Volume 16 • Issue 4
Cradle-to-Cradle: The Elimination of Waste Introduction
Keynote Address: Ecological Design
EPA’s Role in Implementing and Maintaining the Oil and Gas Industry’s Environmental Exemptions: A Study in Three Statutes
Externalizing the Costs of Hazardous Waste Production from the United States
A Comparison of E-Waste Extended Producer Responsibility Laws in the European Union and China
Who Certifies The Certifiers?
Trees or Towers?: The Battle Over Northern Pass
Volume 16, Issue 4 of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is now available! We hope you enjoy reading these articles written by some of the forefront environmental minds in the country on topics including proactive ecological design processes, the EPA’s role in implementing and maintaining the oil and gas industry’s environmental exemptions, U.S. methods of externalizing the costs of hazardous waste, a comparison of E-Waste laws in the European Union and China, environmental greenwashing and certification mark law, and whether the Northern Pass project would overburden existing right-of-way easements in New Hampshire.
This week’s EcoPerspective is titled Crushing Ivory for Elephant Conservation, by Brittany Wright, a current 3L from Vermont Law School who is also working towards her Masters in Environmental Law and Policy and Water Law Certificate. The EcoPerspectives Blog is updated biweekly every Monday. Please enjoy!
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.
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!
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