Agency publications

Act 250 Permit Application Database and Weekly Reports

ANR Environment 2011 - Resilience: A Report on the Health of Vermont's Environment

Annual Environment Reports - Archive of annual assessments of the quality of Vermont's environment 1997 - 2003.

Ecosystem Restoration Program

EcoLogical Solutions - Simple ways we can help Vermont's environment every day

ANR Riparian Buffer Guidance Documents - The Agency of Natural Resources adopted the revised Riparian Buffer Guidance (12/09/05) and issued associated Riparian Buffers and Corridors Technical Papers. The Guidance is for use by Agency staff in establishing Agency recommendations and testimony in the Act 250 process; and assisting applicants in designing Act 250-regulated projects that incorporate appropriate buffer zone widths for protecting riparian functions. More detailed technical information on the functions and values of riparian corridors is included in the series of Technical Papers.

Dept. of Environmental Conservation -
Please click for a summary and links to DEC program publications and informational resources available to the public
. This listing includes the following:

What's New in Air page of the Vermont Air Quality & Climate Division - air quality related issues of the day. Other documents are available in the following categories: Acid Rain, Emission Monitoring, General Information, Global Warming, Mercury, Mobile Sources, Open Burning, Ozone Permitting, Regulatory Wood Stoves.

Environmental Assistance Office has a variety of programs that provide factsheets, brochures, worksheets, guides and handbooks on topics such as: Vermont Permit Handbook, Small Business Compliance Assistance Factsheets, Municipal Compliance Assistance Program, Pollution Prevention Planning, Mercury Education & Reduction Campaign, Green Hotels in the Green Mountain State

Facilities Engineering Division's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program publications

Vermont Geological Survey Publications Catalog including maps and reports about the geology and topography of Vermont. The publications catalog includes technical publications and a number of general interest booklets. The Survey's Maps-On-Line provides internet access to many of the published maps. Links to digital maps are also listed.

The Waste Management & Prevention Division offers information on its programs in the form of guidance documents and fact sheets. Topics include: Sites Management, Waste Generation & Management, Underground Storage Tanks, Soild Waste Management, Construction Waste Reduction and a variety of Fact Sheets

Some Drinking Water & Groundwater Protection Division permitting programs go through a public comment process prior to making final determination on an application. Public notices, fact sheets and draft permits/certifications for applications currently under consideration are available. Other Division publications include the semi-annual newsletter The Waterline, guidance documents and handbooks for drinking water systems and operators, planning documents, and training information.

The Watershed Management Division Resources online searchable database includes hundreds of published reports, fact sheets, brochures, videos and other media. In addition to the Resources Database, the Division has a page for Public Notices, Public Meetings, and Draft Documents.

Environmental Permits:

Environmental Notice Bulletin - Weekly status information on pending environmental permit applications

Vermont Permit Handbook - information on environmental permits

Department of Fish & Wildlife

Fish & Wildlife Library - Includes listing of Reports & Documents, Forms and Applications, Factsheets, Newsletters, Vendor and Sources

Fish & Wildlife Digest - summary of hunting, fishing and trapping laws

Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation

Vermont Forest Resource Plan

Please also see individual division and department web pages for more publications.

ANR home page ANR Calendar Finding Information on the ANR site ANR Publications Contact Information for ANR Summary & links to ANR Permit Information ANR Central Office Dept. of Environmental Conservation Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation Other Departments & Agencies You & the Environment Maps & Mapping at ANR Links of interest to Students and Teachers Vermont State web site