Environmental Law Research Sources

Environmental Law Research Sources


Welcome to ELRS, a collection of free environmental legal research resources, selected in consultation with Vermont Law environmental faculty and students, for use in environmental law research.


Vermont Law School's ELRS links to carefully selected internet resources that inform the practice of environmental Law. ELRS was developed for legal professionals and law students alike. It is continually expanding, linking to both broad and specific websites to fit your research needs.

Click on any of the categories below, that, when selected, link to useful research sources.

If you are seeking information that was previously on a web site but is no longer there, you may find it by using The Wayback Machine or other sources noted in the following LibGuide: ARCHIVED ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION deleted from Federal Government Web Sites.


Agriculture Law  Animal Law 
Careers in Environmental Law  China Environmental Law 
Climate Change  Endangered Species/Wildlife Biodiversity 
Energy  Environmental Dispute Resolution 
Environmental Health  Environmental Justice 
Environmental Law Journals  Environmental Law Organizations 
Environmental Mega-Sites  Environmental News 
Environmental Treaties  Government Sites 
International Environmental Law  Land Use/Land Conservation 
Municipal Codes  Oceans/Marine Law 
Primary Environmental Law Sources  Science Sources 
Tribal Environmental Law  Vermont Law School 
Water Law and Policy 


VLS's Environmental Law Research Sources was developed by Christine Ryan, with substantial assistance from a number of student Research Assistants, most recently Alicia Follrod '19

Suggestions? Email Christine Ryan, Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Librarian.