Brown Bag Lecture Tomorrow, February 9th on the Revised Water Quality Standards
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Brown Bag Lecture Tomorrow, February 9th on the Revised Water Quality Standards

Revised Vermont Water Quality Standards Speakers: Rich Langdon, Neil Kamman, and Eric Davis, DEC Thursday, February 9, 2017 11:00 AM – Noon Winooski Room, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) National Life Complex The new Vermont Water Quality Standards, adopted in December, are designed to promote better protection for surface waters and the uses they support. … Continue reading

Rutland Regional Planning Commission and WSMD assist Pawlet to approve river corridor protections
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Rutland Regional Planning Commission and WSMD assist Pawlet to approve river corridor protections

Right on the heels of adopting a new Municipal Plan in 2016, the Pawlet Planning Commission got to work on strengthening river corridor protection for the town. As stated in the plan, the town was committed to updating river corridor delineations and enhancing floodplain regulations. Even though Pawlet had previously approved a fluvial erosion hazard … Continue reading

Watershed Management Division issues new Tactical Basin Plans for the Lamoille River and Missisquoi Bay watersheds
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Watershed Management Division issues new Tactical Basin Plans for the Lamoille River and Missisquoi Bay watersheds

The Division is pleased to announce the availability of the final Tactical Basin Plans for the Missisquoi Bay and Lamoille River watersheds. These tactical basin plans present scientifically robust assessments of watershed health, and contain detailed suites of potential actions to restore or protect the health of the streams and lakes of the watershed. These … Continue reading

Montpelier Completes Stormwater Master Plan
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Montpelier Completes Stormwater Master Plan

In the spring of 2015, Montpelier’s Planning & Community Development and Public Works Departments received a VTDEC ERP grant to create a city-wide stormwater master plan. The City hired the consulting team of Stone Environmental and Greenman Pedersen to develop the plan. Stormwater master planning at the municipal scale offers two primary benefits: A broad … Continue reading