Vermont's Private Ski Resort Pays $205K Fine

Vermont's Private Ski Resort Pays $205K Fine

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Vermont's Private Ski Resort Pays $205K Fine

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The Hermitage Ski Club at Haystack Mountain has agreed to pay $205,000 in civil penalties for violating the state’s land use and environmental permitting laws.

The settlement resolves allegations that the Hermitage Ski Club at Haystack Mountain in Southern Vermont failed to obtain land-use permits for a construction project and only filed applications for those permits after the work had been completed.

The violations included unauthorized work on dams and in wetlands and unpermitted discharges into state waters.

About Hermitage Ski Club at Haystack Mountain:

The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain is a private mountain located across West Dover and Wilmington, Vermont. The club is 1,400 acre and provides members four seasons of private mountain activities and luxury accommodations. Their sales pitch states, “Ski corduroy all day long. Tee off when you like. Hike and mountain bike in peace. All on your private mountain.”

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