Office of the Vermont Attorney General

Environmental Outcomes and Settlements

Sterling Pond at the top of Smuggler’s Notch

Environmental Protection Division Litigation Outcomes and Resolutions

since January 2017

 

The list below represents litigation outcomes, settlements and resolutions involving the Environmental Protection Division of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office since January of 2017.

 

2019

Diverging Diamond Interchange SW Permit, Diverging Diamond Interchange A250, Docket No. 2018-232
(Stormwater/Act 250 appeals)

Opinion (8/30/19)

 

Saint Gobain Performance Plastics v. State of Vermont, ANR,
Dkt. No. 712-12-17 Wncv
(PFOA Rules Challenge)

Order Dismissing Action (5/30/19)
Stipulated Motion to Dismiss (5/29/19)

 

State of Vermont v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics,
Docket No. 92-4-19 Bncv
(PFOA)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (5/28/19)

 

State of Vermont ANR v. Parkway Cleaners et al, Docket No. 2018-165
(Haz Waste appeal)

Entry Order and Opinion (3/29/19)

 

In re Petition of Swanton Wind LLC, Docket No. 2019-071
(PUC appeal)

Entry Order (3/19/19)

 

State of Vermont v. Fiat Chrysler, Docket No. 221-4-10 Wrcv
(Air Quality)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (4/16/19)

 

State of Vermont v. Safety Kleen Systems, Inc., Docket No. 61-2-19 Wncv
(Haz. Waste)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (3/14/19)

 

State v. Atlantic Richfield et al, Docket No. 340-6-14 Wncv 
(MTBE litigation)        

Settlement Agreement and Release (3/15/19)

 

In re Multiple WWTF Permit Appeals, Docket Nos. 138-10-17 Vtec, etc.
(Wastewater Treatment Permits)

Decision on Summary Judgment Motions (2/1/19)
Judgment Order (2/1/19)

2018

In re Champlain Parkway (Fortieth Burlington LLC), Docket No. 2017-413
(Conditional Use Permit/Wetlands appeal)

Entry Order and Opinion (11/9/18)

 

In re Investigation into SolarCity Corp, Docket No. 2018-207
(PUC appeal)

Entry Order and Opinion (10/31/18)

 

In re Construction of Meteorological Tower (Belisle), Docket No. 2018-120
(PUC appeal)

Entry Order and Opinion (10/31/18)

 

State of Vermont v. Kane’s Scenic River Farms, Docket No. 359-9-18
(Agricultural Water Quality)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (10/9/18)

 

 State of Vermont v. Chittenden Resorts et al, Docket No. 72/1-18 Rdcv
(Act 250/Wastewater)

Consent Order and Final Judgement Order (9/13/18)

 

State of Vermont v. William and Robin Hanfield, Docket No. 597-10-15 Rdcv
(Agricultural Water Quality)

Order on Motion for Contempt (7/23/18)

 

Diverging Diamond Interchange SW Permit, Docket No. 50-6-16 Vtec
Diverging Diamond Interchange A250, Docket No. 169-12-16 Vtec
(Stormwater/Act 250 appeals)

Merits Decision (6/1/18)
Judgment Order (6/1/18)

 

Brosseau/Brosseau’s Sweet Corn, AAFM Admin. Docket No. 2018-01-07 PT
(Agriculture/Pesticides)

Findings of Fact, Conclusions, and Order (5/29/18)

 

State of Vermont v. Moretown Landfill, Inc., Docket No. 663-11-14 Wncv
(Air Quality)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (5/21/19)

 

State of Vermont v. Parkway Cleaners et al, Docket No. 480-7-10 Wncv
(Hazardous Waste)

Entry and Final Judgment Order  (4/10/18)

 

Masse v. State of Vermont, Docket No. 246-11-16 Oscv
(Water/Dam Removal)

Entry Regarding Motion for Summary Judgment (4/3/18)

 

State of Vermont v. County Waste (Ace Carting), Docket No. 77-2-18 Wncv
(Hazardous Waste)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (4/10/18)

 

ANR v. Supeno, Supeno and Ernst, Docket No. 2018-187
(Wastewater Permit Violations Appeal)

Entry Order and Opinion (3/16/18)

 

State of Vermont v. Parkway Cleaners, Docket No. 480-7-10 Wncv
(Hazardous Waste)

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order (1/22/18)

 

2017

State of Vermont ANR v. Pleasant Valley Farms of Berkshire, LLC,
Docket No. 452-11-17 Frcv
(Agricultural Water Quality)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (12/17/17)

 

In re Hinesburg Hannaford Act 250/Site Plan, Dkt. Nos. 2016-273/2016-274
(Act 250/Site Plan Approval Appeals)

Entry Order and Opinion (11/9/17)

 

State v. Westminster Meats/Daniel Mandich, Docket No. 195-6-17 Wmcv
(Slaughterhouse/Wastewater Violations)

Stipulated Judgment (11/6/17)

 

State of Vermont v. Volkswagen, et al, Docket No. 536-9-16 Wncv
(Air Quality)

Partial Consent Judgment (11/3/17)

 

Great American Insurance Company
(Investigation, Removal Action or Remedial Action)

Acknowledgement (10/23/17)

 

State of Vermont v. John M. Ruggiero, et al, Docket No. 470-8-14 Rcdv
(Hazardous Waste)

Judgment Order (10/5/17)

 

State of Vermont ANR v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.,
Docket No. 205-7-17 Bncv
(PFOA – incorporated and superseded by 5/29/19 Consent Order)

Entry Order (10/2/17)
Stipulation for the Entry of Consent Order with Consent Order (7/25/17)

 

Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST)
(Act 250)

Settlement Agreement (9/26/17)

 

Old Lantern Non-Conforming Use (Four Hills), Dkt No. 154-12-15 Vtec
Four Hills Farm Partnership Agreement, Docket No. 129-10-16 Vtec.
(Agricultural Large Farm Permit Appeal)

Judgment Order (8/22/17)
Decision of Cross Motions for Summary Judgment (8/22/17)

 

State of Vermont v. Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., Docket No. 380-6-17 Wncv
(Hazardous Waste)

Consent Order and Final Judgment Order (8/3/17)

 

Plum Creek Timberlands v. State of Vermont, Docket Nos. 72-12-10 Excv, 30-6-11 Excv, 19-4-11 Excv, 31-6-11 Excv, 294-12-10 Oscv, and 76-4-11 Oscv
(Use Value Appraisal/ Water Quality)

Settlement Agreement (7/14/17)