YubaNet.com
Thursday, January 29 2015

            We Deliver News to the Sierra
News Fire News spacer Latest News spacer Regional News spacer California News spacer USA News spacer World News spacer Op-Ed spacer Enviro News spacer Sci Tech News spacer Life spacer Odd News spacer Cartoons spacer
Features The Calendar features features Weather features Sierra NightSky features features features Road Conditions features Home spacer
US
 

Nation's Premier Environmental Law School Unveils Top 10 Environmental Watch List for 2012

Unprecedented attacks on the EPA; Obama administration's mixed messages on environmental issues

    Google+    

By: Vermont Law School

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT, Dec. 12, 2011 - Vermont Law School today 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.

The Watch List is available at http://watchlist.vermontlaw.edu/

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.

"This year's Watch List is especially important given the continuing fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan," Dean Jeff Shields said. "We also saw unprecedented attacks on the EPA as well as the Obama administration's mixed messages on environmental issues, which have been confusing to the public, conservationists and industry alike. Our Watch List helps to clarify these issues and others that are so critical in the coming election year."

 

Help us bring you more news. Be a real reader: Support YubaNet

By submitting a comment you consent to our rules. You must use your real first and last name, not a nickname or alias. A comment here is just like a letter to the editor or a post on Facebook. Thank you.

 

Latest Headlines

US

Opening Statement of Attorney General-Designate Loretta E. Lynch at U.S. Senate Confirmation Hearing

Koch Caucus Now the First Stop on Road to the White House

One in Five Children Receive Food Stamps, Census Bureau Reports

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Urges Governor to Ignore Federal Marriage Equality Ruling

Southern Environmental Law Center Calls for Protection of Southeast Coasts from Offshore Drilling

Top violators among fracking companies range from Chesapeake and Cabot to smaller firms

Ruptured Yellowstone Oil Pipeline Was Built With Faulty Welding in 1950s

Conservation Groups, Native Organizations Celebrate Wilderness Recommendation for the Arctic Refuge

Eight Ways Oklahoma Lawmakers are Attacking LGBT People and Their Families


More

 

 

 

 

NEWS . Fire News . Latest . Regional . California . USA . World . Op-Ed . Enviro . Sci/Tech . Life . Odd News . Cartoons
FEATURES . The Calendar .Weather . Sierra NightSky. Road Conditions
YubaNet.com . Advertising. About Us . Support YubaNet . Contact Us . Terms of Use . Privacy

YubaNet.com © 1999-2015
Nevada City, California (530) 478-9600