricing legislation

Focus on growing jobs, helping all participate in the clean energy transformation

Montpelier, VT – Sen. Chris Pearson, Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, Rep. David Deen, and advocates from the Energy Independent Vermont Coalition today announced Vermont’s participation in the Carbon Costs Coalition. This multi-state coalition is focused on reducing carbon emissions, ensuring equity in policy proposals, developing market-based solutions, creating resilient local and regional economies, and improving public health.


With thanks to the Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s national sponsors:

Start Date: April 6 @ 12:00 am
End Date: April 6 @ 11:59 pm

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January 2018

Headlines: New year and a new legislative session, Winter 2018 Vermont Environmental Report, We want to hear from you: 2018 VNRC member survey, Welcome 2018 legislative session interns, Vermont climate action update: #ActOnClimateVT, LaPlatte River Marsh Wetland one step closer to greater protection, VNRC & T4VT submit comments on VW Mitigation Funds, Our Vermont Woods, VCV Update: Common Agenda pre-release, 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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September 2017

Headlines: Join Us In Celebrating Good Work – And The People Who Make It Possible; Revitalizing Downtown Bennington; Get Out Your Calendars…; Everyone’s Economic Opportunity In Climate Action; Removing Small Dams to Restore Rivers; The Day-to-Day Actions Of Genuine Leaders; VCV Update: Protecting Vermonters from Toxic Chemicals; Vermont News; Upcoming Events; National News

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