Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) operates its programs, services, and activities without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), ancestry, place of birth, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or breastfeeding (mother and child). We will not tolerate discrimination, intimidation, threats, coercion, or retaliation against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights protected by federal or state law.
Questions or Complaints
If you have any questions about ANR’s nondiscrimination notice or programs, or if you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to an ANR program or activity, you may contact:
ANR Civil Rights Coordinator
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Free Language Services
If you speak a non-English language, we offer you language assistance services free of charge.
Federal Nondiscrimination Law
As a recipient of federal funding, ANR complies with the following federal nondiscrimination laws:
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VI”)
- Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”)
- Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”)
- Age Discrimination Act of 1975
Federal civil rights implementing regulations, including:
- Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (requiring that no person on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in any program receiving Clean Water Act funding)
- Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations Part 5 and Part 7 (EPA regulations)
State Nondiscrimination Law
Nondiscrimination in Employment
ANR complies with federal and state prohibitions on employment discrimination. Employment discrimination complaints are addressed in Department of Human Resources Personnel Policy Number 3.3. If you are an ANR employee and have questions about discrimination, call the Department of Human Resources at 802-828-3491.