Public meetings and comment period scheduled for the Missisquoi and Lamoille Tactical Basin Plans
Announcements

Public meetings and comment period scheduled for the Missisquoi and Lamoille Tactical Basin Plans

The Watershed Management Division has nearly completed drafts of the tactical basin plans for the Missisquoi Bay (Basin 6) and Lamoille (Basin 7) watersheds, and will shortly invite the community to provide comments. The plans provide specific actions for effectively directing available resources towards water quality protection and remediation. The plans will include the most … Continue reading

New Outreach Tools: Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission’s Water Quality Bulletins
Announcements

New Outreach Tools: Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission’s Water Quality Bulletins

The Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission (SWCRPC) recently created two technical bulletins to help member towns understand the Vermont Clean Water Act and the Municipal Roads General Permit.  Both of these bulletins were completed with assistance and funding support from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as part of a partnership to coordinate Vermont Clean … Continue reading

Lyndon Adopts River Corridor Protections
Announcements / Progress

Lyndon Adopts River Corridor Protections

In early September the Lyndon Select Board put the final touches on many years of effort between the State of Vermont, the regional planning commission, and the Town of Lyndon. A collaboration between the Department of Environmental Conservation and Northeastern Vermont Development Association to provide technical assistance and expertise to the Town of Lyndon has … Continue reading

Progress

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Brings Clean Water Outreach and Support to its Region’s Municipalities

Starting in 2015, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), in partnership with the Watershed Management Division, provided its region’s twenty-three municipalities with targeted outreach and support in order to help them understand Vermont’s new Clean Water Act, and how they could prepare for the Lake Chaplain TMDL. We accomplished this by: Collaborating with the … Continue reading

Four Central Vermont Towns Set to Develop Stormwater Master Plans Starting in October, 2016
Announcements / Progress

Four Central Vermont Towns Set to Develop Stormwater Master Plans Starting in October, 2016

Under the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP), the towns of Barre City, Barre Town, Plainfield and Berlin, were awarded funds to develop municipal stormwater management plans. With the assistance of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), work on these plans is set to begin in late 2016. Water quality … Continue reading