Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Officials Unveil Lake Basin Plan For Southern VT

Landsat image of Lake Champlain
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The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is asking the public to weigh in on a new plan for protecting waters in the Southern Champlain Basin.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

VT Officials Seek Public Input On Mt. Philo

View to the west from Mt. Philo State Park
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Vermont officials are asking the public to weigh in on a new management plan for Mt. Philo State Park.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

VT State Lab Fined over Hazardous Waste Disposal

The Vermont Attorney General's office says the Department of Environmental Conservation of the Agency of Natural Resources is paying $12,000 in civil penalties and $6,000 for an environmental project to settle violations of state hazardous waste disposal rules.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

VT Agency Makes Recycling Recommendations

Food scrap recycling logo
Credit Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Vermont's Agency of Natural Resources is offering some guidance on the implementation of the state's new recycling law.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Vermont Landfill Gets 90-Day Extension

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A Vermont landfill that was ordered to close has won a 90-day reprieve.

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North Country News
4:50 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Vermont Releases Plan to Manage Lake Champlain Bay

Credit Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

The state of Vermont is hoping to improve water quality in Lake Champlain's Missisquoi Bay basin, which has been the site of toxic algae blooms, by reducing bacteria that flows into the bay and finding solutions to 13 suspected discharges in the towns of Enosburg Falls, North Troy, Richford and Swanton.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Vermont Building Project Costs Labeled "Eye-Popping"

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The space is being called gorgeous, but the cost "eye-popping." Vermont lawmakers are applying those terms to office space at the National Life building in Montpelier that has been renovated to house the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and other state agencies.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Vermont Orders Moretown Landfill to Close

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Vermont's Agency of Natural Resources has ordered the Moretown landfill to close, citing odor problems and groundwater pollution.

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North Country News
10:15 am
Sun March 10, 2013

Lakeshore Protection Bill Up for Hearing Next Week

Lake Champlain
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A House committee holds a hearing next week on a bill that calls for new protections for the shorelines of Vermont's lakes and ponds.

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North Country News
5:30 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Vermont Environmental Official to Natural Resources

The deputy commissioner of Vermont's Department of Environmental Conservation is going to become the deputy secretary of the Agency of Natural Resources.

The appointment of Justin Johnson was announced Tuesday by ANR Secretary Deb Markowitz.

Johnson will replace Chris Recchia, who is leaving ANR to become commissioner of the Department of Public Service.

Johnson has 18-years of experience in local, state and federal government in both the United States and Australia.

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