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Salvage Yards

The Vermont Salvage Yard Program is responsible for the implementation of Vermont Statues pertaining to the operation of salvage yards. The program is also charged with:

  • Registration and permitting of salvage yards,
  • Development of rules governing salvage yards,
  • Development and provision of best management practices and other training materials to ensure salvage yards operate in a manner protective of Vermont citizens and the environment.

Final Draft Salvage Yard Rule is Now Posted for Review 

As required by legislative statute, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has drafted rules governing the operation and permitting (certification) of salvage yards. In response to many of the comments we received during the November 2014 Owner/Operator meetings, the VTDEC Salvage Yard Program has revised the Draft Rule and we have posted it on this page at top of the "What's New" links in the upper right hand side or by clicking HERE To Access the File.

Please note this is the Final Draft that will be submitted for the formal rule-making process. During the formal  rule-making process you will have an opportunity to comment on the draft rule if you choose. The dates of the formal public comment period have not been dermined yet, the VTDEC Salvage Yard Program will post these dates when we have more information.

Salvage Yard Owner/Operator Meeting Presentations

The Vermont Salvage Yard Program recently conducted a series of meetings with industry owner/operators throughout the State. Please use the links below or in the "What's New" tool bar on the right hand side of this page to access the power point presentations that were shown during the meetings.

Click HERE for a link to the slide show related to the progression of the salvage yard program since it was transferred to the Waste Management and Prevention Division in July, 2013. This presentation provides an overview of where we were, where we are now and where how we plan to operate the program into the future.

Click HERE for a link to the slide show covering the basis and guidelines set forth in the current Draft Salvage Yard Rule. This draft rule was thoroughly discussed during the meetings and we received a number of comments from industry leaders, at this time we are still in the informal rule making process and we will continue to accept comments regarding the draft rule. Once we receive and evaluate comments we will then re-draft the rule and begin the rule making process which will involve ANR and legislative review.

 

 

*As we continue to develop Vermont Salvage Yard Propgram we will be updating this webpage with more content and resources, please continue to check our site and provide the program staff with suggestions and comments. Thank you

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Program staff:.

Shawn Donovan: 522-5683 or Shawn.donovan@state.vt.us
Marc Roy: 522-0275
or Marc.roy@state.vt.us

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To find out about spills reported at salvage yards, or salvage yards as hazardous waste sites.

 

 

 

 
VT DEC Waste Management & Prevention Division 1 National Life Drive - Davis 1  Montpelier, VT  05620-3704  Tele: 802-828-1138   Fax: 802-828-1011

 

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