Parenteauhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=44ParenteauPat ParenteauSenior CounselProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Parenteau_Patrick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LLM, Environmental Law, George Washington University, 1975JD, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1972BS, Business Administration, Regis College, Denver, CO, 1969802-831-1305<p> Professor Patrick A. Parenteau, formerly director of Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center and of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, is recognized for his expertise regarding endangered species and biological diversity, water quality and wetlands, environmental policy and litigation, and climate change. The courses he currently teaches at Vermont Law School include Climate Change and the Law, Extinction and Climate Change, Water Quality and Environmental Litigation.</p> <p> Professor Parenteau received his BS degree in business administration from Regis College in 1969 and his JD degree from Creighton University in 1972. He served as staff counsel for the Legal Aid Society of Omaha, Nebraska, and then earned his LLM degree from George Washington University in 1975. From 1976 to 1984, he held three positions with the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, DC: counsel, director of the resources defense division, and vice president for conservation. During this period, he also served as an adjunct professor at Vermont Law School, at George Washington University, and at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College. From 1984 to 1987, he served as regional counsel for the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region I, in Boston. Professor Parenteau served as commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation from 1987 to 1989. From 1989 to 1993 he was of counsel to the firm of Perkins Coie in Portland, Oregon. During that time he served as special counsel to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the spotted owl exemption proceedings under the Endangered Species Act. In 1993, he returned to Vermont to assume the directorship of the Environmental Law Center, a position he held through 1998. In 2003, he helped found and directed the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at VLS, where he now serves as senior counsel. Professor Parenteau has lectured on environmental issues in the Czech Republic, Cuba, Russia, China, Guatemala, and Puerto Rico. Professor Parenteau is the recipient of the 2006 National Conservation Achievement Award in the Legislative division, presented by the National Wildlife Federation.</p>GP0|#ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368;L0|#0ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368|Climate Change;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#517247a3-c456-4448-8353-d0e408b6d4a0;L0|#0517247a3-c456-4448-8353-d0e408b6d4a0|Endangered Species;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management;GP0|#f8dfabd1-e9af-4ca7-b07e-0174c2187af6;L0|#0f8dfabd1-e9af-4ca7-b07e-0174c2187af6|Public Lands;GP0|#43451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4;L0|#043451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4|Water Rights and Allocation;GP0|#f0df71e0-292f-4c8d-8bb2-ff3cae240844;L0|#0f0df71e0-292f-4c8d-8bb2-ff3cae240844|Wetlands and Water ResourcesGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1<a href="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/ParenteauPat_CV.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />Curriculum Vitae</a>Climate Change and the Law; Climate Change, Extinction, Adaptation; Extinction; Independent Research Project; LLM Seminar II: Masters Externship; Water Quality

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              Wetlands and Climate ChangeWetlands and Climate Change<div class="ExternalClassAD2958679990423889EE823867F9B569"> "Wetlands and Climate Change" <em>National Wetlands Newsletter</em>, March 2009. </div>1734Publication
              The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate CrisisThe First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisis<div class="ExternalClassCD6B5CEFDFE34BE2963BE0AD803E7C1A"> <em>The First One Hundred Days: Ten Things President Obama Should Do to Confront the Climate Crisis</em>, ELQ Currents, December 2008.</div>1735Publication
              Are We Resting on Our Laurels?Are We Resting on Our Laurels?<div class="ExternalClassE5939BCE239346818255EA549C66DDE8"> ​<em>Are We Resting on Our Laurels?</em> <strong>Vermont Environmental Report</strong>, Fall 2008. </div>1736Publication
              An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United StatesAn Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States<div class="ExternalClass16B996F4E2EB46BCBBD024225D2C6263"> ​<em><em>An Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States</em>, in <strong>Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective</strong>, edited by Raj Panjwani, ABA 2008.​ </em></div>1737Publication
              Overview of Federal Wildlife LawOverview of Federal Wildlife Law<div class="ExternalClass8E15D7473C89441BA274F2FCFD5302C3"> <em>Overview of Federal Wildlife Law</em> in <strong>Natural Resources Law</strong> (ABA 2008). </div>1738Publication
              The Take ProhibitionThe Take Prohibition<div class="ExternalClass0C39D31976B745DC9783BDC893C01B56"> <em>The Take Prohibition<em>, in <strong>Endangered Species Act Deskbook</strong>, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) of the American Bar Association (2008). </em></em></div>1740Publication
              Vermont Environmental LawVermont Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassAC5C28DF9DCD4D3DB9C5173F703D4885"> <em>Vermont Environmental Law</em>, in <strong>State Environmental Laws: A Deskbook For Practitioners</strong> (Martindale-Hubbel 2002). </div>1741Publication
              The God SquadThe God Squad<div class="ExternalClassDDB67CA97C254F59A67ABBB5162DC366"> <em>The God Squad</em>, in <strong>The Endangered Species Deskbook</strong> (ABA 2000). </div>1742Publication
              Overview of Federal Wildlife Law, Natural Resources & EnvironmentOverview of Federal Wildlife Law, Natural Resources & Environment<div class="ExternalClassDC56C7F51F0941F4A3440F47F85FB0CD"> ​With Don Baur, <em>Overview of Federal Wildlife Law, Natural Resources & Environment</em>, a publication of the ABA Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law (Fall, 1995). </div>1743Publication
              Federal Wildlife LawFederal Wildlife Law<div class="ExternalClass5769095DFB9A4CBEA3554455B4150E7E"> ​"Federal Wildlife Law," <em>ABA Nat. Resources L. Handbook</em> (1994). </div>1744Publication
              Wetlands Regulation Under the 404 ProgramWetlands Regulation Under the 404 Program<div class="ExternalClass7AC7A4003DB54269A2ED0DD1FD7C41DB"> ​ <em>Wetlands Regulation under The 404 Program</em>, in <strong>Federal Wetlands Regulation</strong> (Gov’t. Institutes Inc. 1991).​​</div>1745Publication
              Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: States Tackle Climate Change with Little Help from WashingtonLead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: States Tackle Climate Change with Little Help from Washington<div class="ExternalClass4C2314C01B37420196B30B9727BA67F1"> ​<em>Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: States Tackle Climate Change with Little Help from Washington</em>, U. of Connecticut L. Rev. Vol. 40 (May 2008). </div>1750Publication
              An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Critical Habitat Litigation on the Administration of the Endangered Species ActAn Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Critical Habitat Litigation on the Administration of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassECBD1EE5D0884A1FB6AB1BD7EB2B9856"> <em>An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Critical Habitat Litigation on the Administration of the Endangered Species Act</em>, August 2005.</div>​http://lsr.nellco.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=vermontlaw_fp1751Publication
              Preemptive Surrender: How Corps Districts are Giving Away Clean Water Act JurisdictionPreemptive Surrender: How Corps Districts are Giving Away Clean Water Act Jurisdiction<div class="ExternalClassE9FF336810FB4F3AB2F7DB47C90240AB"> "Preemptive Surrender: How Corps Districts are Giving Away Clean Water Act Jurisdiction," <em>National Wetlands Newsletter</em> (2005). </div>1752Publication
              Whatever Industry Wants, Environmental Policy Under Bush IIWhatever Industry Wants, Environmental Policy Under Bush II<div class="ExternalClassC10B49D32D3A48E8917994A94A6A0B40"> "Whatever Industry Wants, Environmental Policy Under Bush II," <em>Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum</em> (2004).​ </div>1753Publication
              Citizen Suits Under the Endangered Species Act: Survival of the FittestCitizen Suits Under the Endangered Species Act: Survival of the Fittest<div class="ExternalClass42F51444E2A84FD585C1346B737CED18"> "Citizen Suits Under the Endangered Species Act: Survival of the Fittest," <em>Widner Law Review</em> (2004).</div>1754Publication
              Court Should Nix Takings ArgumentCourt Should Nix Takings Argument<div class="ExternalClassEAD18DBA1C0F476FBC3A4D50256D2C9A"> <em>Court Should Nix Takings Argument</em>, Boston Globe (2002​). </div>1755Publication
              Unreasonable Expectations: Why Palazzolo Has No Right to Turn a Silk Purse into a Sow's EarUnreasonable Expectations: Why Palazzolo Has No Right to Turn a Silk Purse into a Sow's Ear<div class="ExternalClassDD08CB914A054B67BBB4E2892E40D4A7"> <em>Unreasonable Expectations: Why Palazzolo Has No Right to Turn a Silk Purse into a S​ow's Ear</em>, 30 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 101 (2002). </div>1756Publication
              A Biodiversity Plan for Vermont?A Biodiversity Plan for Vermont?<div class="ExternalClass4DB9AED624724353B069AABCED17FB1D"> <em>A Biodiversity Plan for Vermont?</em> Vermont Environmental Reporter (Summer 2001). </div>1757Publication
              Our Wetland DominoesOur Wetland Dominoes<div class="ExternalClassA6B036D3ABD249F7BA6B744885F7D749"> ​<em>Our Wetland Dominoes</em>, National Law Journ​al (2001). </div>1758Publication
              Rearranging The Deck Chairs: Endangered Species Act Reforms in an Era of Mass ExtinctionRearranging The Deck Chairs: Endangered Species Act Reforms in an Era of Mass Extinction<div class="ExternalClass3A3DD76125324EE192C8A0278A84B6CC"> ​<em>Rearranging The Deck Chairs: Endangered Species Act Reforms in an Era of Mass Extinction</em>, 22 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 227 (1998). </div>1759Publication
              Fashioning a Comprehensive Environmental Review Code for Tribal Governments: Institutions and ProcessFashioning a Comprehensive Environmental Review Code for Tribal Governments: Institutions and Process<div class="ExternalClassC4127762288A438093E35BBAE8C3B05C"> ​With Dean Suagee, <em>Fashioning a Comprehensive Environmental Review Code for Tribal Governments: Institutions and Process</em>, 21 Am. Indian L. Rev. 297 (1997).​ </div>1760Publication
              Who's Taking What? Property Rights, Endangered Species, and the ConstitutionWho's Taking What? Property Rights, Endangered Species, and the Constitution<div class="ExternalClass24F94245DA4D4638AB4B3CF52E616331"> <em>Who's Taking What? Property Rights, Endangered Species, and the Constitution</em>, 6 Fordham Envtl. L.J. 619 (1996).</div>1761Publication
              Overview of Federal Wildlife LawOverview of Federal Wildlife Law<div class="ExternalClass685A08AA47EE48238BEBF8B6379823C2"> ​With Don Baur, <em>Overview of Federal Wildlife Law</em>, Nat. Resources & Env't (Spring, 1990; updated Fall, 1994). </div>1762Publication
              Everything You Need to Know About Environmental Law You Learned in KindergartenEverything You Need to Know About Environmental Law You Learned in Kindergarten<div class="ExternalClass9602D491E19749F5AAE02C5EBD4BFD9C"> <em>Everything You Need to Know About Environmental Law You Learned in Kindergarten</em>, 23 Envtl. L. 223 (1993).</div>1763Publication
              Small Handles, Big Impacts: When Do Corps Permits Federalize Private Development?Small Handles, Big Impacts: When Do Corps Permits Federalize Private Development?<div class="ExternalClass973523C2FFEF437DAD77728E1DA66CDB"> ​<em>Small Handles, Big Impacts: When Do Corps Permits Federalize Private Development?</em>, 20 Envtl. L. 747 (1990).​ </div>1764Publication
              The Big Chill: The Impact of Fleet Factors on LendersThe Big Chill: The Impact of Fleet Factors on Lenders<div class="ExternalClassA8A5C95C42F8465AA0D837281A350E26"> ​With Craig Johnston, <em>The Big Chill: The Impact of Fleet Factors on Lenders</em>, Chemical Waste Litig. Rep., August 1990, at 20. </div>1765Publication
              NEPA at Twenty: Disappointment or Success?NEPA at Twenty: Disappointment or Success?<div class="ExternalClass0A186380B61C42758D034DD128709D3B"> ​<em>NEPA at Twenty: Disappointment or Success?</em>, Audubon, Mar. 1990, at 104. </div>1766Publication
              NEPA at TwentyNEPA at Twenty<div class="ExternalClass198BF0E3BEEE4D84879125E18F3C7D96"> ​<em>NEPA at Twenty</em>, 6 Envtl. F. 14 (1989).</div>1767Publication
              Environmental Paper Trail Twenty Years LaterEnvironmental Paper Trail Twenty Years Later<div class="ExternalClassB6A796129C9044EE9574C6A5D5E293AF"> ​<em>Environmental Paper Trail Twenty Years Later</em>, Oregonian, Nov. 12, 1989, § K (Forum), at 1. </div>1768Publication
              The Effluent Limitations ControversyThe Effluent Limitations Controversy<div class="ExternalClassFF8E8DCE5A1241969D6A16EC6D993698"> ​With Nancy Tauman, <em>The Effluent Limitations Controversy</em>, 6 Envtl. L.Q. 1 (1977). </div>1769Publication
              Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the StatesRegulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the States<div class="ExternalClass3332FCFCC290496A97D7413EFCD1EB47"> <em>Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the States</em>, 6 Envtl. L. 675 (1976).​</div>1770Publication
              Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?<div class="ExternalClass67399CD480824522AAC89BC1E9D3EDE8"> ​With R. Catz, <em>Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?</em>, 64 Geo. L.J. 679 (1976). </div>1771Publication
              Cities on Stilts: The Myth of Large Scale Climate AdaptationCities on Stilts: The Myth of Large Scale Climate Adaptation<div class="ExternalClass8EB1DA05710149849C27148EDC612CA3"><div>​<em>Cities on Stilts: The Myth of Large Scale Climate Adaptation</em> in <strong>Rethinking Sustainability in an Age of Climate Change</strong> Environmental Law Institute (2014)​.</div></div>3017Publication
              Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Coastal and Ocean AreasLegal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Coastal and Ocean Areas<div class="ExternalClassBB81A6EE02D549F787A466544477DF3E"><div>​<em>Legal Authorities for Ecosystem-Based Management in U.S. Coastal and Ocean Areas</em> (with several co-authors), in <strong>Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy 2d Ed</strong>. (ABA 2014)​.</div></div>3018Publication
              Species and Ecosystem ImpactsSpecies and Ecosystem Impacts<div class="ExternalClass389C9D3873034412AB12824C487933D8"><div>​<em>Species and Ecosystem Impacts</em>, in <strong>The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change</strong> ABA 2012.</div></div>3019Publication
              Go Back it's a Trap: On the Perils of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon DioxideGo Back it's a Trap: On the Perils of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide<div class="ExternalClass840DA16888234A1FA31DC3E8E7906334"><p>​<em>Go Back it's a Trap: On the Perils of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide</em><strong>, </strong>in <strong>The Climate Reader</strong> Carolina Press 2010</p></div>3020Publication
              Overview of Wildlife Law in the United StatesOverview of Wildlife Law in the United States<div class="ExternalClass000F9B62047142209EA800D4A3BD3C96"><div><em>Overview of Wildlife Law in the United States</em> (with Don Baur) in <strong>Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective</strong> (ABA 2008).</div></div>3021Publication
              The Endangered Species Exemption Process and the God SquadThe Endangered Species Exemption Process and the God Squad<div class="ExternalClass4516255BF6594A189CBACD382509AAC5"><div>​<em>The Endangered Species Exemption Process and the God Squad</em>, in <strong>The Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy and Perspectives</strong>, American Bar Association (2002).​</div></div>3022Publication
              Vermont Environmental LawVermont Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassEACFBBBB081940468E27C36D3A4D8EFA"><div>​<em>Vermont Environmental Law,</em> in <strong>Environmental Law Practice Guide: State and Federal Law</strong>, Michael Gerrard (general editor) (Matthew Bender & Co. 2001)​.</div></div>3023Publication
              A Bridge Too Far: Building Off-ramps on the Shale Gas SuperhighwayA Bridge Too Far: Building Off-ramps on the Shale Gas Superhighway<div class="ExternalClass6F7E8F7195574E8EA1806B03DF5ACC22"><div><em>A Bridge Too Far: Building Off-ramps on the Shale Gas Superhighway</em> (with Abigail Barnes), ​49 Idaho Law Rev.325 (2013)​.</div></div>3024Publication
              The Other Dam: Grayrocks vs the Whooping CraneThe Other Dam: Grayrocks vs the Whooping Crane<div class="ExternalClassE55F11D6492E4B778651FD24A4EB47D1"><div>​<em>The Other Dam: Grayrocks vs the Whooping Crane</em>, 80 Tenn. L. Rev. 543 (2012)​.</div></div>3025Publication
              Come Hell and High WaterCome Hell and High Water<div class="ExternalClass7EE294CAF7B340D48F76EF0DBB132362"><div>​<em>Come Hell <span style="text-decoration:underline;">and</span> High Water: Coping with the Unavoidable Consequences of Climate Disruption</em>, 34 Vermont Law Rev. 957 (2010).</div></div>3026Publication
              The Carbon BubbleThe Carbon Bubble<div class="ExternalClass8A1A2C34AFBD4234A520ADD9CC89B37D"><div>​<em>The Carbon Bubble</em>, Fletcher Forum on World Affairs February 2014.​</div></div>3027Publication
              Wetlands Conservation and Climate ResilienceWetlands Conservation and Climate Resilience<div class="ExternalClass70F2C74C61B948658AF82DA93226C005"><div>​<em>Wetlands Conservation and Climate Resilience</em>, The National Wetlands Newsletter Vol. 34 No. 4 (2012).</div></div>3028Publication
              Reinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine: Expert Opinion on the Potential of a Public Trust Mandate in U.S. and International Environmental LawReinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine: Expert Opinion on the Potential of a Public Trust Mandate in U.S. and International Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassF4095ABF63A94E1D9D5E7D24FFC52B42"><div>​<em>Reinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine: Expert Opinion on the Potential of a Public Trust Mandate in U.S. and International Environmental Law </em>(with several authors), Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, Volume 52, Issue 5, 2010.​</div></div>3029Publication
              Last One Standing: The Roberts Court and Article IIILast One Standing: The Roberts Court and Article III<div class="ExternalClassA65E304F01284BCD84AC655F34E3231F"><div>​<em>Last One Standing: The Roberts Court and Article III</em>, ABA Trends (November/December, 2009)​.</div></div>3030Publication
              Conservation Science, Biodiversity, and the 2005 U.S. Forest Service RegulationsConservation Science, Biodiversity, and the 2005 U.S. Forest Service Regulations<div class="ExternalClass436F9530E2E44F01AD3DF00CC8FC5B80"><div>​<em>Conservation Science, Biodiversity, and the 2005 U.S. Forest Service Regulations</em> (with Barry Noon and Steve Trombulak) Conservation Biology, Vol. 19 No. (5 October 2005).​</div></div>3031Publication
              Bushwhacked: The Impact of the President's Policies on VermontBushwhacked: The Impact of the President's Policies on Vermont<div class="ExternalClass2DA7438FA72045CE88F456BD0C5DFD2A"><div>​<em>Bushwhacked: The Impact of the President's Policies on Vermont</em>, Vermont Environmental Reporter (May/June 2004).​</div></div>3032Publication
              She Runs With Wolves: In Memory of Mollie BeattieShe Runs With Wolves: In Memory of Mollie Beattie<div class="ExternalClass429E2A35270E4343A951B2400F4F408A"><div>​<em>She Runs With Wolves: In Memory of Mollie Beattie</em>, 14 Trumpeter 4 (1997)​.​</div></div>3033Publication

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              Restoring the Clean Water ActRestoring the Clean Water Act<div class="ExternalClassFF12ED07C7994C6F8F84B6F43BD33703"> <em>Restoring the Clean Water Act</em>, River Rally Baltimore, Md., May 29, 2009. </div>1699Presentation
              How to Teach Climate ChangeHow to Teach Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass587868C9064146A997D5B7DC205A1B47"> ​"How to Teach Climate Change," Natural Resources Law Professors Institute, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Yellowstone National Park, May 29, 2009. </div>1700Presentation
              Climate Change in the CourtroomClimate Change in the Courtroom<div class="ExternalClassE54C93CCAAF3462BB365D369389F95D7"> ​"Climate Change in the Courtroom," Guest Lecture ENVS 20, Dartmouth, April 24, 2009. </div>1701Presentation
              Life after RapanosLife after Rapanos<div class="ExternalClass12DDA16DB9E34A3CBDCB700CE305CAF2"> ​"Life after <em>Rapanos</em>," Federalist Society, Boston, MA, Ma​rch 26, 2009.​ </div>1702Presentation
              Climate Change: A Crisis for DemocracyClimate Change: A Crisis for Democracy<div class="ExternalClass8F8D0E3777274306A9BB24CFD453A61A"> ​"Climate Change: A Crisis for Democracy," ILLEAD Lecture Series, Dartmouth, October 28, 2008. </div>1703Presentation
              Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?<div class="ExternalClass97CB8000F04242A8AAF0C6755942EC0C"> ​"Meltdown: Can Law Save the Arctic?" Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, October 21, 2008. </div>1704Presentation
              Ecosystem Effects of Climate ChangeEcosystem Effects of Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass17FD1498E6144A0B98AF3F3418E6E2C6"> ​"Ecosystem Effects of Climate Change," Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, MA, October 11, 2008. </div>1705Presentation
              The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and AdaptationThe Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation<div class="ExternalClass2934A540CD374F7791A303E50980D6B4"> ​"The Role of State and Local Planning in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation," Windham County Regional Planning Commission, Brattleboro, VT, September 30, 2008.</div>1706Presentation
              Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?<div class="ExternalClassAC43E43A0D2A40A7BE2C70BEE17A3CA8"> "Is It Just Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?" ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Clean​ Air Panel, Phoenix, Az., September 19, 2008. </div>1707Presentation
              Wetlands and Climate ChangeWetlands and Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass472B46C63D094962BD61BB4698D31E37"> ​"Wetlands and Climate Change," Association of State Wetlands Managers Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, September 16, 2008.</div>1708Presentation
              Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After RapanosClean Water Act Jurisdiction After Rapanos<div class="ExternalClass008292435D45442C80B6275B4BC11011"> ​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After <em>Rapanos</em>," The Federalist Society, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., September 6, 2007. </div>1709Presentation
              Clean Water Act DevelopmentsClean Water Act Developments<div class="ExternalClass2BB3A235E6B3440D9B2F9C0938FB24B3"> ​"Clean Water Act Developments," Environmental Law in New England, ABA/ALI, Boston, May 8, 2007. </div>1710Presentation
              Sue the Bastards!Sue the Bastards!<div class="ExternalClass020AF4EF369D403D843F06091E42C8C0"> <em>Sue the Bastards!</em>, Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, U. of Florida, Gainsville, March 2, 2007. </div>1711Presentation
              Assault on the ESAAssault on the ESA<div class="ExternalClassF19B04935E914F86A8F7F87196F31B99"> ​"Assault on the ESA," The Society of Environmental Journalists, Burlington, VT, October 2006. </div>1712Presentation
              Clean Water Act JurisdictionClean Water Act Jurisdiction<div class="ExternalClass03EF6C60808B4CD097A98F901805329F"> "Clean Water Act Jurisdiction," Easter Water Law Conference, ABA/ALI Miami, May 11, 2006. </div>1713Presentation
              Implications of MiccosukeeImplications of Miccosukee<div class="ExternalClass7425F9A03FE44CB0A4040E95040D4DBB"> ​"Implications of Miccosukee," ABA National Telecast, June 13, 2004.​ </div>1714Presentation
              Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCCClean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCC<div class="ExternalClass1FF96BA500964ACA95243083D79B9CAA"> ​"Clean Water Act Jurisdiction After SWANCC," The Federalist Society, National Press Club, Washington D.C., February 2004. </div>1715Presentation
              Watershed ProtectionWatershed Protection<div class="ExternalClassDF0D7390B2B44429A243EE61EC128668"> ​"Watershed Protection," International Environmental Law Summer School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, May 2002.</div>1716Presentation
              The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property LawThe Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Law<div class="ExternalClassE8BD2CE19462453586612BE4A678AB3A"> "The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle of Property Law," Symposium on the Palazzolo Case, Boston College Law School, March 2002. </div>1717Presentation
              Testified before the Senate Agriculture CommitteeTestified before the Senate Agriculture Committee<div class="ExternalClass8F71800455D245A791006DE1203EEB97"> Testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee, HR1904 The Healthy Forest Restoration Act, June, 2003.</div>1718Presentation
              Testified before the House Regulatory Reform CommitteeTestified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee<div class="ExternalClassC37704CCE2CF4F2E83E5415F7922707D"> ​Testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee, Oversight Hearing on the SWANCC Decision, September, 2002. </div>1719Presentation
              Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species ActSurvival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassCE0C2433D48A4C499D73222257549649"> ​"Survival of the Fittest: Litigating the Endangered Species Act," Symposium on Citizen Suits, Widener University Law School, April 2003. </div>1720Presentation
              Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental RecordPracticing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Record<div class="ExternalClassBEB286553DA34878B53F5FA15AD6B264"> "Practicing What We Preach: A Critical Review of the Bush Environmental Record," Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Natural Resources Law Professors Institute, June 2003.​ </div>1721Presentation
              The Rights of CrittersThe Rights of Critters<div class="ExternalClassD37894CBCE8A4B1CBD393507F4AF6DA9"> "The Rights of Critters," Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, October 2003.</div>1722Presentation
              No Such Thing as an Isolated WetlandNo Such Thing as an Isolated Wetland<div class="ExternalClassA57BB5F2E66B40A88F5D6B99E7E8061B"> ​"No Such Thing as an Isolated Wetland," Symposium on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Lewis and Clark Law School, October 2002. </div>1723Presentation
              Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice LawsComparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Laws<div class="ExternalClassCDCA5C3A29E64CE5816C98451A3DB635"> "Comparative Analysis of American and Russian Forestry Practice Laws," for Environmental Law Summer School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, Russia, 2000. </div>1724Presentation
              Wilderness PreservationWilderness Preservation<div class="ExternalClass7AE1730F7E1F49A39B0987E32FC3E0C9"> "Wilderness Preservation," The Arthur Carhart Center, Seattle, 2000.</div>1725Presentation
              The Wilderness Act in ActionThe Wilderness Act in Action<div class="ExternalClass8260FC86FA61433E9B7D4B5D4DAEAB51"> ​"The Wilderness Act in Action," Federal Land Managers Training Program, Seattle, 2000.</div>1726Presentation
              Forestry LawForestry Law<div class="ExternalClassD4AEF63B9F1B4E6BA05EAEC2C6979067"><p>​"Forestry Law," Presentation to the Duma of the Republic of Karelia, Russia, 1999. </p></div>1727Presentation
              The Politics of ExtinctionThe Politics of Extinction<div class="ExternalClass3DD0091E2EFF4E81BAF88CA8C241CEEE"> ​"The Politics of Extinction," Symposium on Endangered Species and Private Property Rights, William and Mary Law School, 1998. </div>1728Presentation
              The Future of the Endangered Species ActThe Future of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClass2C5E647BB52642BBB62614A5CEF16F59"> ​"The Future of the Endangered Species Act," Symposium at the Cornell Law School, 1998.</div>1729Presentation
              Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of LawPresentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Law<div class="ExternalClassE7867CD38FF744A790E9D0B567F29334"> Presentations to the Cuban Ministry of Environment and University of Havana School of Law, 1995.​ </div>1730Presentation
              Testimony Before the U.S. House of RepresentativesTestimony Before the U.S. House of Representatives<div class="ExternalClassE3E24DBF69474ACD9A83AE3C9B98FD79"><p>​Patrick Parenteau testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Hearing on "EPA's Expanded Interpretation of its Permit Veto Authority Under the Clean Water Act."​</p></div>http://transportation.house.gov/uploadedfiles/2014-07-15-water_ssm.pdf2653Presentation
              Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?<div class="ExternalClass184E16656C8F4D4498E1BC1D0BDA2185"><div>Patrick Parenteau​ participated as a speaker on two panels, "Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?" and "ObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon Caps" at the Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 3-7, 2014.</div><div><br></div></div>2856Presentation
              ObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon CapsObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon Caps<div class="ExternalClass34636BF9B1114A37820D7FA5E6D505A1"><div>Patrick Parenteau​ participated as a speaker on two panels, "Dead Zones, Hypoxia and Nutrient Loading: Is Pollution Trading the Answer?" and "ObamaAir: Greenhouse Gases, Clean Coal, Pollution Trading and Carbon Caps" at the Society for Environmental Journalists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 3-7, 2014.</div><div><br></div></div>http://www.sej.org/initiatives/sej-annual-conferences/AC2014-main2857Presentation
              Running Out of Atmosphere: How Millennials Will Save Civilization from Runaway Climate ChangeRunning Out of Atmosphere: How Millennials Will Save Civilization from Runaway Climate Change<div class="ExternalClassDE814376AD99446782BFA5CD2FCAD844"><div>​<em>Running Out of Atmosphere: How Millennials Will Save Civilization from Runaway Climate Change</em>, Thirtieth Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, U of Oregon February 2014​.</div></div>3055Presentation
              A Law Like No Other: Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species ActA Law Like No Other: Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act<div class="ExternalClassFBB33CAB54A747EAB579947868737754"><div>​<em>A Law like No Other: Celebrating the fortieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act</em>, Public Interest Environmental Conference, U of Florida February 2103.​</div></div>3056Presentation
              Species Conservation in the AnthropoceneSpecies Conservation in the Anthropocene<div class="ExternalClassAB3B1C67A0EC45439F6F2F25BDDFFAB0"><div>​<em>Species Conservation in the Anthropocene</em>, ALI/ABA Course of Study Species Protection: Critical Legal Issues, May 2012​.</div></div>3057Presentation
              Reinvigorating the Public Trust DoctrineReinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine<div class="ExternalClass84199440E6CF48A0BD7DD6DF065D60A1"><div>​<em>Reinvigorating the Public Trust Doctrine</em>, American Assn. for Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, May 2011.​</div></div>3058Presentation
              Defining Waters of the United States After SWANCCDefining Waters of the United States After SWANCC<div class="ExternalClass2488F9E3FBAC465AB869AEC4EF8D9758"><div>​<em>Defining Waters of the United States after SWANCC, </em>The Association of State Wetlands Managers, Albuquerque, NM (October 2005).​</div></div>3059Presentation
              What's in a Name? The Bush Administration's Environmental RecordWhat's in a Name? The Bush Administration's Environmental Record<div class="ExternalClassB127719B49454AAFB6449BC855ED7D31"><p>​<em>What's in a Name? The Bush Administration's Environmental Record, </em>The Society for Environmental Journalists 15<sup>th</sup> Annual Conference, Austin, TX (September 2005)</p></div>3060Presentation
              Litigating the ESA Take ProhibitionLitigating the ESA Take Prohibition<div class="ExternalClass72EAEBD185724593A3B016401A2EE605"><div>​<em>Litigating the ESA Take Prohibition</em>, ALI/ABA Conference on the Law of Protected Species, Washington DC, (April 2004)​.</div></div>3061Presentation
              Forestry and BiodiversityForestry and Biodiversity<div class="ExternalClass242ACC03FA06421AB9E95A6C784D2AA1"><div>​<em>Forestry and Biodiversity</em>, International Environmental Law School, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, Russia (June, 2001)​.</div></div>3062Presentation
              Citizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United StatesCitizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United States<div class="ExternalClass60BC8CBF4D91492A9E77876B2189250C"><div>​<em>Citizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United States,</em> ABA-CEELI Conference, Moscow, Russia (May 1999).​</div></div>3063Presentation
              The Clean Power Plan: Legal and Moral Imperative for ActionThe Clean Power Plan: Legal and Moral Imperative for Action<div class="ExternalClass2F431F66865A49A08296BC10F3D64B18"><p>​<em>The Clean Power Plan: Legal and Moral Imperative for Action</em>, 40th annual conference of the National Association of Environmental Professionals, Panelist, April 14, 2015.</p></div>3287Presentation
              Legislative Hearing on S. 1140, The Federal Water Quality Protection ActLegislative Hearing on S. 1140, The Federal Water Quality Protection Act<div class="ExternalClass879F7DE19DCB48B3889922FA83875139"><p>​Testimony, "Legislative Hearing on S. 1140, The Federal Water Quality Protection Act," Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, Washington, DC, May 19, 2015.</p></div>http://www.epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.Hearing&Hearing_id=09525b89-9c58-5c9e-ee0d-9ce704f8b8403304Presentation
              Senate Judiciary Testimony on Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accoutability, Transparency, and IntegritySenate Judiciary Testimony on Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accoutability, Transparency, and Integrity<div class="ExternalClassC400607352FF4B34B5ECAA73B716D33B"><p>​Testimony, "Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accountability, Transparency and Integrity," Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, DC, June 10, 2015.</p></div>http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/examining-the-federal-regulatory-system-to-improve-accountability-transparency-and-integrity3309Presentation
              • Professor Patrick Parenteau gave a keynote address “Climate Change in the Caribbean” in San Juan Puerto Rico on November 18th. • Professor Patrick Parenteau gave a keynote address “Climate Change in the Caribbean” in San Juan Puerto Rico on November 18th. <div class="ExternalClassFE03CCF08AD54727B26C817EC62F5590"><p>​Keynote address, “Climate Change in the Caribbean” <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>​Climate Change in the Caribbean 2015: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands</em></span>, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2015. </p></div>3438Presentation
              The Post Scalia Era of Environmental LawThe Post Scalia Era of Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClass09C1609BD94448D8952FDDB820BC48E1"><p>​Keynote Address, "The Post Scalia Era of Environmental Law," <em>17th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit</em>, Florida Coastal Law School, February 25, 2016.</p></div>3487Presentation
              Ending the War on Wildlife: Reforming the Wildlife Services Agency within the US Department of AgricultureEnding the War on Wildlife: Reforming the Wildlife Services Agency within the US Department of Agriculture<div class="ExternalClass8538A23C88974D2CA38F80C661729968"><p>​Presentation, ​“Ending the War on Wildlife: Reforming the Wildlife Services Agency within the US Department of Agriculture," Massachusetts School of Liberal Arts, March 31, 2016.</p></div>3494Presentation

              Awards & Accomplishments

              Awards & Accomplishments

               

               

              National Wildlife Federation, National Conservation Achievement Award (2006)National Wildlife Federation, National Conservation Achievement Award (2006)<div class="ExternalClass9B7F1F8F913D449BA8F18AE4DAFB25D8"><p>​National Wildlife Federation, National Conservation Achievement Award (2006)​​</p></div>3053Award, Honor or Grant
              Connecticut River Conservation Council, River Champion (2009)Connecticut River Conservation Council, River Champion (2009)<div class="ExternalClass8D543F688B9D450BB741596248FB93F3"><p>​Connecticut River Conservation Council, River Champion (2009)​</p></div>3054Award, Honor or Grant
              2016 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism2016 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism<div class="ExternalClassA677F48DE79443CEADDD78B9AE1832B2"><p>Recipient, 2016 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism, <em>Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC)</em>, University of Oregon, March 5, 2016.</p></div>http://www-staging.vermontlaw.edu/news-and-events/newsroom/press-release?id=4103480Award, Honor or Grant
              Scholar of the MonthScholar of the Month<div class="ExternalClassB1168F8B50CB433FBADBADF17B2F03EC"><p>​Scholar of the Month, The Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics at the University of North Carolina School of Law, December 5, 2016.</p></div>http://www.law.unc.edu/components/handlers/document.ashx?category=29&subcategory=67&cid=1213560Award, Honor or Grant

               

               

               

               

              Teaching at VLSTeaching at VLS<div class="ExternalClass08340BE8BE05425B9747B6819EB36525"><div>Professor at Vermont Law School since 1993.</div><div><br></div><div>Director of Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center 1993-1999.</div><div><br></div><div>Director of Vermont Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) 2003–07.</div><div><br></div><div>Currently serves as senior counsel to the ENRLC.</div><p><br></p></div>1772Affiliation
              Professional AssociationsProfessional Associations<div class="ExternalClass2838DDEBB0074D0282973AEA1126BEA1"><p>Admitted to practice in Nebraska, Oregon, District of Columbia, Second Circuit and US Supreme Court.</p><p>Member, American Bar Association, Society of Conservation Biologists</p><p>Board Member, Climate Law Institute </p></div>3052Affiliation