What We Found

PFAS in Drinking Water

History The 2016 discovery of toxic PFAS-contaminated drinking water in drinking water wells in Bennington County highlighted systemic problems with toxic chemicals in Vermont. PFAS is the class of toxic chemicals... Read more

Fighting PFAS and Toxic Contamination

The discovery of toxic PFAS-contaminated drinking water in Bennington County in 2016 highlighted systemic problems with toxic chemicals in Vermont. Since then, VNRC has advocated for policies that protect Vermonters’... Read more

Dark Waters film screening & panel

Update, August 30: Dark Waters Panel recording: https://youtu.be/0kYFyXpAig8 Update, August 14: Sign-up to view the film is now CLOSED. However, we encourage you to join our panel about PFAS contamination in... Read more

Webinar: Ask VNRC!

Grab your lunch and join VNRC staff for a check-in about what’s going on at the Vermont Legislature. We provide updates on the Global Warming Solutions Act and how it... Read more

Let’s make Earth Day an everyday occurrence

The first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, has been credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Fifty years later, Earth Day arrives amid a global pandemic — and a worsening climate crisis. As we... Read more

Holding Polluters Accountable

Who should be accountable for the cost of medical treatment required for Vermonters who are victims of toxic contamination: victims, taxpayers, or the companies who caused the toxic release? What... Read more

Reducing Toxic Exposure

History The discovery of toxic PFAS-contaminated drinking water in Bennington County in 2016 highlighted systemic problems with toxic chemicals in Vermont. This class of chemicals, PFAS (per- and polyfluorinatedalkyl substances... Read more