Elon Law and Vermont Law School Announce JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy Dual-Degree ProgramElon University School of Law and Vermont Law School will offer a dual-degree program that enables students to earn two graduate degrees in two-and-a-half years, beginning in the fall of 2015. Students in the program will earn the Juris Doctor degree from Elon Law and the Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) from Vermont Law School.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-22T04:00:00Z244<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Elon_Vermont_Law_Dual_Degree_Anne_Linehan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Melissa Scanlan interviewed by Bridge, in "Quality of life Dreaming big: A walking trail spanning Michigan’s vast coastline."Melissa Scanlan is interviewed about her paper "Blueprint for a Great Lakes Trail," along with Author Loreen Niewenhuis of Battle Creek, who trekked 3,000 miles along the Great Lakes and their islands. She says a public walking trail along the Great Lakes shoreline is a big idea that could help protect the environment. ​GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-21T04:00:00Zhttp://bridgemi.com/2015/04/dreaming-big-a-walking-trail-spanning-michigans-vast-coastline/242
Patrick Parenteau Interviewed by Greenwire, in "Rothschild Heir on Quixotic Quest to Import Whalebone Statue"​Patrick Parenteau is interviewd by Greenwire on the request to import an Inuit sculpture into the U.S. from Canada​, which has thus far been denied due to the Endangered Species Act regulations.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-20T04:00:00Zhttp://www.eenews.net/greenwire/2015/04/20/stories/1060017067241<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Patrick Parenteau Quoted by National Journal, in "BP Really Wants You to Think the Gulf is OK"​Patrick Parenteau is quoted by National Journal on determining ecosystem damage in the Gulf given its unique ecosystem and lack of knowledge about the spill in general.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-19T04:00:00Zhttp://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/bp-really-wants-you-to-think-the-gulf-is-ok-20150419240<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
American Rivers President Discusses River Restoration April 23 at Vermont Law SchoolBob Irvin, president and CEO of American Rivers, the nation’s leading river conservation group, will discuss a new era of river restoration during a free lecture at Vermont Law School from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Map Room of Debevoise Hall. The event is open to the public and press.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-15T04:00:00Z238<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/community/_V5A4443_720x480_72_RGB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Hillary Hoffmann Quoted by High Country News, in "EPA Loophole Allows Streams of Wastewater in Wyoming"GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-14T04:00:00Zhttps://www.hcn.org/articles/epa-loophole-oks-streams-of-wastewater-on-wyoming-reservation239<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Hoffmann_Hillary.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Melissa Scanlan interviewed by Michigan Distilled in "Legal scholar proposes world’s longest walking trail around Great Lakes"Melissa Scanlan answers a Q&A session on her paper "Blueprint for the Great Lakes Trail" in this Michigan Distilled Blog post.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-13T04:00:00Zhttp://michigandistilled.org/2015/04/13/1809/243
Vermont Law School’s Parenteau Discusses EPA Clean Power Plan April 14 at National Association of Environmental Professionals ConferenceVermont Law School Professor Patrick Parenteau, nationally recognized for his expertise in climate change and natural resources law, will discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan during a panel discussion on climate change, Tuesday, April 14, at the 40th annual conference of the National Association of Environmental Professionals. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-10T04:00:00Z237<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Patrick_Parenteau.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Presents ‘Climate Change and Land Use Law, a Strategy to Avoid the Worst Impacts’Columbia Law School Professor Michael Gerrard will discuss potential changes to land use and environmental laws to prevent the most dire climate change outcomes during a free lecture at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Chase Community Center at Vermont Law School. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-03T04:00:00Z233<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Gerrard_Mike.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Patrick Parenteau Interviewd by High Country News, in "Supreme Court Wrestles With Air-Pollution Rule"​Patrick Parenteau is interviewed on a Supreme Court case deciding whether or not the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must consider costs to industries, namely coal and oil fired power plants, when regulating under the Clean Air Act.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-26T04:00:00Zhttp://www.hcn.org/articles/supreme-court-wrestles-with-epa-rule-to-slash-air-pollution-from-power-plants-1236<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Students Take 1st Place in National Animal Law Moot Court CompetitionTwo students from Vermont Law School took first place in the Appellate Moot Court Competition during the 12th annual National Animal Law Competitions (NALC), held Feb. 27-March 1 at Harvard Law School.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-18T04:00:00Z214<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/NALS_Winners_VLS_Animal_Law.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
‘Global Food, Local Solutions’ Focus of March 27 Conference at Vermont Law SchoolPanelists look at inadequate access to healthy, safe foodsGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-16T04:00:00Z212<img alt="" height="1296" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/carrots.jpg" width="1936" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Laurie Ristino Interviewed on HuffPoLive, in "Do We Need More Food Transparency?"​Laurie Ristino was interviewed on Huffington Post Live in a discussion about whether smartphone apps can provide transparency in the food industry.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-16T04:00:00Zhttp://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/big-data-food-transparency-in-the-us/54f49992fe3444964f0011d3213<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Ristino_Laurie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Leads the Field of Environmental Law for 25 YearsU.S. News & World Report today released its rankings for the Best Law Schools for 2016, placing Vermont Law School in the Top 2 for environmental law for 2016. This marks the 25th year that VLS ranks in the Top 2.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-10T04:00:00Z211
Patrick Parenteau's Blog Post Appears in Environmental Law Prof Blog, "Patrick PaSettlement in Vermont Clean Water Case May Serve as Model for Managing New Discharges to Impaired Waters"Patrick Parenteau's article (co-authored with Rachel Stevens, JD '13, LLM '15), "Settlement in Vermont Clean Water Case May Serve as Model for Managing New Discharges to Impaired Waters​," appears in the Environmental Law Prof Blog​ on March 8, 2015.​GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-08T05:00:00Zhttp://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/2015/03/settlement-in-vermont-clean-water-case-may-serve-as-model-for-managing-new-discharges-to-impaired-wa.html209<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
ENRLC Reaches Favorable Settlement, Reported by VT Digger in "Settlemen Reached in Decade-Long Jay Peak Pollution Claims"GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-06T05:00:00Zhttp://vtdigger.org/2015/03/05/settlement-reached-decade-long-jay-peak-pollution-claims/?utm_source=VTDigger+Subscribers+and+Donors&utm_campaign=7ff98fde1e-Weekly+Update&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dc3c5486db-7ff98fde1e-25679885208
Twenty-Two States Pass Farm to School Legislation in 2014​National Farm to School Network Reports Growing Trend in State Policies that Connect Students to Healthy Food and Family Farmers to New Markets​GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-03-05T05:00:00Z207
Vermont Law School Team Makes Top 3 in National Environmental Law Moot Court CompetitionThree students from Vermont Law School advanced to the final round of the 2015 Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC), one of only three teams to do so of the 62 who participated in the competition Feb. 19-21 at Pace Law School.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-25T05:00:00Z202
Laurie Ristino Interviewed by VT Digger in "Vermont Brand Adds Value, But Rules for Claiming Connection Complex"​Laurie Ristino discusses the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School as well as its new master's degree in food and agricultural law and policy, citing a growning need for legal leaders in the local food movement.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-22T05:00:00Zhttp://vtdigger.org/2015/02/22/vermont-brand-adds-value-rules-claiming-connection-complex/?utm_source=VTDigger+Subscribers+and+Donors&utm_campaign=e64009150e-Weekly+Update&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dc3c5486db-e64009150e-25679885200<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Ristino_Laurie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
The Japan Times: 'Inside the trenches of environmental rights' by VLS alum Stephen Hesse '89GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-21T05:00:00Zhttp://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2015/02/21/environment/inside-trenches-environmental-rights/#.VO8z-nzF_A1203
New Vermont Law School Summer Programs Open to Undergraduate StudentsTwo new Vermont Law School summer programs, one in environmental advocacy and one in legal technology, are open to undergraduate students, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn from nationally recognized faculty at the school's Environmental Law Center and Center for Legal Innovation.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-09T05:00:00Z197
Patrick Parenteau Interviewed by Greenwire, in "Iowa Utility's Lawsuit Takes New​Patrick Parenteau​ is interviewed on a recent suit filed by the Des Moines Water Works, a municipality struggling to bring clean drinking water to its ​customers.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-29T05:00:00Zhttp://www.eenews.net/greenwire/stories/1060012531194<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Pat Parenteau Interviewed by Greenwire, in "Groups Draw Battle Lines After Court Allows Selenium Discharges"​​Patrick Parenteau​ is interviewed on a recent appeals court ruling that upheld a coal company's right to dump the chemical element selenium from a strip mine in Kentucky.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-28T05:00:00Zhttp://www.eenews.net/greenwire/stories/1060012457/search?keyword=groups+draw+battle193<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Seeks Applicants for 2015 Summer Media Fellowships​Vermont Law School, the nation's premier environmental law school, seeks applications from qualified environmental journalists for its 2015 Summer Media Fellowships.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-26T05:00:00Z191
EarthRights International Director Discusses 'Earth Rights v. Corporate Rights' Jan. 26 at Vermont Law School ​EarthRights International Director Katie Redford will present "Earth Rights v. Corporate Rights: How the Rise of Corporate Power Threatens Human Rights and the Planet" during Vermont Law School's annual Sterry R. Waterman Lecture.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-20T05:00:00Z189
Memoir ‘Angels by the River’ Explores Race Relations, Civil Rights, EnvironmentalismAuthor Gus Speth discusses new book Jan. 22 at Vermont Law SchoolGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-16T05:00:00Z188<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/AngelsByTheRiver_cover1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Texas A&M Student Wins Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Writing Competition with ‘Locomotives v. Local Motives’​The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law at Vermont Law School today announced Matthew J. McGowan '15 of Texas A&M University School of Law the winner of its first annual national White River Environmental Law Writing Competition.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-09T05:00:00Z186
Energy Clinic Focuses on Community Solar ProjectsThe Energy Clinic at Vermont Law School, the first of its kind in the country, takes a community-minded approach by helping locals develop solar projects that yield both environmental and economic benefits. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-08T05:00:00Z185<img alt="" height="450" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/FullSizeRender.jpg" width="600" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Senior Fellow for Economic Analysis Mark Cooper releases report on effect of advanced cost recovery on reactor constructionPUBLIC RISK, PRIVATE PROFIT; RATEPAYER COST, UTILITY IMPRUDENCE: ADVANCED COST RECOVERY FOR REACTOR CONSTRUCTION CREATES ANOTHER NUCLEAR FIASCO, NOT A RENAISSANCEGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-12-18T05:00:00Z182
EPA Clean Power Plan, Genetically Engineered Foods, Endangered Species Make '2015 Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List'​Environmental faculty and student editors of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law today announced publication of their annual "Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List," highlighting critical law and policy issues they believe will intensify in 2015.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-12-08T05:00:00Z177
Parenteau Interviewed by Living On Earth, "Supreme Court To Hear Challenge to Power Plant Mercury Rule"​​​Patrick Parenteau​ is interviewed on the U.S. Supreme Court's agreement to hear coal power plant operators' appeal of the "mercury rule" under the Clean Air Act.​​GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-12-05T05:00:00Zhttp://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=14-P13-00049&segmentID=1178<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Speth Featured in the Valley News, "Strafford Resident Traces Environmentalism to Civil Rights in New Memoir"​Gus Speth and his new memoir, "Angels by the River," are​ featured in the Valley News where Speth reflects on a life in environmental activism.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-07T05:00:00Zhttp://www.vnews.com/home/14209672-95/a-life-in-activism146<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Speth_James.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Parenteau Quoted in Greenwire, "Property Rights: Unprecedented Ruling Strikes ESA Protections on Private Land"​Patrick​ Parenteau is quoted on the recent ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah that struck down a governmental prohibition on harming prarie dogs on private property. This story is written by Jeremy Jacobs, one of the media fellows at Vermont Law School in 2012.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-07T05:00:00Zhttp://www.eenews.net/greenwire/2014/11/07/stories/1060008585147<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Beyranevand Quoted in Greenwire, "GMO-Labeling Initiatives Fall Short in Colo., Ore."​Laurie Beyranevand is quoted on recent motions to get the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reformulate its labels.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-05T05:00:00Zhttp://www.eenews.net/greenwire/2014/11/05/stories/1060008432148<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/beyranevan_laurie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Event Highlighted in "Scientist, Food Activist Lauds VT GMO Law"​Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems​ (CAFS) hosted international speaker Vandana Shiva to a standing-room-only crowd. Coverage of this event also appeared in the Rutland Herald and the Times Argus.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-04T05:00:00Zhttp://www.vermonttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/RH/20141104/NEWS03/711049905175<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/cafs/CAFS-Logo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Dycus Quoted in The Nation, "Brain Cancer Cases Shot Up in This FL Town - Is a Defense Contractor to Blame?"​​Steve Dycus is quoted in an in-depth story in The Nation about a series of law suits accusing the defense contractor Pratt & Whitney of causing a pediatric cancer cluster in Florida by contaminating local soil and water.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-03T05:00:00Zhttp://www.thenation.com/article/182099/brain-cancer-rate-girls-town-shot-550-defense-contractor-blame138<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Dycus_Stephen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Scanlan Quoted in National Driller, "High-Capacity Well Regulation in Wisconsin, U.S."​​Melissa Scanlan is quoted on the recent Wisconsin ruling on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR)'s authority over evaluating high-capacity water wells.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-01T04:00:00Zhttp://www.nationaldriller.com/articles/89787-high-capacity-well-regulation-in-wisconsin-us145<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Scanlan_Melissa.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Parenteau Quoted in Environmental Health Perspectives, "Nutrient Pollution: A Persistent Threat to Waterways"​Patrick Parenteau​ comments on nutrient trading where there are wastewater treatment plants and farms in the same watershed.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-01T04:00:00Zhttp://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/122-A304/174<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Environmental Law Society Hosts Mountainfilm at Vermont Law School Nov. 5​The Environmental Law Society at Vermont Law School will host Mountainfilm on Tour, dedicated to educating and motivating audiences about issues that matter, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. The movie night, open to the public, will explore themes connected to Mountainfilm's mission of exploring cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure.​GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-30T04:00:00Z142
'Conservation Easements and the IRS': Vermont Law School Panelists Look at 'In Perpetuity'​"In perpetuity" as it relates to conservation easements and the land trust movement is an issue people are thinking about in Vermont and across the country. An attorney with the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., will provide the IRS perspective during two sessions, titled "Conservation Easements and the IRS," Nov. 17 at Vermont Law School and Nov. 18 in Montpelier. Sponsored by the Environmental Tax Policy Institute at VLS, the sessions are free and open to the public and press.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-30T04:00:00Z143
Speth Featured in New Haven Register, "In New Haven, Former Yale School Dean Urgest Activists to Cooperate"​James Gustave "Gus" Speth​ is featured in an article detailing Speth's recent talk about his memoir, "Angels By the River" and his life as an environmental activist.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-27T04:00:00Zhttp://www.nhregister.com/lifestyle/20141027/in-new-haven-former-yale-school-dean-urges-activists-to-cooperate173<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Speth_James.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Institute for Energy and the Environment Cited in Bio-Medicine, "The Future of Biofuels is Not in Corn"​Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and the Environment ​(IEE) co-released a report stating concern over the expansion of the corn ethanol industry.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-26T04:00:00Zhttp://news.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news-3/The-future-of-biofuels-is-not-in-corn-194-1/172<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/iee/IEElogo.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
​Coverage of John Echeverria's recent study, "State Judicial Elections and Environmental Law​"​​​​Coverage of John Echeverria's recent study, "State Judicial Elections and Environmental Law: Case Studies of Montana, North Carolina, Washington and Wisconsin."GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-23T04:00:00Zhttp://www.southernstudies.org/2014/10/nc-supreme-court-a-virtual-sinkhole-for-environmen.html140<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Echeverria_John.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Global Food Activist Vandana Shiva at Vermont Law School Nov. 3 for "Seeds of Change: GMOs and Vermont's Labeling Law"​​International food activist and author Vandana Shiva will speak about the role of Vermont's GMO labeling law as part of a global solution to transform food systems and reverse climate crisis during a lecture at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in Chase Community Center on the Vermont Law School campus. The event is free and open to the public and press. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-17T04:00:00Z135<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/cafs/vandanashiva_200.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law Students Prepare for United Nations COP20 on Climate Change; Assist Myanmar DelegationA Vermont Law School student delegation will attend the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP20/CMP 10, Dec. 1-12 in Lima, Peru, and provide support to a delegation from Myanmar. This marks the third year that a VLS delegation will attend and report on the international climate summit. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-16T04:00:00Z134
Gus Speth Interviewed on VPR​​Gus Speth is interviewed on Vermont Public Radio on the publication of his memoir, Angels By the River.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-16T04:00:00Zhttp://digital.vpr.net/post/environmental-activist-gus-speth-reflects-movement137<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Speth_James.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Offers New Master’s Degrees in Food and Agriculture Law, PolicyThe Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School has announced two new master’s degree programs for students interested in advocacy, policy, and law to support a sustainable food shelf. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-10T04:00:00Z133<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/cafs/carrots.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Hoffmann Quoted in ThinkProgress.org, "Federal Court: One Million Acres Near Grand Canyon Protected From Mining"​Hillary Hoffmann​ comments on the Arizona federal court's decision to uphold the Obama Administration's 2012 withdrawal of over one million acres of federal lands surrounding Grand Canyon National Park from uranium mining.GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-10T04:00:00Zhttp://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/10/3577414/arizona-grand-canyon-uranium-mining-withdrawal/170<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Hoffmann_Hillary.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Cooper Quoted in SNL, "Clean Energy Advocates Fighting for More Than Renewables from EPA's CO2 Rule"​Mark Cooper comments on solar panel regulation. GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-10T04:00:00Zhttps://www2.snl.com/Interactivex/article.aspx?CdId=A-29459988-10273171<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Cooper_Mark.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Hoffmann Quoted by Think Progress in "Federal Court: One Million Acres Near Grand Canyon Protected from Mining"​Hillary Hoffmann​ is quoted from her blog post, "Federal District Court Upholds Obama Administration's Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Withdrawal".GP0|#c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028;L0|#0c3fc7c47-f4a2-418c-b690-5912d00ce028|VLS in the News;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-10T04:00:00Zhttp://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/10/3577414/arizona-grand-canyon-uranium-mining-withdrawal/184<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Hoffmann_Hillary.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />