Act 250

New York News
12:30 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

State Environmental Review Not Required For F-35's

Credit U.S. Air Force

Opponents of a plan to bring a state-of-the-art fighter jet to Vermont are disputing a judge’s ruling that basing the F-35 in Burlington does not need state environmental review.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

VT City Says Big Step Toward Champlain Parkway

Burlington City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The mayor of Vermont's largest city says the construction of the Champlain Parkway highway project that would connect the south end of Burlington with Interstate 189 is a big step closer to happening.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Land Use Law Permitting Required If Northeast Pipeline Transports Tar Sands Oil Through Vermont

Portland Pipeline terminal in Maine
Credit Rigby27/Wikimedia Commons

Vermont environmental regulators have ruled that Vermont’s Act 250 land use law would apply to any proposal to reverse the flow in an oil pipeline that crosses northern Vermont.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Costco Gets Vermont Land Permit for Gas in Colchester

Efforts by the retail giant Costco to sell gasoline at its Colchester retail center are getting a boost from a Vermont district environmental commission.


On Thursday the commission issued an Act 250 land-use permit for the plan.

The permit said the three-island, 12-pump gas station could be built if Costco helps pay for traffic improvements at the nearby Interstate 89 Exit 16 and U.S. 7 interchange.

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