July 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm America/New York Timezone
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Please join staff from the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission, and regional watershed planners and program managers from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation for a regional discussion on clean water initiatives focused on current and new programs to preserve and protect this precious resource.

5:30     Welcome and introductions – Regional Planning Commission Staff

5:40     A facilitated open discussion of what are perceived as water pollution challenges and opportunities in the region – Regional Planning Commission staff

6:00     Description of proposed rule changes to Vermont’s Water Quality Standards, specifically around B1 and A1 waters – Neil Kamman, VTDEC

o   Effect of proposed changes on land use activities

o   Increased protection these will provide

o   Relation to Tactical Basin Plans

6:30 Tactical Basin Planning Update – Watershed Planners, VTDEC

o   An update on the status of data gathering and plan development in the White River, Ottauquechee River and Black River Basins

o   Discussion of how basin plans are avenues to set the stage to improve water quality

7:00     Vermont’s new Clean Water Fund and its role in addressing water quality issues – Kari Dolan

7:20 Wrap Up


July 12, 2016

5:30 -7:30 p.m.
Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission Office

38 Ascutney Park Road, Ascutney, VT


July 13, 2016 
5:30 -7:30 p.m.
Royalton Academy
Royalton, VT