Vermont Law School released its second annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List spotlighting the nation’s most critical environmental law and policy issues of 2011 and how they may play out in 2012.
This year’s report contains 10 essays, plus a special mention essay and three additional issues to watch in 2012. The issues were chosen based on their significance to the environment and public well-being and whether a key development is expected in the coming year.
About Vermont Law School
Vermont Law School (VLS), a private, independent institution, has the top-ranked environmental law program and one of the top-ranked clinical training programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. VLS offers a Juris Doctor curriculum that emphasizes public service, a Master of Environmental Law and Policy degree and two post-JD degrees, the Master of Laws in Environmental Law and the LLM in American Legal Studies (for foreign-trained lawyers). The school features innovative experiential programs and is home to the Environmental Law Center and the South Royalton Legal Clinic.