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Rules

 

Existing Rules

NRB Rules of Procedure (PDF, 135KB)
Rules of Procedure effective May 1, 2006.

Vermont Water Quality Standards (PDF, 4.3MB)
 Vermont Water Quality Standards effective December 30, 2011.

Vermont Wetland Rules (PDF, 159KB)
Vermont Wetland Rules effective August 1, 2010.

Vermont Use of Public Water Rules (PDF, 4.6MB)
Vermont Use of Public Water Rules amended effective December 30, 2011.

Vermont Surface Level Rules (PDF, 452KB)

Vermont Rules Determining Mean Water Levels (PDF, 63KB)
Vermont Rules Determining Mean Water Levels adopted December 30, 2011.

Vermont Stream Alteration Rules (PDF, 563KB)

Vermont Stream Alteration Rules effective December 24, 2013.

Proposed Water Quality Standards Amendments

2014 Public pre-rulemaking stakeholder outreach information

March 29, 2014 - Water Caucus Meeting

Presentation - Nutrient Criteria Approach (PDF, 568K)

     

Feb 21, 2014 Additional Information

Draft Water Quality Standards with Markup for pre-rulemaking review

Nutrient Criteria Technical Support Document (PDF, 1.0MB)

Feb 3, 2014 Pre-rulemaking Stakeholder Information Meeting

Agenda and Meeting Notes (PDF, 489KB)

-Appendix C criteria

Presentation - Proposed amendments to Appendix C criteria (including chloride, and fish-tissue mercury) (PDF, 3.0MB)

Proposed markup revisions to Appendix C (PDF, 350KB)

-E. coli criteria

Presentation - Proposed amendments to E. coli criteria (PDF, 170KB)

Proposed markup revisions to E. coli and Nutrients (PDF, 120KB)

-Nutrient criteria

Presentation - Proposed addition of nutrient criteria (PDF, 1.3MB)

Proposed markup revisions to E. coli and Nutrients (PDF, 120KB)

Nutrient criteria proposed framework for attainment scenarios (PDF, 19KB)

 

      January, 2013 Fact sheets supporting pre-rulemaking stakeholder outreach

Amendments to E. coli criteria

Amendments to Criteria for the Protection of Human Health and Aquatic Biota, presented in Appendix C of the Water Quality Standards.

Addition of Criteria for Chloride, to be contained in Criteria for the Protection of Human Health and Aquatic Biota, presented in Appendix C of the Water Quality Standards.

Addition of Criteria for Total Phosphorus in wadeable streams and inland lakes and ponds.

 

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