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Benjamin K. Sovacool

Benjamin Sovacool
Summer Faculty

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2006;
MA, Wayne State University, 2003;
BA, John Carroll University, 2001

Phone: 802-831-1053

Legal Advocacy


March 7, 2011

Madban, India: Indian People's Tribunal on Environment and Human Rights (IPT) Inquiry into the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant 


Invited Testimony on Behalf of the Indian People's Tribunal on Human Rights to (1) investigate the environmental and human impacts (including livelihood) of nuclear power; and to (2) investigate into the long term sustainability of nuclear power generation and its implications


June 25, 2009

Trenton, NJ: State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Docket No. EM09010035


Direct Testimony on Behalf of the Municipalities of Parsippany, Montville, East Hanover , Andover, Byram, Hardwick and Fredon, New Jersey, concerning the Susquehanna-Roseland Transmission Project proposed by the Public Service Electric and Gas Company pursuant to the provision of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-19


October 6, 2008

Washington, DC: United States Supreme Court Case Nos. 07-588, 07-589 & 07-597 (Consolidated)

Amicus brief submitted in support of respondents concerning the use of cost benefit analysis for the cases Entergy Corp. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al., PSEG Fossil LLC and PSEG Nuclear LLC v. Riverkeeper Inc. et al., and Utility Water Act Group v. Riverkeeper Inc. et al


December 4, 2007


Richmond, VA: State Corporation Commission of Virginia Case Nos. PUE-2007-00031 and PUE-2007-00033

Direct Testimony on Behalf of the Piedmont Environmental Council and Bracewell & Giuliani LLP Concerning Construction of the Proposed 500 kV Tran-Allegheny Interstate Transmission Line between the 502 Junction Substation and the Loudoun Substation across Northern Virginia


July 25, 2005

Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy

Direct Testimony Before the Virginia Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring  on "The Incentives and Impediments to Renewable Energy Systems in Virginia"