Green Infrastructure describes a set of practices and design principles that uses natural processes to manage the effects of urbanization on water. The 2017 Vermont Stormwater Management Manual Rule and Design Guidance has been updated to incorporate more green infrastructure stormwater treatment practices into the treatment standards and design requireents for projects that require a state issued operational stormwater permit.
Currently Vermont statute allows for Pollution Control Grants of 10% - 35% for qualifying Water Pollution Abatement and Control Projects.
Qualifying project elements must be Water Pollutoin Abatement and Control Facilities.
Vermont statute allows for potential project funding through this funding source. All dollars are Vermont based, therefore, there are no federal requirements associated with these projects. Projects generally follow the CWSRF process, but several requirements can be omitted, such as:
However, there are still several similar State of Vermont requirements, such as: