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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 047 : Water Pollution Control

Subchapter 001 : Water Pollution Control

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 1272)
  • § 1272. Regulation of activities causing discharge or affecting significant wetlands

    If the Secretary finds that any person’s action, or an activity, results in the construction, installation, operation, or maintenance of any facility or condition that reasonably can be expected to create or cause a discharge to waters in violation of this subchapter, or to violate the Secretary’s rules under section 905b of this title relating to significant wetlands, the Secretary may issue an order establishing reasonable and proper methods and procedures for the control of that activity and the management of substances used therein that cause discharges or violations of the Secretary’s rules with respect to significant wetlands in order to reduce or eliminate those discharges and rule violations with respect to significant wetlands. (Added 1969, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 15, eff. April 4, 1970; amended 1971, No. 255 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. April 11, 1972; 1973, No. 103, § 10, eff. April 24, 1973; 1981, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 25; 1985, No. 188 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2003, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 30, eff. Jan. 31, 2005; 2011, No. 138 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. May 14, 2012.)