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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Completes Stormwater Master Plans for Four Towns
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Completes Stormwater Master Plans for Four Towns

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) completed the stormwater master planning process for four of its member municipalities! Through funding provided by the Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the CVRPC retained Watershed Consulting Associates (WCA) to complete Stormwater Master Plans (SWMPs) for Berlin, Plainfield, Barre City and … Continue reading

New Public Noticing System Puts Information into the Hands of all Vermonters
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New Public Noticing System Puts Information into the Hands of all Vermonters

Once considered out-of-sight, the state’s environmental permitting system just got a massive makeover that’s turning heads. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently launched the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB). Now, for the first time ever, there is an online hub that gives anyone the ability to easily track permit applications and add public comments. Permits … Continue reading

World Wetlands Day 2018
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World Wetlands Day 2018

Wetlands: Nature’s Filter Today is World Wetlands Day, a day to appreciate the value of wetlands. Wetlands make up a small proportion of the Earth’s surface – in Vermont, only about 4 percent of the land surface is comprised of wetlands. Despite this they are disproportionately important. Most Vermont animals use wetlands as habitat and … Continue reading