Vermont residents fight to protect working land threatened by sprawl.
A developer has withdrawn his controversial proposal for partial review of a massive development on valuable farmland at one of Vermont’s most scenic and rural highway exits – Exit 4 in Randolph. The proposal sought preliminary approval for a project that encompassed more than one million square feet of development – about the size of ten big…
We recently sent this e-mail to Vermont supporters as a continuation of the work by Conservation Law Foundation, Preservation Trust of Vermont, and Vermont Natural Resources Council, to uphold Act 250 and protect important Vermont farmland…
Massive over-development of valuable farmland at a rural highway exit in Vermont just doesn’t make sense.
Valuable farmland in Vermont is under siege. A proposal is on tap to build more than 1 million square feet of hotel, conference center, industry, shops and houses on very valuable farmland at a rural highway exit.
For decades, Vermont’s premiere land use law, Act 250, has provided important protections for Vermont’s natural resources and communities. Prescient when it was passed in 1970, it provides for development to conform to the natural resources on which we all rely, and to provide for objective, citizen oriented environmental review of major development projects. Over…