Issue 2 is Now Available!

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.

2014 White River Environmental Law
Writing Competition Winner Chosen

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!

Vermont Law Top 10
Environmental Watch List 2015

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.

EcoPerspectives Blog

This week’s EcoPerspective: Tiny Beads, Big Problem: Vermont Seeks to Ban Microbeads by Olympia Bowker. The EcoPerspectives Blog is updated biweekly every Monday. Please enjoy!


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