Sustainable and Resilient Remediation
This rule is intended to protect public health and the environment by establishing procedures and requirements for conducting investigations and corrective actions at properties where a release of hazardous materials has occurred. This includes procedures for identifying hazardous material contamination to environmental media including soil, groundwater, surface water, and air, as well as requirements for source treatment, removal, or containment, long term monitoring and institutional controls.
Statutes and Regulations
Municipal Development Plan that includes requirement for a Flood Resilience Plan as part of the Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Vermont Governor’s Executive Order to implement Vermont’s 2016 establishing the Vermont Climate Action Commission: “…re-affirm Vermont’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas
emissions from all sectors of the economy and create the Vermont Climate Action Commission.”
The five chapters in this plan provide a framework to understand the White River basin, its unique values and challenges related to water quality, and the where and how to carry out priority actions to protect, maintain, enhance and restore water quality in the basin.
Vermont’s State Hazard Mitigation Plan: “The 2018 Vermont State Hazard Mitigation Plan (SHMP) presents the hazard impacts most likely to affect
Vermont and a mitigation strategy to reduce or eliminate our most significant vulnerabilities. This SHMP is
a complete rewrite of the 2013 Plan, both in the content of the Plan document and its mitigation actions.
Vermont’s Climate Change resource website. Identifies the issues and resources avaialble within Vermont, including Vermont’s climate goals.
Vermont’s community-based flood resiliency website. The site provides resources to local communities and regions for planning.
Vermont’s state wildfire webpage.