Exit 4 Landowner Will Scrap Development Plans And Sell To Conservation Groups

A developer and conservation groups have reached an agreement that will preserve prime agricultural land at Exit 4 on Interstate 89, ending a controversial plan to build a large development at the Randolph Exit.

“This a tremendous victory for everyone who cares deeply about farming in Vermont and for the natural beauty we have here,” said Sandra Levine of Conservation Law Foundation, addressing a group that gathered on a windy hilltop next to the Interstate in Randolph on Tuesday to hear the announcement of the agreement.

It was hammered out between CLF, Vermont Natural Resources Council, Preservation Trust of Vermont and developer Jesse Sammis.

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