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Vermont Law School releases “top 10 environmental watch list”

The annual list highlights “critical law and policy issues they believe will escalate in the coming year.” This year, it includes the following articles:

1. Houston, This is Harvey: Hurricanes are Hazardous
2. Fuel Efficiency Standards Trumped?
3. States Filling the Void on Climate Change
4. Pulling the Teeth Out of the Endangered Species Act
5. Nuclear War: The War Our Planet Won’t Survive
6. The President’s Monumental Mistakes
7. Trump’s Wall: Adios to Environmental Law?
8. Energy Infrastructure Siting Authority
9. Solar Trade Tariffs
10. Permitting Natural Gas Pipelines: Must FERC Take Climate Change Into Account?

Check ’em all out at watchlist.vermontlaw.edu.

Students walk across campus at Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vt., on Sept. 27, 2013. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Video of ceremony welcoming Vermont Law School’s new prez, Thomas J.P. McHenry, is online

Thomas J.P. McHenry at his installation ceremony as president and dean of Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vt., on Oct. 13, 2017. (Photo courtesy Vermont Law School)

Grab the popcorn (after all, it is National Popcorn Poppin’ Month, I’m told) and get comfy, because the ceremony — known as an installation ceremony — is an hour and 20 minutes long. Read more about Thomas J.P. McHenry here.