(Woodstock, VT)— The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pass-through funds for Water Quality Management Planning.  Funding will allow TRORC and other Regional Planning Commissions to conduct data collection, prepare stormwater master plans, conduct outreach,…

The Public Service Department and the Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) seek proposals for installations of equipment that recover heat from compost. Total funding available through this solicitation is $63,000. Proposed projects should promote the development and deployment of cost-effective, replicable technology that benefits Vermont electricity customers and/or users of heat energy. All projects must…

  Notice is hereby given by the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission of a Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing comments regarding issuance of a Determination of Energy Compliance for the Braintree Town Plan pursuant to 24 V.S.A. Section 4352. The Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., at…

Town energy committees are invited to attend an informational workshop on Vermont Climate Action Communities (VCAC). The workshop is being held as part of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns’ Local Government Day on February 15th.  VCAC is designed to engage Vermont municipalities to make and fulfill commitments under the Vermont Climate Pledge Coalition…

The Vermont Natural Resources Council is seeking applications for its 2018 Small Grants for Smart Growth Program. The grant program, launched this year, provides seed money for community-based, local initiatives related to Smart Growth including: (1) advocacy for better land use through municipal planning, regulations, or advocacy in the permit process; (2) initiatives in the…

The Department of Housing and Community Development is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $335,000 in Downtown Transportation Fund Grants (DTF) to support revitalization efforts in Designated Downtowns and approximately $20,000 in Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment funding to support DC fast charge and Level 2 charging stations on publicly owned property in both Designated…

Notice is hereby given by the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission of a Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing comments regarding review and approval of the Braintree Town Plan pursuant to 24 V.S.A. Section 4350. The Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Porter Community Room at…

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2017 Springfield, VT – The Agency of Natural Resources has released the DRAFT Tactical Basin Plan for the Black and Ottauquechee Rivers and the Connecticut River and adjacent tributaries (Basin 10) for public comment. Meetings to gather public comment are being held in Cavendish, West Windsor and Woodstock.…