Parenteauhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=44ParenteauPat ParenteauSenior CounselProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/blog/pat_perenteau_headshot.png" width="400" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LLM, Environmental Law, George Washington University, 1975JD, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1972BS, Business Administration, Regis College, Denver, CO, 1969802-831-1305<p> 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 climate change. The courses he currently teaches at Vermont Law School include Climate Change and the Law, Extinction and Climate Change, Water Quality and Environmental Litigation.</p> <p> 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. Professor Parenteau served as commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation from 1987 to 1989. From 1989 to 1993 he was of counsel to the firm of Perkins Coie in Portland, Oregon. During that time he served as special counsel to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the spotted owl exemption proceedings under the Endangered Species Act. 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, China, Guatemala, and Puerto Rico. Professor Parenteau is the recipient of the 2006 National Conservation Achievement Award in the Legislative division, presented by the National Wildlife Federation.</p>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<a href="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/ParenteauPat_CV.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />Curriculum Vitae</a>Climate Change and the Law; Climate Change, Extinction, Adaptation; Extinction; Independent Research Project; LLM Seminar II: Masters Externship; Water Quality

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              Gorsuch likely to be skeptical of environmental rules, but that could bite Trump, tooGorsuch likely to be skeptical of environmental rules, but that could bite Trump, too<div class="ExternalClassDB3FC568AADB48EC870AB3D7156E9A60"><p>​"Gorsuch likely to be skeptical of environmental rules, but that could bite Trump, too," <em>Grist</em>​, February 3, 2017.</p></div>http://grist.org/politics/gorsuch-likely-to-be-skeptical-of-environmental-rules-but-that-could-bite-trump-too/3613Publication
              Trump Greenlights Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines, but the Battle is Far From OverTrump Greenlights Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines, but the Battle is Far From Over<div class="ExternalClass1AC5FB330EE44044BBD1F6657F3CA225"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;">​"</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;"></span><span style="font-size:12.6px;">Trump Greenlights Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines, but the Battle is Far From Over​," </span><span style="font-size:12.6px;"></span><em style="font-size:12.6px;">American College of Environmental Lawyers</em><span style="font-size:12.6px;">, January 26, 2017.</span></p></div>http://acoel.org/3565Publication
              Sending a Message on WOTUS?Sending a Message on WOTUS?<div class="ExternalClass590548DAF466492B989D70267198A901"><p>​“Sending a Message on WOTUS?​”, <em>American College of Environmental Lawyers  Blog</em>, June 6, 2016.​</p></div>http://www.acoel.org/post/2016/06/02/Sending-a-Message-on-WOTUS.aspx3562Publication
              A Bright Line Mistake: How EPA Bungled the Clean Water RuleA Bright Line Mistake: How EPA Bungled the Clean Water Rule<div class="ExternalClassCD4F599F45484077A7530C72B3AD3B1B"><p>​"A Bright Line Mistake: How EPA Bungled the Clean Water Rule,” 46 Environmental Law 379 (2016) .</p></div>3561Publication
              What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been: The Saga of EPA’s Water Transfers RuleWhat a Long Strange Trip It’s Been: The Saga of EPA’s Water Transfers Rule<div class="ExternalClass45A0465EB66D49AF896AB93C5CF2CBB6"><p>​Pat Parenteau & Laura Murphy, <em>What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been: The Saga of EPA’s Water Transfers Rule</em>, ABA Natural Resources & Environment (Fall 2016).​</p></div>https://www.researchgate.net/project/What-a-Long-Strange-Trip-Its-Been-The-Saga-of-EPAs-Water-Transfer-Rule-with-Laura-Murphy3525Publication
              Unopposed Motion by Former State Energy and Environmental Officials for Leave to Participate As Amici CuriaeUnopposed Motion by Former State Energy and Environmental Officials for Leave to Participate As Amici Curiae<div class="ExternalClassCCE337E8B92A44B889DEC0CD3AD66B80"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​Unopposed Motion by Former State Energy and Environmental Officials for Leave to Participate As Amici Curiae​, </span><em style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:18.4px;font-family:'times new roman', serif;">West Virginia v EPA</span></em><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:18.4px;font-family:'times new roman', serif;"></span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​, March 28, 2016.</span></p></div>https://www.edf.org/sites/default/files/content/former_state_energy_environmental_officials.pdf3493Publication
              Carbon Trading in ChinaCarbon Trading in China<div class="ExternalClass124A9368571B49C58B9ED3ED7B4B4450"><p><em>Carbon Trading in China</em>, ​(with Mingde Cao) ​46 ELR 10194, March 2016.</p></div>3486Publication
              The Clean Power Plan Will Survive: Part 2The Clean Power Plan Will Survive: Part 2<div class="ExternalClass2736DF9CD2A6476B9968D659B06BD246"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​"</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"></span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">The Clean Power Plan Will Survive: Part 2</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​," Law360, September 29, 2015.</span></p></div>http://www.law360.com/articles/704048/the-clean-power-plan-will-survive-part-23428Publication
              The Clean Power Plan Will Survive: Part 1The Clean Power Plan Will Survive: Part 1<div class="ExternalClass1ECA6C33A8624F93B64DD723536A4FD6"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​"</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"></span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">The Clean Power Plan Will Survive: Part 1</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">,"</span><em style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"> Law360</em><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">, September 28, 2015.</span></p></div>http://www.law360.com/articles/704046/the-clean-power-plan-will-survive-part-13427Publication
              Dirty Money vs. Clean Power: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Hopes to Kill EPA’s Climate RuleDirty Money vs. Clean Power: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Hopes to Kill EPA’s Climate Rule<div class="ExternalClassDAD72E055FD14D668523FF1B00CF2311"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">​</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"></span><em style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Dirty Money vs. Clean Power: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Hopes to Kill EPA’s Climate Rule</em><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">, Desmog Blog, June 22, 2015.</span></p></div>http://www.desmogblog.com/2015/06/22/dirty-money-vs-clean-power-how-fossil-fuel-industry-hopes-kill-epa-s-climate-rule3336Publication
              Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change ChallengeRethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge<div class="ExternalClass5F1E29DDEB9546F4ACF25856443A13EE"><p><em>​</em><em>Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge</em>, (with several co-authors), 43 <strong>Environmental Law Reporter</strong> 10342-10357, (2014).​</p></div>http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=21895303286Publication
              Between a Pebble and a Hard Place: Using §404(c) to Protect a National TreasureBetween a Pebble and a Hard Place: Using §404(c) to Protect a National Treasure<div class="ExternalClass39C01B69F1314B2888467771CB8E6838"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"></span><em style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">Between a Pebble and a Hard Place: Using §404(c) to Protect a National Treasure</em><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​, 37 </span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">National </span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">W</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">etlands Newsletter</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"> 2 (March/April 2015).</span></p></div>http://wetlandsnewsletter.org/pdf/37.2/37.2_Parenteau.pdf3252Publication
              The Pebble Mine Veto: Saving the Last Wild Salmon RunsThe Pebble Mine Veto: Saving the Last Wild Salmon Runs<div class="ExternalClass2C852FABAD6D48D3A72F7118F8F93B94"><p>​"The Pebble Mine Veto: Saving the Last Wild Salmon Runs," <em>National Wetland Newsletter</em>, March/April 2015.  </p></div>3235Publication
              Climate Change in the Marine EnvironmentClimate Change in the Marine Environment<div class="ExternalClass8B411D433487402280C45959485EC07C"><p>​<em style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:25.6000003814697px;color:#333333;font-family:museo-slab, serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:'times new roman', serif;">Climate Change in the Marine Environment</span></em><span style="color:#333333;font-family:museo-slab, serif;font-size:16px;line-height:25.6000003814697px;background-color:#ffffff;"> (lead author), in </span><strong style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:25.6000003814697px;color:#333333;font-family:museo-slab, serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;">Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy 2d Ed</strong><span style="color:#333333;font-family:museo-slab, serif;font-size:16px;line-height:25.6000003814697px;background-color:#ffffff;">. (ABA 2015)​.</span></p></div>3234Publication
              Work to Protect People and OwlWork to Protect People and Owl<div class="ExternalClass615A2C7381B04AFF803A443BE030496A"><div>​<em>Work to Protect People and Owl</em>, The Oregonian (April 24, 1990)​.​​​</div></div>3051Publication
              Exporting Extinction - Or Building a Future?Exporting Extinction - Or Building a Future?<div class="ExternalClass557E3A47D8EE41B3B6F8F86792E5FCBC"><div>​<em>Exporting Extinction–Or Building a Future?</em> Legal Times (Mar 4, 1991)​.</div></div>3050Publication
              Court Finds New Basis for LiabilityCourt Finds New Basis for Liability<div class="ExternalClassD2AE5EF0CDF74297BC9A97279E7F4EAC"><div>​<em>Court Finds New Basis for Liability</em> (with Craig Johnston and Mary Wood), National Law Journal (May 13, 1991).​</div></div>3049Publication
              Lessons from the Spotted Owl for VermontLessons from the Spotted Owl for Vermont<div class="ExternalClass55AB3D0917F640098009C4F9A0517760"><div>​<em>Lessons from the Spotted Owl for Vermont</em>, Burlington Free Press (VT) (April 3, 1994)​.</div></div>3048Publication
              Another Broken Promise?Another Broken Promise?<div class="ExternalClass558257D7A3C24A458FB180DBEF42B559"><div>​<em>Another Broken Promise?</em> The Oregonian (OR) (Aug. 30, 1994).​</div></div>3047Publication
              Twenty-Five Years of Environmental Progress Comes to a Screeching HaltTwenty-Five Years of Environmental Progress Comes to a Screeching Halt<div class="ExternalClass0F62DB8F08444648BF5453CFF3AF8694"><div>​<em>Twenty-Five Years of Environmental Progress Comes to a Screeching Halt</em>, Valley News (VT) (April 23, 1995)​.</div></div>3046Publication
              Let Regulation Evolve, NaturallyLet Regulation Evolve, Naturally<div class="ExternalClass1F5BDB6DE24C4F538F7383401A204357"><div>​<em>Let Regulation Evolve, Naturally</em>, Legal Times (May 13, 1996).​</div></div>3045Publication
              Coming EPA Policy Ruling Gives Court Opportunity to Clear the AirComing EPA Policy Ruling Gives Court Opportunity to Clear the Air<div class="ExternalClass1E72AFC7D74747FFB4A976A79DAB5D0C"><div><em>Coming EPA Policy Ruling Gives Court Opportunity to Clear the Air</em>, The Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) (Nov. 3, 2000).</div></div>3044Publication
              Opponents Threaten to Unravel Champion PlanOpponents Threaten to Unravel Champion Plan<div class="ExternalClass3124F9349EA3422FAE1063C533444D9E"><div>​<em>Opponents Threaten To Unravel Champion Plan</em>, Burlington Free Press (VT) (Jan. 15, 2002)​.</div></div>3043Publication
              Don't Squander Best Chance to Clean Up Elizabeth MineDon't Squander Best Chance to Clean Up Elizabeth Mine<div class="ExternalClass96BE515DDBF84D739B59571FD55FD47D"><div> <em>Don’t Squander Best Chance To Clean Up Elizabeth Mine</em>, Valley News (VT)( March 23, 2002).</div></div>3042Publication
              Leahy's Careful Scrutiny Is NecessaryLeahy's Careful Scrutiny Is Necessary<div class="ExternalClass0227B970E44C4E6CA7D109B30FF5F3E9"><div>​<em>Leahy's Careful Scrutiny Is Necessary</em>, Valley News (VT) (May 23, 2002)​</div></div>3041Publication
              Playing Games with Critical HabitatPlaying Games with Critical Habitat<div class="ExternalClassDE2FEDF0174F425A9938240AB89FC840"><div>​<em>Playing Games with Critical Habitat</em>, Northern Woodlands (Sept/Oct 2003).​</div></div>3040Publication
              Trashing VermontTrashing Vermont<div class="ExternalClass23186AC587B9467A8EA2B848304EAD9D"><div>​<em>Trashing Vermont</em>, The Rutland Herald (November 13, 2003).​</div></div>3039Publication
              Environmental Clinic Works for PeopleEnvironmental Clinic Works for People<div class="ExternalClass6297497D05D14571B97A292487ED93A1"><div>​<em>Environmental Clinic Works for People</em> Burlington Free Press (November 2004).​</div></div>3038Publication
              In Praise of Public Interest JournalismIn Praise of Public Interest Journalism<div class="ExternalClassE23AF7F2FE234F5EB433765F0C09FCB1"><div>​<em>In Praise of Public Interest Journalism</em> Huffington Post (October 2011).​</div></div>3037Publication
              Don't Gut Environmental ReviewDon't Gut Environmental Review<div class="ExternalClass1AC7825A86BC464FB1C5F4014E837DBC"><div>​<em>Don't Gut Environmental Review</em>, Rutland Herald and VtDigger May 13, 2013.​</div></div>3036Publication
              Babbit v Sweet Home: The Court Protects Endangered Species HabitatBabbit v Sweet Home: The Court Protects Endangered Species Habitat<div class="ExternalClass11C2AF9ABDCA45699152B83BCBB1F4DA"><div>​<em>Babbitt v Sweet Home: The Court Protects Endangered Species Habitat</em>, 5 Rivers 216 (1996).​</div></div>3035Publication
              A Bum Rap for Vermont's Endangered Species ActA Bum Rap for Vermont's Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassA7DA0A4F0D594DDE8A4975222639F912"><p>​<em>A Bum Rap for Vermont's Endangered Species Act</em>, The Vermont Bar Journal and Law Digest (October, 1995)</p></div>3034Publication
              She Runs With Wolves: In Memory of Mollie BeattieShe Runs With Wolves: In Memory of Mollie Beattie<div class="ExternalClass429E2A35270E4343A951B2400F4F408A"><div>​<em>She Runs With Wolves: In Memory of Mollie Beattie</em>, 14 Trumpeter 4 (1997)​.​</div></div>3033Publication
              Bushwhacked: The Impact of the President's Policies on VermontBushwhacked: The Impact of the President's Policies on Vermont<div class="ExternalClass2DA7438FA72045CE88F456BD0C5DFD2A"><div>​<em>Bushwhacked: The Impact of the President's Policies on Vermont</em>, Vermont Environmental Reporter (May/June 2004).​</div></div>3032Publication
              Conservation Science, Biodiversity, and the 2005 U.S. Forest Service RegulationsConservation Science, Biodiversity, and the 2005 U.S. Forest Service Regulations<div class="ExternalClass436F9530E2E44F01AD3DF00CC8FC5B80"><div>​<em>Conservation Science, Biodiversity, and the 2005 U.S. Forest Service Regulations</em> (with Barry Noon and Steve Trombulak) Conservation Biology, Vol. 19 No. (5 October 2005).​</div></div>3031Publication
              Last One Standing: The Roberts Court and Article IIILast One Standing: The Roberts Court and Article III<div class="ExternalClassA65E304F01284BCD84AC655F34E3231F"><div>​<em>Last One Standing: The Roberts Court and Article III</em>, ABA Trends (November/December, 2009)​.</div></div>3030Publication
              Reinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine: Expert Opinion on the Potential of a Public Trust Mandate in U.S. and International Environmental LawReinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine: Expert Opinion on the Potential of a Public Trust Mandate in U.S. and International Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassF4095ABF63A94E1D9D5E7D24FFC52B42"><div>​<em>Reinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine: Expert Opinion on the Potential of a Public Trust Mandate in U.S. and International Environmental Law </em>(with several authors), Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, Volume 52, Issue 5, 2010.​</div></div>3029Publication
              Wetlands Conservation and Climate ResilienceWetlands Conservation and Climate Resilience<div class="ExternalClass70F2C74C61B948658AF82DA93226C005"><div>​<em>Wetlands Conservation and Climate Resilience</em>, The National Wetlands Newsletter Vol. 34 No. 4 (2012).</div></div>3028Publication
              The Carbon BubbleThe Carbon Bubble<div class="ExternalClass8A1A2C34AFBD4234A520ADD9CC89B37D"><div>​<em>The Carbon Bubble</em>, Fletcher Forum on World Affairs February 2014.​</div></div>3027Publication
              Come Hell and High WaterCome Hell and High Water<div class="ExternalClass7EE294CAF7B340D48F76EF0DBB132362"><div>​<em>Come Hell <span style="text-decoration:underline;">and</span> High Water: Coping with the Unavoidable Consequences of Climate Disruption</em>, 34 Vermont Law Rev. 957 (2010).</div></div>3026Publication
              The Other Dam: Grayrocks vs the Whooping CraneThe Other Dam: Grayrocks vs the Whooping Crane<div class="ExternalClassE55F11D6492E4B778651FD24A4EB47D1"><div>​<em>The Other Dam: Grayrocks vs the Whooping Crane</em>, 80 Tenn. L. Rev. 543 (2012)​.</div></div>3025Publication
              A Bridge Too Far: Building Off-ramps on the Shale Gas SuperhighwayA Bridge Too Far: Building Off-ramps on the Shale Gas Superhighway<div class="ExternalClass6F7E8F7195574E8EA1806B03DF5ACC22"><div><em>A Bridge Too Far: Building Off-ramps on the Shale Gas Superhighway</em> (with Abigail Barnes), ​49 Idaho Law Rev.325 (2013)​.</div></div>3024Publication
              Vermont Environmental LawVermont Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassEACFBBBB081940468E27C36D3A4D8EFA"><div>​<em>Vermont Environmental Law,</em> in <strong>Environmental Law Practice Guide: State and Federal Law</strong>, Michael Gerrard (general editor) (Matthew Bender & Co. 2001)​.</div></div>3023Publication
              The Endangered Species Exemption Process and the God SquadThe Endangered Species Exemption Process and the God Squad<div class="ExternalClass4516255BF6594A189CBACD382509AAC5"><div>​<em>The Endangered Species Exemption Process and the God Squad</em>, in <strong>The Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy and Perspectives</strong>, American Bar Association (2002).​</div></div>3022Publication
              Overview of Wildlife Law in the United StatesOverview of Wildlife Law in the United States<div class="ExternalClass000F9B62047142209EA800D4A3BD3C96"><div><em>Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States</em> (with Don Baur) in <strong>Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective</strong> (ABA 2008).</div></div>3021Publication
              Go Back it's a Trap: On the Perils of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon DioxideGo Back it's a Trap: On the Perils of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide<div class="ExternalClass840DA16888234A1FA31DC3E8E7906334"><p>​<em>Go Back it's a Trap: On the Perils of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide</em><strong>, </strong>in <strong>The Climate Reader</strong> Carolina Press 2010</p></div>3020Publication
              Species and Ecosystem ImpactsSpecies and Ecosystem Impacts<div class="ExternalClass389C9D3873034412AB12824C487933D8"><div>​<em>Species and Ecosystem Impacts</em>, in <strong>The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change</strong> ABA 2012.</div></div>3019Publication
              Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Coastal and Ocean AreasLegal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Coastal and Ocean Areas<div class="ExternalClassBB81A6EE02D549F787A466544477DF3E"><div>​<em>Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Coastal and Ocean Areas</em> (with several co-authors), in <strong>Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy 2d Ed</strong>. (ABA 2014)​.</div></div>3018Publication
              Cities on Stilts: The Myth of Large Scale Climate AdaptationCities on Stilts: The Myth of Large Scale Climate Adaptation<div class="ExternalClass8EB1DA05710149849C27148EDC612CA3"><div>​<em>Cities on Stilts: The Myth of Large Scale Climate Adaptation</em> in <strong>Rethinking Sustainability in an Age of Climate Change</strong> Environmental Law Institute (2014)​.</div></div>3017Publication
              Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?<div class="ExternalClass67399CD480824522AAC89BC1E9D3EDE8"> ​With R. Catz, <em>Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?</em>, 64 Geo. L.J. 679 (1976). </div>1771Publication

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              Restoring the Clean Water ActRestoring the Clean Water Act<div class="ExternalClassFF12ED07C7994C6F8F84B6F43BD33703"> <em>Restoring the Clean Water Act</em>, River Rally Baltimore, Md., May 29, 2009. </div>1699Presentation
              How to Teach Climate ChangeHow to Teach Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass587868C9064146A997D5B7DC205A1B47"> ​"How to Teach Climate Change," Natural Resources Law Professors Institute, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Yellowstone National Park, May 29, 2009. </div>1700Presentation
              Climate Change in the CourtroomClimate Change in the Courtroom<div class="ExternalClassE54C93CCAAF3462BB365D369389F95D7"> ​"Climate Change in the Courtroom," Guest Lecture ENVS 20, Dartmouth, April 24, 2009. </div>1701Presentation
              Life after RapanosLife after Rapanos<div class="ExternalClass12DDA16DB9E34A3CBDCB700CE305CAF2"> ​"Life after <em>Rapanos</em>," Federalist Society, Boston, MA, Ma​rch 26, 2009.​ </div>1702Presentation
              Climate Change: A Crisis for DemocracyClimate Change: A Crisis for Democracy<div class="ExternalClass8F8D0E3777274306A9BB24CFD453A61A"> ​"Climate Change: A Crisis for Democracy," ILLEAD Lecture Series, Dartmouth, October 28, 2008. </div>1703Presentation
              Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?<div class="ExternalClass97CB8000F04242A8AAF0C6755942EC0C"> ​"Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?" Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, October 21, 2008. </div>1704Presentation
              Ecosystem Effects of Climate ChangeEcosystem Effects of Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass17FD1498E6144A0B98AF3F3418E6E2C6"> ​"Ecosystem Effects of Climate Change," Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, MA, October 11, 2008. </div>1705Presentation
              The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and AdaptationThe Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation<div class="ExternalClass2934A540CD374F7791A303E50980D6B4"> ​"The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation," Windham County Regional Planning Commission, Brattleboro, VT, September 30, 2008.</div>1706Presentation
              Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?<div class="ExternalClassAC43E43A0D2A40A7BE2C70BEE17A3CA8"> "Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?" ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Clean​ Air Panel, Phoenix, Az., September 19, 2008. </div>1707Presentation
              Wetlands and Climate ChangeWetlands and Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass472B46C63D094962BD61BB4698D31E37"> ​"Wetlands and Climate Change," Association of State Wetlands Managers Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, September 16, 2008.</div>1708Presentation
              Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After RapanosClean Water Act Jurisdiction After Rapanos<div class="ExternalClass008292435D45442C80B6275B4BC11011"> ​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After <em>Rapanos</em>," The Federalist Society, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., September 6, 2007. </div>1709Presentation
              Clean Water Act DevelopmentsClean Water Act Developments<div class="ExternalClass2BB3A235E6B3440D9B2F9C0938FB24B3"> ​"Clean Water Act Developments," Environmental Law in New England, ABA/ALI, Boston, May 8, 2007. </div>1710Presentation
              Sue the Bastards!Sue the Bastards!<div class="ExternalClass020AF4EF369D403D843F06091E42C8C0"> <em>Sue the Bastards!</em>, Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, U. of Florida, Gainsville, March 2, 2007. </div>1711Presentation
              Assault on the ESAAssault on the ESA<div class="ExternalClassF19B04935E914F86A8F7F87196F31B99"> ​"Assault on the ESA," The Society of Environmental Journalists, Burlington, VT, October 2006. </div>1712Presentation
              Clean Water Act JurisdictionClean Water Act Jurisdiction<div class="ExternalClass03EF6C60808B4CD097A98F901805329F"> "Clean Water Act Jurisdiction," Easter Water Law Conference, ABA/ALI Miami, May 11, 2006. </div>1713Presentation
              Implications of MiccosukeeImplications of Miccosukee<div class="ExternalClass7425F9A03FE44CB0A4040E95040D4DBB"> ​"Implications of Miccosukee," ABA National Telecast, June 13, 2004.​ </div>1714Presentation
              Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCCClean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCC<div class="ExternalClass1FF96BA500964ACA95243083D79B9CAA"> ​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCC," The Federalist Society, National Press Club, Washington D.C., February 2004. </div>1715Presentation
              Watershed ProtectionWatershed Protection<div class="ExternalClassDF0D7390B2B44429A243EE61EC128668"> ​"Watershed Protection," International Environmental Law Summer School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, May 2002.</div>1716Presentation
              The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property LawThe Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Law<div class="ExternalClassE8BD2CE19462453586612BE4A678AB3A"> "The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Law," Symposium on the Palazzolo Case, Boston College Law School, March 2002. </div>1717Presentation
              Testified before the Senate Agriculture CommitteeTestified before the Senate Agriculture Committee<div class="ExternalClass8F71800455D245A791006DE1203EEB97"> Testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee, HR1904 The Healthy Forest Restoration Act, June, 2003.</div>1718Presentation
              Testified before the House Regulatory Reform CommitteeTestified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee<div class="ExternalClassC37704CCE2CF4F2E83E5415F7922707D"> ​Testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee, Oversight Hearing on the SWANCC Decision, September, 2002. </div>1719Presentation
              Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species ActSurvival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassCE0C2433D48A4C499D73222257549649"> ​"Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Act," Symposium on Citizen Suits, Widener University Law School, April 2003. </div>1720Presentation
              Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental RecordPracticing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Record<div class="ExternalClassBEB286553DA34878B53F5FA15AD6B264"> "Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Record," Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Natural Resources Law Professors Institute, June 2003.​ </div>1721Presentation
              The Rights of CrittersThe Rights of Critters<div class="ExternalClassD37894CBCE8A4B1CBD393507F4AF6DA9"> "The Rights of Critters," Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, October 2003.</div>1722Presentation
              No Such Thing as an Isolated WetlandNo Such Thing as an Isolated Wetland<div class="ExternalClassA57BB5F2E66B40A88F5D6B99E7E8061B"> ​"No Such Thing as an Isolated Wetland," Symposium on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Lewis and Clark Law School, October 2002. </div>1723Presentation
              Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice LawsComparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Laws<div class="ExternalClassCDCA5C3A29E64CE5816C98451A3DB635"> "Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Laws," for Environmental Law Summer School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, Russia, 2000. </div>1724Presentation
              Wilderness PreservationWilderness Preservation<div class="ExternalClass7AE1730F7E1F49A39B0987E32FC3E0C9"> "Wilderness Preservation," The Arthur Carhart Center, Seattle, 2000.</div>1725Presentation
              The Wilderness Act in ActionThe Wilderness Act in Action<div class="ExternalClass8260FC86FA61433E9B7D4B5D4DAEAB51"> ​"The Wilderness Act in Action," Federal Land Managers Training Program, Seattle, 2000.</div>1726Presentation
              Forestry LawForestry Law<div class="ExternalClassD4AEF63B9F1B4E6BA05EAEC2C6979067"><p>​"Forestry Law," Presentation to the Duma of the Republic of Karelia, Russia, 1999. </p></div>1727Presentation
              The Politics of ExtinctionThe Politics of Extinction<div class="ExternalClass3DD0091E2EFF4E81BAF88CA8C241CEEE"> ​"The Politics of Extinction," Symposium on Endangered Species and Private Property Rights, William and Mary Law School, 1998. </div>1728Presentation
              The Future of the Endangered Species ActThe Future of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClass2C5E647BB52642BBB62614A5CEF16F59"> ​"The Future of the Endangered Species Act," Symposium at the Cornell Law School, 1998.</div>1729Presentation
              Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of LawPresentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Law<div class="ExternalClassE7867CD38FF744A790E9D0B567F29334"> Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Law, 1995.​ </div>1730Presentation
              Testimony Before the U.S. House of RepresentativesTestimony Before the U.S. House of Representatives<div class="ExternalClassE3E24DBF69474ACD9A83AE3C9B98FD79"><p>​Patrick Parenteau testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Hearing on "EPA's Expanded Interpretation of its Permit Veto Authority Under the Clean Water Act."​</p></div>http://transportation.house.gov/uploadedfiles/2014-07-15-water_ssm.pdf2653Presentation
              Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?<div class="ExternalClass184E16656C8F4D4498E1BC1D0BDA2185"><div>Patrick Parenteau​ participated as a speaker on two panels, "Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?" and "ObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon Caps" at the Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 3-7, 2014.</div><div><br></div></div>2856Presentation
              ObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon CapsObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon Caps<div class="ExternalClass34636BF9B1114A37820D7FA5E6D505A1"><div>Patrick Parenteau​ participated as a speaker on two panels, "Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?" and "ObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon Caps" at the Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 3-7, 2014.</div><div><br></div></div>http://www.sej.org/initiatives/sej-annual-conferences/AC2014-main2857Presentation
              Running Out of Atmosphere: How Millennials Will Save Civilization from Runaway Climate ChangeRunning Out of Atmosphere: How Millennials Will Save Civilization from Runaway Climate Change<div class="ExternalClassDE814376AD99446782BFA5CD2FCAD844"><div>​<em>Running Out of Atmosphere: How Millennials Will Save Civilization from Runaway Climate Change</em>, Thirtieth Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, U of Oregon February 2014​.</div></div>3055Presentation
              A Law Like No Other: Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species ActA Law Like No Other: Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassFBB33CAB54A747EAB579947868737754"><div>​<em>A Law like No Other: Celebrating the fortieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act</em>, Public Interest Environmental Conference, U of Florida February 2103.​</div></div>3056Presentation
              Species Conservation in the AnthropoceneSpecies Conservation in the Anthropocene<div class="ExternalClassAB3B1C67A0EC45439F6F2F25BDDFFAB0"><div>​<em>Species Conservation in the Anthropocene</em>, ALI/ABA Course of Study Species Protection: Critical Legal Issues, May 2012​.</div></div>3057Presentation
              Reinvigorating the Public Trust DoctrineReinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine<div class="ExternalClass84199440E6CF48A0BD7DD6DF065D60A1"><div>​<em>Reinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine</em>, American Assn. for Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, May 2011.​</div></div>3058Presentation
              Defining Waters of the United States After SWANCCDefining Waters of the United States After SWANCC<div class="ExternalClass2488F9E3FBAC465AB869AEC4EF8D9758"><div>​<em>Defining Waters of the United States after SWANCC, </em>The Association of State Wetlands Managers, Albuquerque, NM (October 2005).​</div></div>3059Presentation
              What's in a Name? The Bush Administration's Environmental RecordWhat's in a Name? The Bush Administration's Environmental Record<div class="ExternalClassB127719B49454AAFB6449BC855ED7D31"><p>​<em>What's in a Name? The Bush Administration's Environmental Record, </em>The Society for Environmental Journalists 15<sup>th</sup> Annual Conference, Austin, TX (September 2005)</p></div>3060Presentation
              Litigating the ESA Take ProhibitionLitigating the ESA Take Prohibition<div class="ExternalClass72EAEBD185724593A3B016401A2EE605"><div>​<em>Litigating the ESA Take Prohibition</em>, ALI/ABA Conference on the Law of Protected Species, Washington DC, (April 2004)​.</div></div>3061Presentation
              Forestry and BiodiversityForestry and Biodiversity<div class="ExternalClass242ACC03FA06421AB9E95A6C784D2AA1"><div>​<em>Forestry and Biodiversity</em>, International Environmental Law School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, Russia (June, 2001)​.</div></div>3062Presentation
              Citizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United StatesCitizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United States<div class="ExternalClass60BC8CBF4D91492A9E77876B2189250C"><div>​<em>Citizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United States,</em> ABA-CEELI Conference, Moscow, Russia (May 1999).​</div></div>3063Presentation
              The Clean Power Plan: Legal and Moral Imperative for ActionThe Clean Power Plan: Legal and Moral Imperative for Action<div class="ExternalClass2F431F66865A49A08296BC10F3D64B18"><p>​<em>The Clean Power Plan: Legal and Moral Imperative for Action</em>, 40th annual conference of the National Association of Environmental Professionals, Panelist, April 14, 2015.</p></div>3287Presentation
              Legislative Hearing on S. 1140, The Federal Water Quality Protection ActLegislative Hearing on S. 1140, The Federal Water Quality Protection Act<div class="ExternalClass879F7DE19DCB48B3889922FA83875139"><p>​Testimony, "Legislative Hearing on S. 1140, The Federal Water Quality Protection Act," Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, Washington, DC, May 19, 2015.</p></div>http://www.epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.Hearing&Hearing_id=09525b89-9c58-5c9e-ee0d-9ce704f8b8403304Presentation
              Senate Judiciary Testimony on Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accoutability, Transparency, and IntegritySenate Judiciary Testimony on Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accoutability, Transparency, and Integrity<div class="ExternalClassC400607352FF4B34B5ECAA73B716D33B"><p>​Testimony, "Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accountability, Transparency and Integrity," Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, DC, June 10, 2015.</p></div>http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/examining-the-federal-regulatory-system-to-improve-accountability-transparency-and-integrity3309Presentation
              • Professor Patrick Parenteau gave a keynote address “Climate Change in the Caribbean” in San Juan Puerto Rico on November 18th. • Professor Patrick Parenteau gave a keynote address “Climate Change in the Caribbean” in San Juan Puerto Rico on November 18th. <div class="ExternalClassFE03CCF08AD54727B26C817EC62F5590"><p>​Keynote address, “Climate Change in the Caribbean” <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>​Climate Change in the Caribbean 2015: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands</em></span>, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2015. </p></div>3438Presentation
              The Post Scalia Era of Environmental LawThe Post Scalia Era of Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClass09C1609BD94448D8952FDDB820BC48E1"><p>​Keynote Address, "The Post Scalia Era of Environmental Law," <em>17th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit</em>, Florida Coastal Law School, February 25, 2016.</p></div>3487Presentation
              Ending the War on Wildlife: Reforming the Wildlife Services Agency within the US Department of AgricultureEnding the War on Wildlife: Reforming the Wildlife Services Agency within the US Department of Agriculture<div class="ExternalClass8538A23C88974D2CA38F80C661729968"><p>​Presentation, ​“Ending the War on Wildlife: Reforming the Wildlife Services Agency within the US Department of Agriculture," Massachusetts School of Liberal Arts, March 31, 2016.</p></div>3494Presentation

              Awards & Accomplishments

              Awards & Accomplishments

               

               

              Scholar of the MonthScholar of the Month<div class="ExternalClassB1168F8B50CB433FBADBADF17B2F03EC"><p>​Scholar of the Month, The Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics at the University of North Carolina School of Law, December 5, 2016.</p></div>http://www.law.unc.edu/components/handlers/document.ashx?category=29&subcategory=67&cid=1213560Award, Honor or Grant
              2016 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism2016 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism<div class="ExternalClassA677F48DE79443CEADDD78B9AE1832B2"><p>Recipient, 2016 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism, <em>Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC)</em>, University of Oregon, March 5, 2016.</p></div>http://www-staging.vermontlaw.edu/news-and-events/newsroom/press-release?id=4103480Award, Honor or Grant
              Connecticut River Conservation Council, River Champion (2009)Connecticut River Conservation Council, River Champion (2009)<div class="ExternalClass8D543F688B9D450BB741596248FB93F3"><p>​Connecticut River Conservation Council, River Champion (2009)​</p></div>3054Award, Honor or Grant
              National Wildlife Federation, National Conservation Achievement Award (2006)National Wildlife Federation, National Conservation Achievement Award (2006)<div class="ExternalClass9B7F1F8F913D449BA8F18AE4DAFB25D8"><p>​National Wildlife Federation, National Conservation Achievement Award (2006)​​</p></div>3053Award, Honor or Grant

               

               

              How Green is Judge Gorsuch? How Green is Judge Gorsuch? <div class="ExternalClass00ACAF73A83D4AB6B1E3659284093E10"><p>​Interview, "How Green is Judge Gorsuch?," <em>Living on Earth</em>, February 3, 2017.</p></div>http://loe.org/shows/shows.html?programID=17-P13-000053614Media Contribution
              Standing Rock And The Feds Standing Rock And The Feds <div class="ExternalClass3B7B690EE1514D578A0B5B1143B22BCE">Interview, "<span style="font-size:0.9em;">Standing Rock And The Feds," <em>Living on Earth</em>​, September 16, 2016.</span><p><br></p></div>http://www.loe.org/shows/shows.html?programID=16-P13-000383522Media Contribution
              Professor Patrick Parenteau was quoted in a front-page story in the Feb. 24, 2007 Times ArgusProfessor Patrick Parenteau was quoted in a front-page story in the Feb. 24, 2007 Times Argus<div class="ExternalClassA6D512D78FB4407B8349380F2444D1C8"><p>​Professor Patrick Parenteau was quoted in a front-page story in the Feb. 24, 2007 <em>Times Argus</em> that explored Vermont laws (or lack thereof) as they relate to groundwater protection. </p></div>1733Media Contribution
              Professor Patrick Parenteau was recently quoted in a story that appeared on Law 360Professor Patrick Parenteau was recently quoted in a story that appeared on Law 360<div class="ExternalClass1A19FCC62326443A88DD6BBEB80D8023"> ​Professor Patrick Parenteau was recently quoted in a story that appeared on<em>Law 360</em>, a newswire website for legal professionals. The article was entitled, "In Global Warming Cases, Suing Plants May Not Work." </div>http://www.law360.com/articles/44110/in-global-warming-cases-suing-plants-may-not-work1732Media Contribution
              Professor Pat Parenteau offered his thoughts on a $20 million settlement reached between EPA/DOJ and Massey Energy in West VirginiaProfessor Pat Parenteau offered his thoughts on a $20 million settlement reached between EPA/DOJ and Massey Energy in West Virginia<div class="ExternalClassDC21E1167FD245BBB84D1C02D3ECD840"> Professor Pat Parenteau offered his thoughts on a $20 million settlement reached between EPA/DOJ and Massey Energy in West Virginia, where the company stood accused of thousands of water pollution violations. The story appeared in the <em>Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette</em>. </div>http://www.wvgazette.com/News/MiningtheMountains/2010011101991731Media Contribution

               

               

              Professional AssociationsProfessional Associations<div class="ExternalClass2838DDEBB0074D0282973AEA1126BEA1"><p>Admitted to practice in Nebraska, Oregon, District of Columbia, Second Circuit and US Supreme Court.</p><p>Member, American Bar Association, Society of Conservation Biologists</p><p>Board Member, Climate Law Institute </p></div>3052Affiliation
              Teaching at VLSTeaching at VLS<div class="ExternalClass08340BE8BE05425B9747B6819EB36525"><div>Professor at Vermont Law School since 1993.</div><div><br></div><div>Director of Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center 1993-1999.</div><div><br></div><div>Director of Vermont Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) 2003–07.</div><div><br></div><div>Currently serves as senior counsel to the ENRLC.</div><p><br></p></div>1772Affiliation