Act 250 Criteria 9D, 9E: Earth Extraction and Resources

Description/Review

Earth extraction projects for sand, gravel, and quarry stone are unique in that they can take place over many years, and involve review by a number of Agency Programs. To assist in development and review of these types of projects, the Agency developed guidelines specific to sand and gravel pits, and quarries.

ANR Atlas Layers

Quarry, Sand & Gravel Deposits, USGS Mineral Resources Data System

ANR Technical Program

ANR Office of Planning

Criterion Specific Site Plan Information

See Guidance documents for plan information

Criterion Specific Narrative Information

See Guidance documents for plan information

Policy/Guidance Documents & Rules

Vermont Geological Survey Practice for Review of Rock Extraction Activities, Act 250 Criteria 9D and 9E (2016)

Vermont Geological Survey Practice for Review of Sand and Gravel Extraction Activities, Act 250 Criteria 9d and 9E (2016)

ANR Permits/Approvals

Review letter from Office of Planning,

DEC Stormwater Construction/MSGP Permits

Examples of Project Types

New, expansion of existing, or extension of operating dates of sand/gravel pits and quarries