The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) received funding from the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) under the Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant to conduct a state-wide commodity flow study of hazardous materials and extremely hazardous substances transported over selected Interstate, State and U.S. Highways in Vermont. Commodity flow studies assist in response planning through…

We Need Your Help The Way to Go! School Challenge is just around the corner (9/25-10/6).  Are your community schools signed up to battle carbon pollution? We need your help to encourage your local schools to participate in this year’s Challenge. See the list of schools to see who is signed up to participate. One lucky school…

Community groups are now welcome to sign up to participate in the 2017 Button Up Vermont campaign. Sign up here. There are a lot of reasons why your community group should participate: Help residents in your community save energy and money Help Vermont reach its goal of 90% renewables by 2050 Be part of the…

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) and the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) have partnered to welcome Jessica Richter, a new Eco AmeriCorps member to a year of service in the Upper Connecticut River Valley. Jessica recently graduated from Eckerd College and is a skilled and passionate advocate who will contribute her diverse of skills to…

The State of Vermont has received a federal disaster for Severe Storms and Flooding during the incident period of June 29 to July 1, 2017.  This disaster, DR4330 was declared on August 16, 2017.  If your town falls within one of the declared counties, you could be eligible for federal funding if the town sustained…

The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont’s clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands.…

This story is produced and presented by Vermont Department of Health When Tropical Storm Irene caused widespread flooding in Vermont in 2011, many homeowners with private wells called the Vermont Department of Health, wondering whether their water was safe to drink. The department’s Drinking Water Program was able to help, by advising those with flooded…