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Environmental Advocacy Clinic Blog

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Vermont Law School blog featuring all stories related to the Environmental Advocacy Clinic (EAC) at VLS. For even more information on the clinic, please make sure to check out the main EAC page.

Lizzie Tisher JD'14 VLS Environmental Law BlogCLINIC CO-PILOTS LEGISLATION TO PROTECT VERMONT'S SURFACE WATERS

October 12, 2020
Read about Act H.833, a new bill that will protect Vermont surface waters and make the state more resilient against climate change. The bill became law last week, thanks to a coalition of environmental organizations represented by VLS's Environmental Advocacy Clinic. Read more »​​​​​​

Lizzie Tisher JD'14 VLS Environmental Law BlogALUMNI GALLERY: LIZZIE TISHER JD'14

December 20, 2018
Lizzie Tisher JD'14 discusses her work in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (now the EAC), helping a group of neighbors fight the environmental and health impacts of an asphalt plant near their homes. Read more »​​​​​​

ENRLC and EarthJustice PartnershipVLS PARTNERS WITH NONPROFIT EARTHJUSTICE

September 27, 2018
The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) has partnered with Earthjustice, the largest nonprofit environmental law organization in the nation, to hire a full-time staff attorney for the clinic. Read more »​​​​​​

ENRLC TeamDAVID BEATS GOLIATH: CLINIC PREVAILS OVER PIPELINE COMPANY

August 28, 2018
The Environmental and Natural Resources Clinic (ENRLC) has won a case to protect the city of South Portland from fossil fuel infrastructure. The ruling could have broad implications for local authorities that seek to protect citizens from pipeline companies. Read more »​​​​​​

ENRLC Battle Against Rock Crushing BlogCLINIC SUPPORTS RESIDENTS IN LONG-RUNNING BATTLE AGAINST ROCK CRUSHING OPERATION

March 28, 2018
VLS’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC), achieved their latest victory in a six-year battle against polluting industry in Graniteville, Vermont last December. Read more »​​​​​​

FOR THE LOVE OF WATER: REMEMBERING ALAN PANEBAKER​

September 22​​​, 2016
​Alan Panebaker JD/MELP '11 represented the very best of VLS and his passion for the outdoors lives on in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic.

CALL OF THE WILD WITH ELIZA DONOGHUE JD'12​

September 6, 2016
From Vermont to Maine, VLS alum Eliza Donoghue JD'12 has made it her life's passion to protect New England​ forests and land.​