Office of the Vermont Attorney General

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Hermitage Ski Club Settles Environmental Permitting Violations For $205,000

CONTACT: Justin E. Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 The Hermitage Ski Club at Haystack Mountain, a private ski resort in...

May 4, 2015

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Vermonters Need Not Fear State Prosecution For Simple Possession Of Hemp Oil Products

Contact: William H. Sorrell, Attorney General, (802) 828-3166 Recently, the Attorney General’s Office was contacted by parents concerned...

April 15, 2015

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Dairy Farm Agrees To Pay $45,000 For Agricultural Violations

CONTACT: Robert F. McDougall, Justin E. Kolber, Assistant Attorneys General, (802) 828-3186 Nelson Farms, Inc., a dairy farm operation with...

January 8, 2015

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Franklin County Dairy Farm Pays $40,000 for Agriculture Water Quality Violations

CONTACT: William H. Sorrell, Attorney General, (802) 828-3171 Leach Farms, Inc., a dairy farm in Enosburg Falls, Vermont, has admitted to...

November 20, 2014

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Reginald Riendeau To Pay $60,000 For Water Quality Violations And Improper Timber Harvesting

CONTACT: Thea Schwartz and Justin Kolber, Assistant Attorneys General, (802) 828-3186 Reginald Riendeau, a logger from Orleans, will pay...

November 17, 2014

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Coventry Dairy Farmer Agrees To Pay $33,000 For Agricultural Water Quality Violations

CONTACT: Robert F. McDougall, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 Richard M. Nelson, a dairy farmer in Coventry, Vermont, has...

September 23, 2014

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Attorney General Obtains $100,000 Settlement And Court Ruling That Owner Of Contaminated Hartford Site Is Responsible For Hazardous Waste Cleanup

CONTACT: Kyle H. Landis-Marinello, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 Attorney General William H. Sorrell has obtained two...

August 18, 2014

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Vermont Attorney General Files Suit Against MTBE Producers and Refiners to Protect Vermont Groundwater

CONTACT: Scot L. Kline, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 June 5, 2014 The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has filed suit...

June 5, 2014

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EPA Issues Proposed Rule To Curb Climate Change Pollution From Existing Power Plants

CONTACT: Thea Schwartz, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 Attorney General Bill Sorrell praised the United States Environmental...

June 2, 2014

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Two Vermont Propane Companies Settle Consumer Protection Claims

CONTACT: Justin Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5507 Cota & Cota, Inc., of Bellows Falls VT, and Bourne’s of...

April 9, 2014

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