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Panel questions VT agriculture Act 250 exemption

November 21, 2017  by Bennington Banner

November 21, 2017, Bennington, VT – A legislative panel wants to hear the agriculture agency’s case for why farmers should be exempt from environmental enforcement under Vermont’s land use law.

The Act 250 committee, which met Nov. 15, is tasked with proposing fixes to the state’s land use law that will bring 50-year-old regulations up to speed with new environmental pressures.

At the next meeting, to be held in December, the committee will ask the Agency of Agriculture to justify land use exemptions for farms. READ MORE



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