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.
Vermont Senate passes bill to protect Vermont firefighters and families from toxic chemicals
Today, the Vermont Senate passed legislation (S.295) to ban PFAS and other toxic chemicals from certain products. The bill is supported by firefighters, business groups, educators, public health and children’s…
Vermont House passes Global Warming Solutions Act (H.688)
Vermont lawmakers took an important vote to address the climate crisis by passing the Global Warming Solutions Act in the House of Representatives today. By a margin of 105-37, and with…
Global Warming Solutions Act: What you need to know
The Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) is currently moving through the Vermont House. This legislation would establish binding targets for Vermont’s climate pollution reduction goals. Learn more about GWSA in…
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.