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Murphy Quoted on Recently Passed GMO Labeling Law

April 27, 2014

Laura Murphy is quoted in, "How GMO Labeling Came to Pass in Vermont," in the Burlington Free Press ...

Renner Appointment Recognized in CLEA Newsletter

Spring 2014

Jamie Renner's appointment as assistant professor of law was recognized in the Spring 2014 Clinical Legal Education Association newsletter. Professor Renner directs the clinical programs at VLS' Center for Agriculture and Food Systems.

Renner Interviewed by The Bridge on CAFS' Work

April 17, 2014

Jamie Renner was interviewed in "Law to Farmer" by The Bridge. The article focuses on the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) and its Farm and Food Legal Resources site, center mission, and food movement efforts.

CAFS' Food Labeling Web Resources Featured

April 17, 2014

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) was the feature in "Law to Farmer," in The Bridge ...

VLS Professors Interviewed in Greenwire on Water Policy

April 17, 2014

Patrick Parenteau and VLS summer faculty William Eubanks II '08 and Pamela Vesilind '08 are all interviewed in "Major Obama Proposal Doesn't Change Ag Rules - So Why Are Farm Groups So Worried?" on Greenwire ...

Beyranevand Quoted on GMO Labeling Law

April 16, 2014

Laurie Beyranevand is quoted in "Vermont Poised to Pass GMO Labeling Law," in Politico ...

Murphy Quoted on GMO Labeling Bill Passage

April 15, 2014

Laura Murphy is quoted in the article, "Vermont Puts Lessons From Past in GMO Bill" on Politico Pro ...

Jones Provides Commentary on Community Solar Power

April 13, 2014

Kevin Jones authored an op-ed titled, "Not As Green As We Thought," in the Rutland Herald ...

VT Journal of Env Law Releases Vol. 15, Issue 3

April 10, 2014

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is pleased to announce the release of Volume 15, Issue 3. This issue offers excellent articles from Professors Tracy Bach and Laura Murphy, as well as ...

Parenteau Interviewed by Greenwire on EPA Veto

March 28, 2014

Patrick Parenteau was interviewed for the article, "Lawsuits Come and Go, But Debate Over EPA Veto Rages On," in Greenwire ...

National Ag Day Panel Covered by VTDigger

March 25, 2014

The Vermont Law School Food and Agriculture Law Society's National Agriculture Day Panel was covered in "Bill Mired in U.S. House Could Help Foreign Dairy Workers in Vermont," on VTDigger ...

Baker and Alum Van Tuyn Cited On Arctic Ocean Drilling

March 24, 2014

Betsy Baker and VLS alum Peter Van Tuyn are cited as sources in "Mark Begich Ad Says He Forced D.C. to Open the Arctic to Oil Drilling," in the Tampa Bay Times Politifact "Truth-O-Meter," on March 24, 2014.

Myanmar Project's EIA Workshop Featured in AFSC

March 24, 2014

The U.S.-China Partnership's Myanmar Environmental Governance Project conducted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) workshop for ...

Cooper Interviewed by CNBC on Nuclear Power

March 23, 2014

Mark Cooper, Senior Research Fellow for Economic Analysis with the Institute for Energy and the Environment, was interviewed in "The Real Front in U.S.-Russia 'Cold War'? Nuclear Power," on CNBC ...

Murphy Featured on Issue of GMO Labeling

March 19-20, 2014

Laura Murphy spoke before a Vermont Senate panel regarding a bill requiring labels on genetically modified foods ...

Scanlan Quoted on VLS' Top Ranking

March 17, 2014

Melissa Scanlan was quoted in "VLS Ranks Tops in Environmental Studies" in both the Times Argus and Rutland Herald on VLS's environmental program offerings.

VLS Ranked #1 in Environmental Law   New window icon

March 11, 2014

U.S.News & World Report has released its rankings for the Best Law Schools for 2015, and has rated Vermont Law School as the No. 1 environmental law school in the nation for an unprecedented sixth consecutive year ...

USAID Awards $700k to Vermont Law for Environmental Projects in Southeast Asia   New window icon

March 7, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law at Vermont Law School with a $700,000 grant extension, increasing the total grant award to $6.8 million and enabling the partnership to expand its programs in Southeast Asia through September 2015 ...

Online Farm and Food Legal Resources Launched at VLS   New window icon

March 3, 2014

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law has developed an online research site for use by anyone interested in sustainable food and agriculture, the most recent step in the center's mission to provide legal and policy support to citizens who care about how food is grown and distributed in the U.S. ...

Point-Counterpoint on Conservation Easements

February 23, 2014

Professors John Echeverria and Janet Milne, along with Professor Nancy McLaughlin of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, provided the response commentary, "Straight Talk On Conservation Easements" ...

Nolon Interviewed On Eminent Domain Issues in Pipeline Project

February 20, 2014

Sean Nolon was interviewed on the program, "North Country News" on Northeast Public Radio ...

Ristino Featured on "Food for Thought" Live Webcam

February 17, 2014

Laurie Ristino was featured on Huffington Post's "Food for Thought" live webcam discussion, "How Your Food May Be Causing Climate Change" ... 

VLS to Train Myanmar Ministry in Environmental Assessments   New window icon

February 16, 2014

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Feb. 12, 2014--Vermont Law will facilitate an Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) training this month in Myanmar to improve that country's environmental resources ...

Professors' Commentary on Perpetual Conservation Easements

February 10, 2014

Professors John Echeverria and Janet Milne, along with Professor Nancy McLaughlin of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, provided the commentary ...

Seven Days Highlights Food Issue of Loquitur

February 6, 2014

Seven Days features the latest edition of Vermont Law School's alumni magazine, Loquitur ...

Coverage of "Brown Slopes, Bare Trails" Panel

February 6, 2014

Several news outlets picked up coverage on the "Brown Slopes, Bare Trails" panel at Vermont Law School on February 6, 2014, when expert panelists convened ...

Ristino Provides Commentary on Business Responses to Climate Change

February 4, 2014

VTDigger.org published commentary by Laurie Ristino in her op-ed piece, "The Business of Climate Change" ...

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Unveils New EcoPerspectives

February 3, 2014

In an effort to encourage collaborative discussion and energize powerful thought regarding environmental issues occurring in and impacting our everyday lives, the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law (VJEL) is adding to its scholarly repertoire ...

VLS Professor Doubts Pipeline Report

February 3, 2014

Both Patrick Parenteau and Melissa Scanlan are quoted extensively in The Valley News on the potential environmental effects of ...

Parenteau Quoted in Forbes on Keystone

February 2, 2014

Patrick Parenteau is quoted in Forbes regarding the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline decision ...

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Vol. 15, Issue 2 Now Available Online

February 1, 2014

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is pleased to announce its second issue of Volume 15 is now online ...

Parenteau Quoted in Law360 on Keystone Report

January 31, 2014

Patrick Parenteau is quoted in Law360 on the keystone report and its implications ...

Laurie Ristino Discusses Farm Bill on Radio

January 22, 2014

Laurie Ristino, director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS), discussed the farm bill on Allegheny Front Environmental Radio.

Parenteau on Chemical Leak from Tank Farm

January 25, 2014

Patrick Parenteau is quoted in the West Virginia Gazette-Mail on the chemical leak from Freedom Industries tank farm ...

Vermont Law School Announces Energy and the Environment Scholarship

December 20, 2013

The Environmental Advocacy Scholarship is awarded to outstanding JD students who promise to pursue environmental public service ...

Vermont Law School Announces Global Energy LLM Fellowship

December 20, 2013

The Environmental Advocacy Scholarship is awarded to outstanding JD students who promise to pursue environmental public service ...

Top 10 Watchlist Covered Online and On Radio

December 2013

The Vermont Law School's (VLS) Top 10 Environmental Watchlist was covered by various reporters after its release ...

Environmental Top Ten Watchlist Announced for 2014   New window icon

December 11, 2013

Vermont Law School, the nation's top-ranked environment law school, has announced its Top 10 Environmental Watch List for 2014. This year, with atmospheric carbon dioxide levels having breached a disturbing threshold, it has chosen to focus the entire Watch List on legal and policy actions that hope to address, or prepare us to adapt, to more intense weather-related disasters ...

Scanlan in Tampa Bay Times Site On Great Lakes Waters

December 9, 2013

Melissa Scanlan is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times's Pulitzer Prize winning site, PolitiFact.com, in "Viral Blog Posts Say Obama 'Minions' Are Allowing Corporations to Sell Off Great Lakes Water."

LLM Fellow Published On China's Environmental Issues

November 11, 2013

William J. Schulte's article, "Public Participation Still Lacking From China's Environmental Laws," was published on chinadialogue.net ...

Mark Cooper in the Toledo Blade On Energy Trends

November 11, 2013

Mark Cooper, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, is quoted in the Toledo Blade about energy trends in the midwest ...

Mark Cooper Cited in Two-Part Series by ClimateWire

November 8, 2013

Mark Cooper, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, is quoted in a two-part series by ClimateWire on electricity and technology ...

Laurie Ristino Interviewed on Food Security in Yale Forum

November 5, 2013

Food security is of increasing importance, and this Yale Forum article, "Feeding 9 Billion on a Hot and Hungry Planet," by Vermont Law School (VLS) Media Fellow Lisa Palmer outlines ...

VLS Student Published in JURIST

November 4, 2013

Jordan Asch, JD '14, is featured as guest columnist on JURIST ...

Vermont Law Faculty Featured in Online CLE Courses Offered Exclusively to VLS Alumni   New window icon

October 31, 2013

Vermont Law School announced today that it is launching a program developed with LexisNexis that will enable Vermont Law School alumni to access a suite of online, on-demand continuing legal education (CLE) courses for a discounted price ...

National Security & Climate Change Symposium Attracts Significant Interest   New window icon

October 23, 2013

Nearly one year after Hurricane Sandy devastated the eastern seaboard, and just weeks before the international community comes together in Warsaw, Poland for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Vermont Law School prepares to welcome experts ...

VPR Covers VJEL Symposium

October 28, 2013

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law's annual symposium was covered by Vermont Public Radio in an article ...

VLS Fellow Interviewed on U.S. Nuclear Power Challenges

October 17, 2013

The Institute for Energy and the Environment's senior research fellow, Mark Cooper, was interviewed by Homeland Security News Wire ...

Professor Parenteau Interviewed in Special Report

October 2, 2013

Patrick Parenteau talks to Bloomberg about an EPA draft study that might extend Clean Water Act protection to all streams and certain wetlands ...

VLS Welcomes Two New Environmental Faculty

October 7, 2013

Professors Hillary Hoffmann and Jamie Renner join Vermont Law School's environmental experts ...

Vermont Law School Announces Environmental Advocacy Scholarship

October 2, 2013

The Environmental Advocacy Scholarship is awarded to outstanding JD students who promise to pursue environmental public service ...

1.5 Million Dollar Gift to Support Environmental Program   New window icon

September 23, 2013

A $1.5 million gift from an alumnus and trustee has been pledged to support the environmental program at Vermont Law School. The gift will enable the school's top-ranked program in environmental law and policy to ...

Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Selects Jamie Renner as Clinical Professor

September 19, 2013

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School announced today the selection of Jamie Renner as Professor of Transactional Law. Mr. Renner will be developing a transactional law clinic to spearhead the Center's various projects designed to ...

Sovacool Appointed Editor-In-Chief of New Energy Journal

September 2, 2013

VLS Associate Professor, Benjamin Sovacool, has been appointed Editor-In-Chief of Energy Research and Social Science, a new journal ...

ENRLC Case Makes International Headlines

August 6, 2013

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) is mentioned in an article detailing a case taking place in Puerto Rico ...

Trinidad and Tobago Environmental Court Trained at Vermont Law School

August 5 - 14, 2013

Vermont Law School hosted five judges from the Environmental Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in August for a three-day training on Dispute Resolution followed by ...

U.S.-China Partnership Supports Policy Dialogues

August 5 - 7, 2013

The U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law, in collaboration with the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Circle of Blue, supported a series of policy dialogues that brought together ...

 

Symposium on National Security and Climate Change   New window icon

August 4, 2013

Nearly one month after President Obama's landmark climate change speech, the nation's top-ranked environmental law school, Vermont Law School, announced today a major symposium addressing the issue of national security and climate change ...

Environmental Law Clinic Helps Ensure Clean Water in Vermont   New window icon

August 4, 2013

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School today announced a milestone in an important case that marks a major step forward for clean water in Vermont ...

Professor Milne Quoted in the New York Times on Carbon Tax

July 24, 2013

The New York Times spoke with Janet Milne, Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental Tax Policy Institute, regarding a recent carbon tax decision ...

ELC Director Cited by Supreme Court of Wisconsin

July 22, 2013

Two of Melissa Scanlan's law review articles were cited by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin ...

Vermont Law School’s Environmental Law Clinic Helps Ensure Clean Water in Vermont   New window icon

July 19, 2013

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School today announced a milestone in an important case that marks a major step forward for clean water in Vermont ...

Senior Energy Fellow's Report Cited in News Outlets

July 17, 2013

Mark Cooper, a Senior Energy Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) published a paper titled, ""Renaissance in Reverse: Competition Pushes Aging U.S. Nuclear Reactors to the Brink of Economic Abandonment" ...

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Unveils New Website

The editors of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law (VJEL) unveiled an all new, contemporary website with the goal of delivering scholarly articles to readers around the world ...

VLS Takings Expert Provides Commentary to SCOTUS Decision

June 27, 2013

A Vermont Law School faculty member, John Echeverria, has been asked by The New York Times, Atlantic, Reuters, and other national media outlets to explain an important Supreme Court decision ...

Professor Scanlan Begins as the Environmental Law Center Director

June 17, 2013


Melissa Scanlan has taken over the leadership of the VLS Environmental Law Center ...

Water Confab Joins Water Law Experts

June 8, 2013


Vermont Law School's Water and Justice Program organized and hosted a Water Confab ...

Professor Parenteau Testifies Before House Natural Resources Committee

June 4, 2013


Patrick Parenteau testified on June 4 on the importance of the citizen suit provision of the Endangered Species Act before the Natural Resources Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives ...

Professor Echeverria Receives Amicus Service Award

April 2013

John Echeverria received an amicus service award from the International Municipal Lawyer Association at the ...