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Keystone XL in Nebraska: VT Law School Experts Available to Comment

November 1, 2011

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT -- Vermont Law School has faculty experts available to comment on the Nebraska state legislature's convening of a special session today to debate whether to seek changes to a planned $7 billion oil pipeline traversing the state.Image of Sand Hills

TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas would cross the ecologically sensitive Sand Hills area of Nebraska, which sits atop a major source of the region's water, the Ogallala aquifer.

VLS faculty available to comment are:

Professor Pat Parenteau, whose expertise includes environmental law, land use planning and regulation, and water resources: 802.831.1305,
Professor Jack Tuholske, whose expertise includes environmental, land use and water resources law: 406.396.6415,
Professor John Echeverria, whose expertise includes environmental law and land use planning and regulation: 802.831.1386,

CONTACT: John Cramer, Associate Director of Media Relations
Office: 802.831.1106, cell: 540.798.7099, home: 802.649.2235,

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