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To obtain further information concerning any scheduled hearing(s), obtain copies of proposed rule(s) or submit comments regarding proposed rule(s), please call or write the contact person listed below. You may also submit comments in writing to the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules, State House, Montpelier, Vermont 05602 (802-828-2231).
Rules and Regulations: Visitor Conduct and Fees and Charges for State Park Services and Commercial
Activities on Department Lands.
Vermont Proposed Rule: 22P007
AGENCY: Agency of Natural Resources; Forests, Parks & Recreation.
CONCISE SUMMARY: Removed the designation of 2- or 4-night camping reservation minimums. Removed Waterbury Reservoir from the no minimum reservation. Price changes for use of state parks: Adult day use increased $1 per person. Vermont resident camping increased $1 per night per site. Non-resident camping increased $7 per night. Vermont resident lean-to camping increased $2 per night. Non-resident lean-to camping increased $8 per night. Cabin rentals increased $9 per night. Price for overnight pets increased $1. The Stone Hut nightly rental increased from $225 to $300 per night. Pavilion rentals increased $25 per rental. Seyon Lodge 1/2-day boat rental increased $5 per use. The Burton Island Marina slip price increased by $0.50 to $2.25 per linear foot and the Burton Island Mooring price increased by $0.25 to $1 per linear foot. Allow for some seasonal slip space at Burton Island Marina. Removed Green River Reservoir unique camping reservation structure. Add vehicle pass for organized groups. Adjust municipal recreation rates.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Nate McKeen, Director of State Parks, Agency of Natural Resources, 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier VT 05620 Tel: 802-777-0814 Email: [email protected] URL: vtstateparks.com
FOR COPIES: Rochelle Skinner, Agency of Natural Resources, 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier VT 05620 Tel: 802-522-0841 Email: [email protected].
Updates to the Beryllium Standard for the Construction and Shipyard Industry
Vermont Proposed Rule: 22P008
AGENCY: Department of Labor
CONCISE SUMMARY: VOSHA is amending its existing construction and shipyard standards for occupational exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds to clarify certain provisions and simplify or improve compliance. These changes are designed to accomplish three goals: to more appropriately tailor the requirements of the construction and shipyards standards to the particular exposures in these industries, in light of partial overlap between the beryllium standards' requirements and other OSHA standards (such as the Hazard Communication Standard); to aid compliance and enforcement across the beryllium standards by avoiding inconsistency, where appropriate, between the shipyards and construction standards and recent revisions to the general industry standard; and to clarify certain requirements with respect to materials containing only trace amounts of beryllium. This final rule does not affect the general industry beryllium standard.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Daniel A. Whipple, Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration, P.O. Box 488 Montpelier, VT 05601-0488, Tel: 802-828-5084, Fax: 802-828-0488, Email: [email protected] URL: https://labor.vermont.gov/workplace-safety.
FOR COPIES: Bailey Thibault, Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration, P.O. Box 488 Montpelier, VT 05601-0488, Tel: 802-828-5085, Fax: 802-828-0488,
Email: [email protected].