Mad River Valley Renewable Energy Series Videos

The five part Mad River Valley Renewable Energy Series, exploring a broad range of issues related to the MRV’s renewable energy potential. Hosted by the Mad River Valley Planning District ( with support from the Vermont Energy Climate Action Network (, these talks continue the dialogue of energy in the MRV by bringing together community members and energy professionals on a variety of topics.  The videos for this series have been posted for viewing at

Draft Winooski River Basin Water Quality Management Plan ready for review

A series of public comment meetings will be held in February and March to gather comments on the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources’ Draft Basin 8 Water Quality Management Plan covering the Winooski River watershed.

The public is invited to attend the meetings, hear a presentation on the plan and offer their comments and suggestions.
Meetings will take place from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the following locations:

February 22th
Fish and Wildlife Building
ANR Regional Office
111 West Street
Essex Junction, VT

March 8th
City Council Chambers
Montpelier City Hall
39 Main St.
Montpelier, VT

Copies of the plan may be obtained on-line at or by requesting a copy from the number below. The public comment period runs until March 23, 2012. Comments received by this date will be addressed in a responsiveness summary.

For further information or to submit comments please contact:
Karen Bates
Vermont Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Watershed Management Division
111 West Street
Essex Junction, Vt. 05452
(802) 879-2339