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Policies and Procedures

Notice of Nondiscrimination

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.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Language Access Plan

The Language Access Plan (LAP) is the guidance the Agency of Natural Resources is planning to implement on how the ANR will deliver information and services to persons with limited English proficiency and persons with varying levels of hearing, sight, or speech loss and other communication needs.

We are in the stage in the plan where we are looking for community/stakeholder input through in-person and virtual public meetings. Specifically, we want to mobilize Vermonters who will be directly impacted by this plan in order for them to provide relevant feedback and comments/suggestions to our plan.

Written comments on the Language Access Plan can be submitted by email to Public comments must be received by 5:00 pm EST on October 28, 2022. Attendance at public meetings is not necessary to submit written comments.  

Meeting Dates

More details will be available on Monday, September 19. 

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:00pm
    Fletcher Free Library, 235 College St, Burlington, VT 05401
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00 pm
    Brattleboro High School, 131 Fairground Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:00 pm
    Microsoft Teams Meeting:

Requests for accommodations by the person in need must be received by Tuesday, October 11, and can be made by either calling 802-636-7827 or emailing

Limited English Proficiency

The Interim Limited English Proficiency Accessibility Plan, aligned with federal civil rights laws, regulations, and guidance, is the Agency of Natural Resource's blueprint to support the meaningful and timely participation of our neighbors with limited English language proficiency. ANR anticipates finalizing this plan following a public engagement process and updating it on a periodic basis.

Interim Limited English Proficiency Accessibility Plan

Civil Rights and Nondiscrimination Grievance Procedure

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has a Civil Rights and Nondiscrimination Grievance Procedure to ensure prompt and fair resolution of complaints from members of the public alleging discrimination in the operation of the Agency's programs, services, or activities.

Civil Rights and Nondiscrimination Grievance Procedure

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