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November 2010

  • Allison Buckley '10 was profiled in the Adirondack Almanack Nov. 30 when she was named the Adirondack Council's director of conservation.
  • The National Law Journal included the VLS Institute for Energy and the Environment in a Nov. 30 story about Stanford's law and business schools launching a green energy initiative.
  • Seven Days reported Nov. 29 about Assistant Professor Katherine Garvey and Dan Miller '11 blogging from the U.N. climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico.
  • Jared Carter '09 wrote an op-ed piece in the Burlington Free Press on Nov. 28 about a Vermont local-food system.
  • The Missoulian (Mont.) talked to Bob Gentry '93 on Nov. 27 about Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil's controversial proposal to truck gigantic oil processing equipment through the Northern Rockies.
  • Wynona Ward '98 was named a "Greatest Person of the Day" by The Huffington Post on Nov. 26 for her work with domestic violence victims in rural Vermont. Ward also was named a "CNN Hero" earlier this year.
  • The Boston Globe, Burlington Free Press, WCAX and other media carried an Associated Press story on Nov. 26 about an EPA official's upcoming talk at VLS marking the agency's 40th anniversary.
  • Professor Cheryl Hanna spoke with Seven Days on Nov. 24 about a Vermont man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill President Obama.
  • The Valley News, Burlington Free Press and other media reported Nov. 24-28 on VLS's 13th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner coordinated by Marilyn Labadie, associate director of Records and Registration.
  • Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford wrote an op-ed article in and the Rockbridge (Va.) Weekly on Nov. 23-24 about the costs of nuclear power plants.
  • Sarah Buxton's '10 victory in a Vermont House race, which required a recount because of a one-vote margin, was reported by the Associated Press, Valley News, WCAX and other media Nov. 18-23.
  • High Country News talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on Nov. 18 about the EPA's plan for regulating greenhouse-gas emissions from stationary sources under the Clean Air Act.
  • Mark Cooper discussed the potential sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant with on Nov. 16. Cooper is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
  • Michele Martinez Campbell, a visiting assistant professor, talked to VPR on Nov. 16 about a Vermont woman charged with cultivating marijuana for medical purposes.
  • Alex Urbelis '05 talked to the New York Daily News, New York Post and other media Nov. 16-18 about a high-profile landlord-tenant dispute in New York City.
  • The New Orleans Times-Picayune spoke with Professor Michael Dworkin on Nov. 14 about Entergy's efforts to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • Arturo Brandt '04 wrote an op-ed article in (Argentina) on Nov. 14 about the need for energy diversification in Chile.
  • The Worcester (Mass.) Telegram talked to Peter Heintzelman '83 on Nov. 14 about his passion for photographing boxing and collecting memorabilia of the "sweet science."
  • The Boston Globe, Connecticut Post, Burlington Free Press, Columbus (Ind.) Republic and other media reported Nov. 13 on Professor Pat Parenteau's keynote address at the Vermont Environmental Action Conference.
  • Robert Gerety, Jr.'s '80 appointment as a Superior Court judge was reported in Vermont Business Magazine and the Burlington Free Press on Nov. 12-13.
  • Michele Martinez Campbell, a visiting assistant professor, talked to the Valley News on Nov. 12 about a Vermont murder case that may involve the death penalty.
  • Vermont Business Magazine reported Nov. 10 on federal f unding for a UVM-IBM smart grid project involving VLS Adjunct Professor Paul Hines.
  • VPR talked to Assistant Professor Don Kreis on Nov. 10 about efforts to overhaul how Vermont utilities are regulated by making the Public Service Board more politically accountable.
  • Seven Days spoke with Assistant Professor Art Edersheim on Nov. 9 about a federal crime-victims unit that puts abused immigrants on a safer path.
  • VPR reported Nov. 9 on Sarah Buxton's '10 victory by one vote in a Vermont House race.
  • Professor Michael Dworkin talked to WCAX and VPR, along with Mark Cooper, senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, on Nov. 8-9 about the potential sale of Vermont Yankee. The VPR story also aired on New Hampshire Public Radio.
  • ESPN and ESPN The Magazine interviewed Professor Michael McCann on Nov. 8 about five lawsuits that may change the sports world.
  • A Powder Magazine article about skiing in Vermont has a photo of Ben Leoni '11, who mentions studying environmental law at VLS.
  • The San Diego Union Tribune spoke to Professor Pat Parenteau on Nov. 4 about the Quechan tribe's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior over a proposed solar farm on federal land. The story was picked up by
  • E&ENews PM (requires login) talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on Nov. 4 about the resignation of the EPA's climate change policy director.
  • Adjunct Professor Bernard Carrey talked to Seven Days on Nov. 3 about recent shareholder lawsuits brought against Green Mountain Coffee Roasters over trading activity.
  • The Valley News and Randolph Herald reported Nov. 3 and Nov. 4, respectively, on Sarah Buxton's '10 victory in a Vermont House race for the Royalton-Tunbridge seat.