Parenteauhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=44ParenteauPat ParenteauSenior Counsel, Environmental and Natural Resources Law ClinicProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LLM, environmental law, George Washington University, 197JD, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1972BS, business administration, Regis College, Denver, CO, 1969802-831-1305<div>Professor Patrick A. Parenteau, formerly director of Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center and of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, is recognized for his expertise regarding endangered species and biological diversity, water quality and wetlands, environmental policy and litigation, and land use and property rights. The courses he has taught at Vermont Law School include Environmental Policy and Management, Citizen Suits, Watershed Protection, and the Extinction seminar.</div><div><br>Professor Parenteau received his BS degree in business administration from Regis College in 1969 and his JD degree from Creighton University in 1972. He served as staff counsel for the Legal Aid Society of Omaha, Nebraska, and then earned his LLM degree from George Washington University in 1975. From 1976 to 1984, he held three positions with the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, DC: counsel, director of the resources defense division, and vice president for conservation. During this period, he also served as an adjunct professor at Vermont Law School, at George Washington University, and at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College. From 1984 to 1987, he served as regional counsel for the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region I, in Boston, during which time he helped establish national precedent for wetlands protection (Sweedens Swamp/Attleboro Mall). Professor Parenteau served as commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation from 1987 to 1989, then was of counsel to the firm of Perkins Coie in Portland, Oregon, from 1989 to 1993. He served as special counsel to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service during the spotted owl exemption proceedings in 1991 to 1992. In 1993, he returned to Vermont to assume the directorship of the Environmental Law Center, a position he held through 1998. In 2003, he helped found and directed the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at VLS, where he now serves as senior counsel. Professor Parenteau has lectured on environmental issues in the Czech Republic, Cuba, Russia, and China. He also teaches at Dartmouth College as an adjunct professor in environmental studies. Professor Parenteau is the recipient of the 2006 National Conservation Achievement Award in the Legislative division, presented by the National Wildlife Federation.</div>GP0|#ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368;L0|#0ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368|Climate Change;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#517247a3-c456-4448-8353-d0e408b6d4a0;L0|#0517247a3-c456-4448-8353-d0e408b6d4a0|Endangered Species;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management;GP0|#f8dfabd1-e9af-4ca7-b07e-0174c2187af6;L0|#0f8dfabd1-e9af-4ca7-b07e-0174c2187af6|Public Lands;GP0|#43451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4;L0|#043451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4|Water Rights and Allocation;GP0|#f0df71e0-292f-4c8d-8bb2-ff3cae240844;L0|#0f0df71e0-292f-4c8d-8bb2-ff3cae240844|Wetlands and Water ResourcesGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1

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Wetlands and Climate Changehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1734Wetlands and Climate Change<div class="ExternalClassAD2958679990423889EE823867F9B569"><p>​<em>"</em>Wetlands and Climate Change" <em>National Wetlands Newsletter</em>, March 2009</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051734Publication
The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisishttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1735The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisis<div class="ExternalClassCD6B5CEFDFE34BE2963BE0AD803E7C1A"><p>​<em>"</em>The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisis," <em>ELQ Currents</em>, December 2008. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051735Publication
Are We Resting on Our Laurels?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1736Are We Resting on Our Laurels?<div class="ExternalClassE5939BCE239346818255EA549C66DDE8"><p>​<em>"</em>Are We Resting on Our Laurels?" <em>Vermont Environmental Report</em>, Fall 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051736Publication
An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United Stateshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1737An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States<div class="ExternalClass16B996F4E2EB46BCBBD024225D2C6263"><p>​<em>"</em>An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States," in <em>Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective, </em>edited by Raj Panjwani, ABA 2008. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051737Publication
Overview of Federal Wildlife Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1738Overview of Federal Wildlife Law<div class="ExternalClass8E15D7473C89441BA274F2FCFD5302C3"><p>​<em>Overview of Federal Wildlife Law in Natural Resources Law</em> (ABA 2008). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051738Publication
Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Ocean and Coastal Areashttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1739Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Ocean and Coastal Areas<div class="ExternalClass7A5066285A18485B8329E357B8A5A6EF"><p>​"Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Ocean and Coastal Areas," in <em>Ocean and Coastal Law</em> (ABA 2008).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051739Publication
The Take Prohibitionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1740The Take Prohibition<div class="ExternalClass0C39D31976B745DC9783BDC893C01B56"><p>​"The Take Prohibition," in <em>Endangered Species Act Deskbook</em>, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) of the American Bar Association (2008). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051740Publication
Vermont Environmental Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1741Vermont Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassAC5C28DF9DCD4D3DB9C5173F703D4885"><p>​"Vermont Environmental Law," in <em>State Environmental Laws: A Deskbook For Practitioners</em> (Martindale-Hubbel 2002). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051741Publication
The God Squadhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1742The God Squad<div class="ExternalClassDDB67CA97C254F59A67ABBB5162DC366"><p>​"The God Squad," in <em>The Endangered Species Deskbook</em> (ABA 2000). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051742Publication
Overview of Federal Wildlife Law, Natural Resources & Environmenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1743Overview of Federal Wildlife Law, Natural Resources & Environment<div class="ExternalClassDC56C7F51F0941F4A3440F47F85FB0CD"><p>​With Don Baur, "Overview of Federal Wildlife Law, Natural Resources & Environment," a publication of the ABA Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law (Fall, 1995). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051743Publication
Federal Wildlife Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1744Federal Wildlife Law<div class="ExternalClass5769095DFB9A4CBEA3554455B4150E7E"><p>​"Federal Wildlife Law," <em>ABA Nat. Resources L. Handbook</em> (1994) . </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051744Publication
Federal Wetlands Regulationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1745Federal Wetlands Regulation<div class="ExternalClass7AC7A4003DB54269A2ED0DD1FD7C41DB"><p>​<em>Federal Wetlands Regulation</em> (Government Publications, Inc. 1991).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051745Publication
Wetlands and Climate Changehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1746Wetlands and Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass7D31E547B96543B6AA1B61A6F5A042CA"><p>​"Wetlands and Climate Change," <em>National Wetlands Newsletter</em>, March 2009.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051746Publication
The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisishttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1747The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisis<div class="ExternalClass708A75D2F9D44C2C9B29CFE805679A79"><p>​"The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisis," <em>ELQ Currents</em>, December 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051747Publication
Are We Resting on Our Laurels?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1748Are We Resting on Our Laurels?<div class="ExternalClass88003BFEA96E464E910B370B8AC7ABE5"><p>​"Are We Resting on Our Laurels?" <em>Vermont Environment Report</em>, Fall 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051748Publication
An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United Stateshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1749An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States<div class="ExternalClass8C3283C44A894988B4C3944A78FFD664"><p>​"An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States,"  <em>Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective</em>, edited by Raj Panjwani, ABA 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051749Publication
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: States Tackle Climate Change with Little Help from Washingtonhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1750Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: States Tackle Climate Change with Little Help from Washington<div class="ExternalClass4C2314C01B37420196B30B9727BA67F1"><p>​<em>Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: States Tackle Climate Change with Little Help from Washington</em>, U. of Connecticut L. Rev. Vol. 40 (May 2008). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051750Publication
An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Critical Habitat Litigation on the Administration of the Endangered Species Acthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1751An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Critical Habitat Litigation on the Administration of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassECBD1EE5D0884A1FB6AB1BD7EB2B9856"><p>​<a href="http://www.vermontlaw.edu/emplibrary/Crit%20Hab%20Essay%20REVISED.pdf" target="_blank"><em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Critical Habitat Litigation on the Administration of the Endangered Species Act</font></span></em></a>, August 2005 (PDF file). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051751Publication
Preemptive Surrender: How Corps Districts are Giving Away Clean Water Act Jurisdictionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1752Preemptive Surrender: How Corps Districts are Giving Away Clean Water Act Jurisdiction<div class="ExternalClassE9FF336810FB4F3AB2F7DB47C90240AB"><p>​"Preemptive Surrender: How Corps Districts are Giving Away Clean Water Act Jurisdiction," <em>National Wetlands Newsletter</em> (2005). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051752Publication
Whatever Industry Wants, Environmental Policy Under Bush IIhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1753Whatever Industry Wants, Environmental Policy Under Bush II<div class="ExternalClassC10B49D32D3A48E8917994A94A6A0B40"><p>​"Whatever Industry Wants, Environmental Policy Under Bush II," <em>Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum </em>(2004). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051753Publication
Citizen Suits Under the Endangered Species Act: Survival of the Fittesthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1754Citizen Suits Under the Endangered Species Act: Survival of the Fittest<div class="ExternalClass42F51444E2A84FD585C1346B737CED18"><p>​"Citizen Suits Under the Endangered Species Act: Survival of the Fittest," <em>Widner Law Review</em> (2004). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051754Publication
Court Should Nix Takings Argumenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1755Court Should Nix Takings Argument<div class="ExternalClassEAD18DBA1C0F476FBC3A4D50256D2C9A"><p>​"Court Should Nix Takings Argument," <em>Boston Globe </em>(2002). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051755Publication
Unreasonable Expectations: Why Palazzolo Has No Right to Turn a Silk Purse into a Sow's Earhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1756Unreasonable Expectations: Why Palazzolo Has No Right to Turn a Silk Purse into a Sow's Ear<div class="ExternalClassDD08CB914A054B67BBB4E2892E40D4A7"><p>​<em>Unreasonable Expectations: Why Palazzolo Has No Right to Turn a Silk Purse into a Sow's Ear</em>, 30 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 101 (2002). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051756Publication
A Biodiversity Plan for Vermont?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1757A Biodiversity Plan for Vermont?<div class="ExternalClass4DB9AED624724353B069AABCED17FB1D"><p>​<em>A Biodiversity Plan for Vermont?</em> Vermont Environmental Reporter (2001). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051757Publication
Our Wetland Dominoeshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1758Our Wetland Dominoes<div class="ExternalClassA6B036D3ABD249F7BA6B744885F7D749"><p>​<em>Our Wetland Dominoes</em>, National Law Journal (2001). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051758Publication
Rearranging The Deck Chairs: Endangered Species Act Reforms in an Era of Mass Extinctionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1759Rearranging The Deck Chairs: Endangered Species Act Reforms in an Era of Mass Extinction<div class="ExternalClass3A3DD76125324EE192C8A0278A84B6CC"><p>​<em>Rearranging The Deck Chairs: Endangered Species Act Reforms in an Era of Mass Extinction</em>, 22 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 227 (1998). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051759Publication
Fashioning a Comprehensive Environmental Review Code for Tribal Governments: Institutions and Processhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1760Fashioning a Comprehensive Environmental Review Code for Tribal Governments: Institutions and Process<div class="ExternalClassC4127762288A438093E35BBAE8C3B05C"><p>​With D. Suagee, <em>Fashioning a Comprehensive Environmental Review Code for Tribal Governments: Institutions and Process</em>, 21 Am. Indian L. Rev. 297 (1997). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051760Publication
Who's Taking What? Property Rights, Endangered Species, and the Constitutionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1761Who's Taking What? Property Rights, Endangered Species, and the Constitution<div class="ExternalClass24F94245DA4D4638AB4B3CF52E616331"><p>​<em>Who's Taking What? Property Rights, Endangered Species, and the Constitution</em>, 6 Fordham Envtl. L.J. 619 (1996). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051761Publication
Overview of Federal Wildlife Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1762Overview of Federal Wildlife Law<div class="ExternalClass685A08AA47EE48238BEBF8B6379823C2"><p>​With Don Baur, <em>Overview of Federal Wildlife Law</em>, Nat. Resources & Env't (Spring, 1990; updated Fall, 1994). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051762Publication
Everything You Need to Know About Environmental Law You Learned in Kindergartenhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1763Everything You Need to Know About Environmental Law You Learned in Kindergarten<div class="ExternalClass9602D491E19749F5AAE02C5EBD4BFD9C"><p>​<em>Everything You Need to Know About Environmental Law You Learned in Kindergarten</em>, 23 Envtl. L. 223 (1993). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051763Publication
Small Handles, Big Impacts: When Do Corps Permits Federalize Private Development?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1764Small Handles, Big Impacts: When Do Corps Permits Federalize Private Development?<div class="ExternalClass973523C2FFEF437DAD77728E1DA66CDB"><p>​<em>Small Handles, Big Impacts: When Do Corps Permits Federalize Private Development?</em>, 20 Envtl. L. 747 (1990). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051764Publication
The Big Chill: The Impact of Fleet Factors on Lendershttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1765The Big Chill: The Impact of Fleet Factors on Lenders<div class="ExternalClassA8A5C95C42F8465AA0D837281A350E26"><p>​With Craig Johnston, <em>The Big Chill: The Impact of Fleet Factors on Lenders</em>, Chemical Waste Litig. Rep., Aug., 1990, at 20. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051765Publication
NEPA at Twenty: Disappointment or Success?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1766NEPA at Twenty: Disappointment or Success?<div class="ExternalClass0A186380B61C42758D034DD128709D3B"><p>​<em>NEPA at Twenty: Disappointment or Success?</em>, Audubon, Mar. 1990, at 104. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051766Publication
NEPA at Twentyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1767NEPA at Twenty<div class="ExternalClass198BF0E3BEEE4D84879125E18F3C7D96"><p>​<em>NEPA at Twenty</em>, 6 Envtl. F. 14 (1989). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051767Publication
Environmental Paper Trail Twenty Years Laterhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1768Environmental Paper Trail Twenty Years Later<div class="ExternalClassB6A796129C9044EE9574C6A5D5E293AF"><p>​<em>Environmental Paper Trail Twenty Years Later</em>, Oregonian, Nov. 12, 1989, § K (Forum), at 1. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051768Publication
The Effluent Limitations Controversyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1769The Effluent Limitations Controversy<div class="ExternalClassFF8E8DCE5A1241969D6A16EC6D993698"><p>​With Nancy Tauman, <em>The Effluent Limitations Controversy</em>, 6 Envtl. L.Q. 1 (1977). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051769Publication
Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the Stateshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1770Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the States<div class="ExternalClass3332FCFCC290496A97D7413EFCD1EB47"><p>​<em>Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the States</em>, 6 Envtl. L. 675 (1976). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051770Publication
Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1771Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?<div class="ExternalClass67399CD480824522AAC89BC1E9D3EDE8"><p>​With R. Catz, <em>Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?</em>, 64 Geo. L.J. 679 (1976).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67051771Publication

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Restoring the Clean Water Acthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1699Restoring the Clean Water Act<div class="ExternalClassFF12ED07C7994C6F8F84B6F43BD33703"><p>​<em>"Restoring the Clean Water Act," </em>River Rally Baltimore, Md., May 29, 2009.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101699Presentation
How to Teach Climate Changehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1700How to Teach Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass587868C9064146A997D5B7DC205A1B47"><p>​"How to Teach Climate Change," Natural Resources Law Professors Institute, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Yellowstone National Park, May 29, 2009.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101700Presentation
Climate Change in the Courtroomhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1701Climate Change in the Courtroom<div class="ExternalClassE54C93CCAAF3462BB365D369389F95D7"><p>​"Climate Change in the Courtroom," Guest Lecture ENVS 20, Dartmouth, April 24, 2009.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101701Presentation
Life after Rapanoshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1702Life after Rapanos<div class="ExternalClass12DDA16DB9E34A3CBDCB700CE305CAF2"><p>​"Life after <em>Rapanos</em>," Federalist Society, Boston, MA, March 26, 2009.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101702Presentation
Climate Change: A Crisis for Democracyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1703Climate Change: A Crisis for Democracy<div class="ExternalClass8F8D0E3777274306A9BB24CFD453A61A"><p>​"Climate Change: A Crisis for Democracy," ILLEAD Lecture Series, Dartmouth, October 28, 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101703Presentation
Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1704Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?<div class="ExternalClass97CB8000F04242A8AAF0C6755942EC0C"><p>​"Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?" Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, October 21, 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101704Presentation
Ecosystem Effects of Climate Changehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1705Ecosystem Effects of Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass17FD1498E6144A0B98AF3F3418E6E2C6"><p>​"Ecosystem Effects of Climate Change," Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, MA, October 11, 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101705Presentation
The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1706The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation<div class="ExternalClass2934A540CD374F7791A303E50980D6B4"><p>​"The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation," Windham County Regional Planning Commission, Brattleboro, VT, September 30, 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101706Presentation
Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1707Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?<div class="ExternalClassAC43E43A0D2A40A7BE2C70BEE17A3CA8"><p>​"Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?" ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Clean Air Panel, Phoenix, Az., September 19, 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101707Presentation
Wetlands and Climate Changehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1708Wetlands and Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass472B46C63D094962BD61BB4698D31E37"><p>​"Wetlands and Climate Change," Association of State Wetlands Managers Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, September 16, 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101708Presentation
Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After Rapanoshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1709Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After Rapanos<div class="ExternalClass008292435D45442C80B6275B4BC11011"><p>​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After <em>Rapanos</em>," The Federalist Society, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., September 6, 2007. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101709Presentation
Clean Water Act Developmentshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1710Clean Water Act Developments<div class="ExternalClass2BB3A235E6B3440D9B2F9C0938FB24B3"><p>​"Clean Water Act Developments," Environmental Law in New England, ABA/ALI, Boston, May 8, 2007. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101710Presentation
Sue the Bastards!http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1711Sue the Bastards!<div class="ExternalClass020AF4EF369D403D843F06091E42C8C0"><p>​"Sue the Bastards!" Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, U. of Florida, Gainsville, March 2, 2007. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101711Presentation
Assault on the ESAhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1712Assault on the ESA<div class="ExternalClassF19B04935E914F86A8F7F87196F31B99"><p>​"Assault on the ESA," The Society of Environmental Journalists, Burlington, VT, October 2006. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101712Presentation
Clean Water Act Jurisdictionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1713Clean Water Act Jurisdiction<div class="ExternalClass03EF6C60808B4CD097A98F901805329F"><p>​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction," Easter Water Law Conference, ABA/ALI Miami, May 11, 2006. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101713Presentation
Implications of Miccosukeehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1714Implications of Miccosukee<div class="ExternalClass7425F9A03FE44CB0A4040E95040D4DBB"><p>​"Implications of Miccosukee," ABA National Telecast, June 13, 2004. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101714Presentation
Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCChttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1715Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCC<div class="ExternalClass1FF96BA500964ACA95243083D79B9CAA"><p>​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCC," The Federalist Society, National Press Club, Washington D.C., February 2004. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101715Presentation
Watershed Protectionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1716Watershed Protection<div class="ExternalClassDF0D7390B2B44429A243EE61EC128668"><p>​"Watershed Protection," International Environmental Law Summer School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, May 2002. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101716Presentation
The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1717The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Law<div class="ExternalClassE8BD2CE19462453586612BE4A678AB3A"><p>​"The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Law," Symposium on the Palazzolo Case, Boston College Law School, March 2002. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101717Presentation
Testified before the Senate Agriculture Committeehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1718Testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee<div class="ExternalClass8F71800455D245A791006DE1203EEB97"><p>​Testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee, HR1904 The Healthy Forest Restoration Act, June, 2003. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101718Presentation
Testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committeehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1719Testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee<div class="ExternalClassC37704CCE2CF4F2E83E5415F7922707D"><p>​Testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee, Oversight Hearing on the SWANCC Decision, September, 2002. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101719Presentation
Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Acthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1720Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassCE0C2433D48A4C499D73222257549649"><p>​"Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Act," Symposium on Citizen Suits, Widener University Law School, April 2003. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101720Presentation
Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Recordhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1721Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Record<div class="ExternalClassBEB286553DA34878B53F5FA15AD6B264"><p>​"Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Record," Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Natural Resources Law Professors Institute, June 2003. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101721Presentation
The Rights of Crittershttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1722The Rights of Critters<div class="ExternalClassD37894CBCE8A4B1CBD393507F4AF6DA9"><p>​"The Rights of Critters," Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, October 2003. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101722Presentation
No Such Thing as an Isolated Wetlandhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1723No Such Thing as an Isolated Wetland<div class="ExternalClassA57BB5F2E66B40A88F5D6B99E7E8061B"><p>​"No Such Thing as an Isolated Wetland," Symposium on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Lewis and Clark Law School, October 2002. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101723Presentation
Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Lawshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1724Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Laws<div class="ExternalClassCDCA5C3A29E64CE5816C98451A3DB635"><p>​"Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Laws," for Environmental Law Summer School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, Russia, 2000. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101724Presentation
Wilderness Preservationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1725Wilderness Preservation<div class="ExternalClass7AE1730F7E1F49A39B0987E32FC3E0C9"><p>​"Wilderness Preservation," The Arthur Carhart Center, Seattle, 2000. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101725Presentation
The Wilderness Act in Actionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1726The Wilderness Act in Action<div class="ExternalClass8260FC86FA61433E9B7D4B5D4DAEAB51"><p>​"The Wilderness Act in Action," Federal Land Managers Training Program, Seattle, 2000.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101726Presentation
Forestry Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1727Forestry Law<div class="ExternalClassD4AEF63B9F1B4E6BA05EAEC2C6979067"><p>​"Forestry Law," Presentation to the Duma of the Republic of Karelia, Russia, 1999. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101727Presentation
The Politics of Extinctionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1728The Politics of Extinction<div class="ExternalClass3DD0091E2EFF4E81BAF88CA8C241CEEE"><p>​"The Politics of Extinction," Symposium on Endangered Species and Private Property Rights, William and Mary Law School, 1998. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101728Presentation
The Future of the Endangered Species Acthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1729The Future of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClass2C5E647BB52642BBB62614A5CEF16F59"><p>​"The Future of the Endangered Species Act," Symposium at the Cornell Law School, 1998. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101729Presentation
Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1730Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Law<div class="ExternalClassE7867CD38FF744A790E9D0B567F29334"><p>​Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Law, 1995.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x67101730Presentation

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Teaching at VLShttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1772Teaching at VLS<div class="ExternalClass08340BE8BE05425B9747B6819EB36525"><p>​Professor at Vermont Law School since 1993. </p><p>Director of Vermont Law School's <a href="http://www.vermontlaw.edu/x565.xml"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Environmental Law Center </font></span></a>1993-1999. </p><p>Director of Vermont Law School's <a href="http://www.vermontlaw.edu/x1389.xml"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) </font></span></a>2003–07. </p><p>Currently serves as senior counsel to the ENRLC.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Patrick_A_Parenteau.htm?child=x75341772Affiliation