Notice of Nondiscrimination


Nondiscrimination poster
Nondiscrimination Poster

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources operates its programs, services, and activities without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), ancestry, place of birth, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or breastfeeding (mother and child). We will not tolerate discrimination, intimidation, threats, coercion, or retaliation against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights protected by law.

Federal Nondiscrimination Law

As a recipient of federal funding, DEC complies with the following federal nondiscrimination laws:

State Nondiscrimination Law

DEC complies with Vermont’s Public Accommodations law, 9 V.S.A., Chapter 139 and Fair Employment law, 21 V.S.A. § 495.

Nondiscrimination in our Workplace

DEC complies with federal and state prohibitions on workplace discrimination.  Workplace discrimination complaints are addressed in Department of Human Resources Personnel Policy Number 3.3.  If you are a DEC employee and have questions about discrimination, call the Department of Human Resources at 802-828-3491. 

Questions or Complaints regarding Nondiscrimination

If you have any questions about DEC’s nondiscrimination notice or programs, or if you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to a DEC program or activity, you may contact ANR's Civil Rights Coordinator:

Karla Raimundi, Civil Rights Coordinator
Davis Building - 2nd Floor
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-0301

LANGUAGE SERVICES: If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 802-828-1556.