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Yellowstone River Oil Spill Ramifications: VT Law School/Montana Expert Available To Comment

July 7, 2011

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT -- Vermont Law School Adjunct Professor Jack Tuholske, who is a private practice attorney in Missoula, Montana, is available to comment on the environmental, legal and policy ramifications of the Yellowstone River oil spill.

Image of Jack TuholskeTuholske is an expert in public interest environmental litigation throughout the West. He has been lead counsel in dozens of seminal decisions in Montana environmental, land use and constitutional law, as well as cases under the federal Endangered Species, Clean Water and National Environmental Policy Acts.

He can provide analysis of the Yellowstone spill's implications, including conservation groups' efforts to use the spill to secure broader pipeline safety rules now before Congress and to oppose the planned Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion U.S.-Canada oil link.

Tuholske is available at 406.396.6415 and

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