VNRC keeps a daily presence at the State House to provide expertise and advocate for legislation that promotes the quality of Vermont's environment. Throughout our history we have been responsible for passage of some of Vermont’s landmark environmental laws. On this page, you'll find a summary of current bills we're working with, what they mean, and where they stand in the Legislature.
VNRC statement: Maintaining citizen access to Act 250
Maintaining citizen access and strong local involvement in Act 250 is a priority for VNRC. This is reflected in the package of recommended changes to Act 250 that we presented…
30 groups present 2020 plan for climate action in Vermont Legislature
Montpelier, VT – Today at the Vermont State House, 30 Vermont organizations representing business, youth, poverty alleviation, public health, environment and other diverse interests presented a policy plan for climate…
Vermont legislators take up landmark climate bill
Global Warming Solutions Act will slash greenhouse gas emissions January 10, 2020 (MONTPELIER, VT) – Today, as youth leaders crowded the State House demanding bold climate action, Vermont legislators introduced a…
Vermont Conservation Voters
Founded in 1982, VNRC partner organization VCV works to elect environmentally-friendly candidates to public office, and then holds elected officials accountable for the decisions they make affecting our air, water, wildlife, land, communities, and health.Visit VCV's website.