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Public hearing on wetlands regulation in the state

Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 9  a.m. —BRIDPORT— The Legislative Study Committee on Wetlands will hold a public hearing on the regulation of wetlands in the state on Wednesday from 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Bridport Community/Masonic Hall, 52 Crown Point Road in Bridport. The committee was charged by Act 64 of 2019 to recommend to the General Assembly updates and clarifications to the requirements for the regulation of wetlands. The committee is reviewing wetlands permitting standards, exemptions from wetlands permits, permit fees, and other issues related to wetlands regulation.

Interested parties and members of the public are invited to testify at the hearing. Testimony from the public will begin at 10 a.m. To testify at the hearing, please contact Linda Leehman at lleehman@leg.state.vt.us or signup to speak at the hearing beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Bridport Community/Masonic Hall. The time for each witness to testify may be limited depending on the number of witnesses.

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