VLS in the News
Week of March 21
March 28, 2011
- Allison Silverman '12 wrote an op-ed about building community and a better environment in the Burlington Free Press on March 27.
- In a story carried by The New York Times and other media, Reuters reported March 25 on Mark Cooper's research into the costs of new nuclear plants in the wake of Japan's nuclear crisis. Cooper is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
- Politico spoke with Professor Michael Dworkin on March 25 about the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and the economics of nuclear power.
- The Des Moines Register reported March 25 on Mark Cooper's research into the costs of a proposed new nuclear power plant in Iowa.
- Greenwire talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on March 24 about the EPA's recommendation that Congress regulate "black carbon" to help fight climate change.
- Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford spoke with KCRW's To The Point (Calif.) and Voice of America on March 24 about the future of nuclear power in the wake of Japan's nuclear crisis.
- USA Today and Newsday spoke with Professor Michael McCann on March 24 about the perjury trial of home run king Barry Bonds.
- Professor Pat Parenteau spoke with BNA on March 24 about the U.S. Supreme Court's denial of a New Jersey couple's request to overturn a state fine and restoration order for filling wetlands in their backyard.
- Seven Days reported March 23 on the Animal Law Society's symposium.
- An Associated Press story on March 23 about open records cases argued at the Vermont Supreme Court's annual session at VLS was picked up by Vermont Public Radio, WCAX and other media. The Burlington Free Press and Valley News also reported the story.
- FOX44, ABC 22 and the St. Albans Messenger reported March 23 on a dispute involving a proposed Wal-Mart argued before the Vermont Supreme Court during its annual session at VLS.
- Vermont Public Radio spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on March 23 about how Vermont's judicial retention process works and how politics affect the tenure of judges.
- The Valley News profiled Professor Michael McCann on March 22.
- NPR, KCBS San Francisco and KGOW Houston talked to Professor Michael McCann on March 21 about the challenges facing prosecutors in Barry Bonds' perjury trial. NPR's story was picked up by many NPR local affiliates nationwide.
- In his Sports Illustrated column on March 21, Professor Michael McCann laid out the case for the prosecution at the start of Barry Bonds' perjury trial.
- BNA spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau on March 21 about the EPA's plan to write new rules to address the extent of Clean Water Act jurisdiction over a water body or wetland to make the agency's position consistent with U.S. Supreme Court rulings.