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Outstanding Waters Petition

September 2004 The State of Vermont has an obligation to maintain and protect ecologically significant waters. The State of Vermont has an obligation under the antidegradation policy of the Clean Water Act to ensure that water quality is maintained and protected where “high quality waters constitute an outstanding National resource, such as water of National […]

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Peterson Dam

August 18, 2004 Proceedings are underway at the Public Service Board (PSB) to determine the fate of the Peterson Dam in Milton.  VNRC has advocated for removal of the dam in order to meet water quality standards and restore spawning habitat for fish.  The PSB needs to approve a  settlement agreement among various parties that […]

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New Report Indicates State Dollars are Driving Sprawl

Last month, the Vermont Smart Growth Collaborative, on which VNRC serves as a member, released a report highlighting the fact that the State of Vermont is spending tax dollars on projects that are driving sprawl and contributing to global warming. The State of Vermont Smart Growth Progress Report concluded that the state has done little […]

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Vermont Smart Growth Collaborative

The following organizations have joined together to launch a collaborative effort to advance policy, education and community strategies to reduce sprawl and achieve smart growth in Vermont. The goal of the Vermont Smart Growth Collaborative is to foster a vision of growth and decision making that support smart growth principles — encouraging growth that creates […]

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