[ + ]A note - Cornell Legal Information Institute
|Title||A note - Cornell Legal Information Institute|
|Description||The Cornell Legal Information Institute publishes a free website that provides access to an array of laws, analysis, and cases. A useful site for accessing cases, statutes, and regulations of individual states.
Resources: Constitution, Supreme Court Cases, U.S. Code, Federal Rules, Law by Jurisdiction, and a legal encyclopedia searchable by legal topic.
[ + ]A note - Findlaw
|Title||A note - Findlaw|
|Description||Findlaw is a collection of a variety of legal news, blogs, topics, and sources including the U.S. Code and federal case law. It includes legal newsletters for specific areas such as environmental law cases and energy law cases which include summaries of cases, and Green Page (a weekly summary of environmental law news). The site caters to legal professionals and also has resources specifically for law students.
Resources: Cases and Codes, opinion summaries, newsletters, legal news, and blogs.
[ + ]State Attorneys General Environmental Actions
|Title||State Attorneys General Environmental Actions|
|Description||The Sabin Center and StateAG.org have developed a database of major and innovative actions undertaken by state attorneys general as they seek to advance environmental law and policy objectives. Included are legal actions against the federal government, private actors, and other public entities; defensive actions taken in support of federal and state rules; amicus briefs; regulatory petitions and other forms of participation in administrative proceedings; legislative input, etc..|
[ + ]Vermont Act 250 Database
|Title||Vermont Act 250 Database|
|Description||The Vermont Act 250 Database contains Act 250 (Vermont’s primary land use law) permit information and related documents, such as applications, supporting materials, and letters. You can search the Act 250 database for permits by date, name, project description, permit status, location, and date.|
[ + ]Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets
|Title||Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets|
|Description||The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets is a state agency that facilitates and supports “the growth and viability of agriculture in Vermont.” The agency works to protect the working landscape and environment; human, animal, and plant health; and consumers. Topic areas include food safety, public health and resource management, water quality, and business and community development. The Agency also hosts resources dedicated to various sections, such as Farm First; Milk Commission; Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center; Animal Health; and Land Use and Renewable Energy. Additional resources include regulations, statutes, news, newsletters, events, websites, and information about subjects like water quality, land use, and permitting.|
[ + ]Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
|Title||Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation|
|Description||The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is part of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. The DEC manages water and air quality, regulates solid and hazardous wastes, and administers a number of voluntary pollution and waste reduction programs.
Resources: Regulations, statutes, permit information, maps, publications and information resources. Click “Regulations” then “Overview – DEC Rules & Regulations Chart” for information about the location, effective date, subject, and administrator of specific regulations.
[ + ]Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Rules
|Title||Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Rules|
|Description||The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is part of the Vermont Agency of Natural resources, with a mission to “preserve, enhance, restore and conserve Vermont’s natural resources and protect human health for the benefit of this and future generations.” The website provides summaries and full-text of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation rules, their effective date, topics addressed in the rule, and a link for full text.
Resources: Full-text of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation rules, links to other departments in the DEC, information about regulations, obtaining permits, and publications.
[ + ]Vermont Environmental Court
|Title||Vermont Environmental Court|
|Description||The Environmental Division of the Vermont Superior Court hears appeals from decisions of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and municipal land use zoning and planning decisions.
Resources: Environmental Court opinions, rules, forms, and mediation information.
[ + ]Vermont Natural Resources Board (NRB)
|Title||Vermont Natural Resources Board (NRB)|
|Description||NRB administers Vermont Act 250, Vermont’s land use statute, which is intended to minimize the environmental impacts of development, issuing rules and policies related to and enforcing Act 250. Click “Act 250 Program” for a comprehensive overview of the law, frequently asked questions, and a link to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Act 250 database, as well as to statutes, proposed and adopted regulations, administrative policies, guidelines, procedures, and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), documents, administrative orders, news, and jurisdictional opinions, etc. Click “Enforcement and Compliance” to access Notices of Alleged Violations (NOAV); Proposed Administrative Orders (AO), Assurances of Discontinuance (AOD), and Citations; Final Administrative Orders (AO); Final Assurance of Discontinuance (AOD); Final Citations; and press releases.|
[ + ]Vermont Statutes: Title 10, Conservation and Development
|Title||Vermont Statutes: Title 10, Conservation and Development|
|Description||This site provides a convenient unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated: Title 10, Conservation and Development.
Resources: Vermont Statutes Annotated, Title 10: Conservation and Development