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News and Press Releases

The ENRLC and our clients have earned national recognition for the work we've done to protect and preserve the environment and the world's natural resources. From our efforts to restore the Connecticut River to our fight to protect the endangered gray wolf in the Northeast, local and national media outlets have taken interest in what we're doing and are spreading the word through articles, radio interviews, and television coverage.  Selected news links and press releases are provided below.

May 17, 2014 (ABC-AP)
Battle over Genetically Modified Foods in Oregon

May 7, 2014 (NPR)
Vermont's GMO Bill Expected to Face Major Legal Challenges

April 27, 2014 (Burlington Free Press)
How GMO Labeling Came to Pass in Vermont

April 15, 2014 (Politico)
Vermont Puts Lessons from Past in GMO Bill

March 20, 2014 (WAMC)
Vermont Judiciary Committee Hears Legal Ramifications of GMO Labeling Bill

March 19, 2014 (Burlington Free Press-AP)
Vermont Lawmakers Consider Labels on Modified Food

January 17, 2014 (VTDigger)
GMO Labeling Bill Gets Once Over in the Vermont Senate

February 27, 2013 (Seven Days VT)
Who's Trying to Kill the GMO Bill? 

January 30, 2013
VLS Clinic Wins Lengthy Fight over LNG Terminal in Maine

January 29, 2013 (WCAX)
Vermont Groups, Residents Seek Tar Sands Pipeline Input

October 25, 2012
Environmental Clinic Prevails in Natural Gas Pipeline Battle in Puerto Rico

February 18, 2012 (Brattleboro Reformer)
Watershed Group: Yankee Needs to Restart River Process

January 12, 2012
Board Strikes Down Previous Local Approval for Power Plant in Pennsylvania

December 12, 2011
Controversial Pipeline Project in Puerto Rico Threatens Newly Discovered Species, Scientists and Conservation Groups Petition for Emergency Protections

November 30, 2011
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic Weighs In On Nitric Acid Rulemaking

October 26, 2011
Notice of Intent to Sue U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Endangered Species Act Violations over Controversial Natural Gas Pipeline Project in Puerto Rico

October 2, 2011 (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Possible Violations Found at Washington County Coal Refuse Site

September 8, 2011
VT Law School Clinical Students Prompt Enforcement Actions at Largest Coal Refuse Pile East of Mississippi River

April 28, 2011
VT Law School Students Urge Scrutiny of Controversial Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal

April 15, 2011
VT Law School Students Push for Citizen Participation in Environmental Enforcement in Vermont

March 3, 2011
Vermont Judge Vacates Omya's Waste Disposal Permit

February 17, 2011
Petition Filed Asking State to Update Vermont Yankee's Water Permit

January 10, 2011
Vermont Law School Experts Available to Discuss Montana Coal Ruling

April 26, 2010
VLS Clinic Helps Tribal Group Win Victory in Natural Gas Dispute

February 5, 2009
ENRLC Files Suit on Behalf of Environmental Integrity Project and Sierra Club