Business Owners

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Find out what business owners need to know about the environment and health, food safety and other public health issues that are important to Vermonters.

Information for You

Water may not be safe to drink, cook or clean with after an emergency such as a flood.

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.

Health Impact Assessments (HIA) 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.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas at room temperature. It sometimes has a noticeable smell.

Businesses play an important role in promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic disease.

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