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Help build a healthier Vermont.

Find important health and regulatory information for developers, realtors, architects, engineers, contractors and consultants doing business in our state.

Information for You

The water test(s) to be ordered depends on the source of your water.

Arsenic is a natural element found in rocks and soil and is often found in well water. It can also come from human activities and is used in some consumer products. Over time, arsenic causes cancer along with other health effects.

Health Impact Assessments are data-driven examinations of proposed projects and policies that shape our communities. The Health Impact Assessment process outlines potential public health impacts and considerations, providing policy makers and stakeholders with a valuable tool to inform their planning decisions.

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used in building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant.

An Environmental Impact Statement evaluates potential physical, biological, cultural and socioeconomic effects of a proposed action. A Public Health Assessment evaluates information on the release of hazardous substances into the environment and its past, current or future impact on public health.

Lead is a highly toxic metal. It was commonly used in paint in buildings built before 1978 as well as in other household, industrial, and automobile products.

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