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Week of Jan. 3

January 11, 2011

  • More than 100 news outlets, blogs and other websites nationwide and overseas reported on the inaugural Top 10 Environmental Watch List from Jan. 3-Jan. 9, including the Associated Press, Bloomberg, Forbes, MSNBC, Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media, Law360,, Boston Globe, High Country News, Yahoo! Finance, VPR and Burlington Free Press.
  • Living on Earth spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau on Jan. 7 about the EPA's new rules to regulate carbon dioxide from vehicles as a pollutant.
  • Alejandro Hernández González '13 spoke with La Mexicana Radio, Radio Revista, 990 AM
    (Texas) on Jan. 6 about VLS, Mexican politics and the importance of legal education for Latinos. He also spoke Jan. 4 with Reino Unido Television Network, Contacto Migrante, KATA-CA (Texas) about VLS, Latino leadership, immigration and Mexican politics.
  • Associate Professor Martha Judy talked with SolveClimateNews on Jan. 6 about a U.S. Supreme Court case that will decide whether states and private parties can use public nuisance law to sue electric utilities to cap their carbon dioxide emissions.
  • Reuters spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau on Jan. 5 about the White House and EPA crackdown on greenhouse gas emissions. The story ran in a number of news outlets nationwide.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau talked to Platts on Jan. 4 about the EPA's plan to assume responsibility for greenhouse gas-related permitting in Texas.
  • Professor Michael McCann talked to Marketplace on Jan. 4 about the possibility of an NFL lockout next season.
  • Sports Illustrated/CNN Video spoke with Professor Michael McCann on Jan. 4 about a sexual harassment lawsuit against NFL quarterback Brett Favre and the New York Jets.
  • Professor Michael McCann was interviewed Jan. 4 on Columbus, Ohio's NPR affiliate, WOSU, about compensation for college athletes.
  • Burns Weston, visiting distinguished professor of international law and policy, was cited in an column Jan. 3 about environmental protection in some developing countries.
  • Anne-Marie Story ’95, the incoming vice president of the Maine State Bar Association, was profiled in the Bangor Daily News on Jan. 2.
  • The Valley News and Randolph Herald on Jan. 2 included Sarah Buxton's victory in a Vermont House race as one of the top local stories of the year.
  • Law360 spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau for a Jan. 1 article about environmental litigation and regulation cases to watch in 2011.
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