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Vermont Natural Resources Council Begins Colchester Dam Removal

Removal of Mill Pond Dam on Indian Brook in Colchester is now underway following a two-year design and permitting process. (more…)

Submit a Comment: Help us Keep the Public Involved in Public Land Management

The Trump Administration’s Forest Service has proposed a sweeping new rule to strip environmental review on proposed Forest Service activities on our national forests. Estimates are that as many as 90% of Forest Service decisions could now be fast-tracked and not subject to meaningful environmental review.


VNRC once again receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

VNRC has once again received a 4-star rating (out of a possible four stars) 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. (more…)

Governor Scott’s Veto of Medical Monitoring Bill Protects Corporate Polluters Rather than Vermonters

Today Governor Scott vetoed S.37, a bill that would have helped victims of toxic contamination by allowing Vermonters to seek medical monitoring expenses from the polluter that released toxic chemicals.


Vermont Senate Passes Bill to Help Vermonters Exposed to Toxic Chemicals

Today, the Vermont Senate voted to help Vermonters exposed to toxic chemicals by approving legislation, S.37. This bill holds polluters accountable for medical monitoring costs that are due to toxic exposure.


Annual Meeting 2019

A review of our year in environmental advocacy, a chance for members to vote on new board members, and the presentation of this year’s Arthur Gibb Award for Individual Leadership to Madeleine Kunin, former Governor of Vermont.  Enjoy local food and cash bar. $20 suggested donation.  The Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms.  RSVP to Kelsey Gibb at kgibb@vnrc.org or by calling (802) 223-2328 x126.

Start Date: September 12 @ 5:30 pm
End Date: September 12 @ 8:30 pm

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November 2018

Election Day, Don’t Let Our Kids Down!, VECAN’s 11th Annual Community Energy & Climate Action Conference, Act 250 Community Input Report, VNRC’s Night Out at Zero Gravity, VNRC Awards Small Grant to Danville, VT, Living Planet Report, and more.

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October 2018

VNRC Annual Meeting Re-Cap, Tracking Parcelization Trends in Vermont, VCV’s Environmental Scorecard, Small Grants for Smart Growth, New Staff, Kate McCarthy Receives Accolades, Colin Keegan Selected to Vermont Changemakers Table, VNRC in the Press, and more

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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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