Vermont Law School,Vermont Law School will release its second annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List at 9 am on Monday, December 12, 2011, to spotlight the nation’s most critical environmental law and policy issues of 2011 and how they may play out in 2012.The report, which is produced by the top-ranked U.S. environmental law school, will be available at http://watchlist.vermontlaw.edu/(link is external)The Watch List is written by VLS’s Environmental Law Center faculty and Vermont Journal of Environmental Law students, who provide common-sense insight into current and upcoming judicial, regulatory, legislative and other issues. The report’s goal is promote public understanding of environmental issues that affect our everyday lives and the natural world.Vermont Law School, 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. For more information, visit www.vermontlaw.edu(link is external).