Volume 16 • Issue 2
The NEPA Implied Exemption Doctrine: How a Novel and Creeping Common Law Exemption Threatens to Undermine the National Environmental Policy Act
Catching Less Fish with More Honey: Introducing Incentives for Sustainable International Fishing Compliance
Climate Change Legal Remedies: Hurricane Sandy and New York City Coastal Adaptation
Using ESA Section 9 to Protect Coho Salmon Habitat in Western Oregon
An Opportunity to Protect-Analyzing Fish Consumption, Environmental Justice, and Water Quality Standards Rulemaking in Washington State
Volume 16, Issue 2 of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is now available! Please enjoy reading top-notch legal scholarship on topics including the NEPA implied exemption doctrine, incentives for sustainable international fishing, legal remedies for adaptation to climate change and superstorms in NYC, using the Endangered Species Act to protect salmon habitat, and environmental justice issues in Washington’s fish consumption rulemaking.
The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is pleased to announce Matthew J. McGowan of Texas A&M University School of Law as the winner of the 2014 White River Environmental Law Writing Competition! The winning entry, “Locomotives v. Local Motives: The Coming Conflict, Statutory Void, and Legal Uncertainties Riding with Reactivated Rails-to-Trails,” will appear in our March issue. Congratulations, Matthew!
The fifth annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List is now live. The Top 10 2015 list aims to highlight the top environmental controversies and issues likely to emerge in 2015. Please enlighten yourself on topics including climate disruption, carbon emissions, regulating pollution discharges into wetlands, and managing wolves, oil reserves, and other natural resources.
This week’s EcoPerspectives, Zero Trash: Using the Clean Water Act to Control Marine Debris in California by Megan M. Herzog, discusses the growing environmental concern caused by the trash we produce. The EcoPerspectives Blog is updated biweekly every Monday. Please enjoy!
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