In response to per- and polyfluorinatedalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in Vermont's environment, Act 21 (S.49), an act relating to the regulation of polyfluoroalkyl substances in drinking and surface waters, was passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Scott in May, 2019. This law established an interim standard of 20 parts per trillion of detected PFAS compounds in Public Community and Non-Transient Non-Community Water Systems.
PFAS now incorporated into IRULE
State Agencies Work to Remove PFAS Contamination from Rutland Business Park Water System
Revision of proposed placement of trench spoils on Route 279 right-of-way near Austin Hill Road; the site is no longer proposed as a primary location to receive spoils.
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Comments will be accepted for thirty days.
PFOA detected at 25 parts per trillion in groundwater monitoring well at closed Shaftsbury Landfill.
- December 29, 2020 - Latest Community Update is now available.
- March 20, 2020 - Corrective Action Plan Available for Review and Comment - Bennington and North Bennington Corrective Action Area I and II - Operational Unit B