Direct Discharge Permit (Vermont)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Vermont

Applies to States or Provinces Vermont
Name Direct Discharge Permit (Vermont)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


A direct discharge permit is required if a project involves the discharge of pollutants to state waters. For generation purposes, this involves the withdrawal of surface water for cooling purposes and the subsequent discharge of heated waters and or other effluents and pollutants.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Peter LaFlamme
Department Department of Environmental Conservation
Division Watershed Management Division
Address 1 National Life Drive, Main 2
Place Montpelier
Zip/Postal Code 5620
Phone 802.828.1535


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 10 V.S.A. Chapter 47