Court Addresses Issue Of Party Status In Act 250 Cases

The Vermont Environmental Court has clarified who gets to intervene in Act 250 permit reviews. The court ruling reverses a district environmental commission decision that barred environmental groups from intervening in a case involving a Wal-Mart proposed for Bennington.

Bristol Debates Gravel Pit, Act 250

The town of Bristol is headed to court over a proposed gravel pit near its downtown. At issue is whether this old lumber town should permit a project that supporters say could bring much-needed revenue and industry.