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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

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.

Communities that are built to support physical activity, safe walking and biking, use of public transportation, and easy access to fresh foods are essential for good health.

National studies have shown that air pollution in our homes can be more of a health concern than air pollution outside.

Regulated asbestos abatement activities must be performed by professionals—trained, certified, and licensed asbestos abatement individual contractors or certified asbestos abatement contractor entities.

If you are planning to renovate or demolish a building or structure, an asbestos inspection is required by the Vermont Regulation for Asbestos Control.

The Health Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have specific lead-based paint requirements for the maintenance and renovation of buildings and structures built prior to 1978.

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