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TRORC provides professional planning, mapping, facilitation, grant writing, and project management services to our thirty member towns in east-central Vermont so they remain healthy and vibrant places to live, work and visit.

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Vermont Hazardous Commodity Flow Study

Cover photo credit: First Light Studios The two-year Vermont hazardous materials commodity flow study is complete. You can view the reports here: https://www.trorc.org/programs/emergency/vt-commodity-flow-study/.  The year one report had a primary focus on truck commodities, where the second year had a primary focus on rail. The raw truck data for both of these years are available for…

News & Events

  • Rivers, Roads, And The Stewards That Protect Them

    The following is a piece written by students from an AP Environmental Science class at Woodstock Union High School.  Students Erica Kurash, Carl Gebhardt, Lily Walker-Money, Toby Borzekowski, and Natalie Stevens recently presented their work for Sustainable Woodstock's Green Drinks event held at the Marsh-Billing-Rochefeller National Historic Park:   Pete Fellows and Jess Richter work…
  • Better Connections Grants Announced!

    As part of an ongoing partnership to revitalize community centers and increase transportation options, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) in collaboration with the Agency of Natural Resources and the Vermont Department of Health are pleased to announce that the Better Connections (BC) Grant Program…
  • This Energy Policy Targets Vermont's Largest Emissions Sources: Heating and Transportation

    A new report by Energy Futures Group takes a look at a fairly recent component of Vermont’s energy policy. The report focuses on “Tier 3” of Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard, which the legislature passed in 2015. This set of policies requires utility companies to draw a certain amount of energy from renewable sources. While other…