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2013-2014 Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

Washington, DC Conference

Agenda

WHEN: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, April 4, 2014

WHERE: Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

 

Featured Articles:

Our Place in the World: A New Relationship for Environmental Ethics and Law

  • Jedediah Purdy, Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law, Duke Law School
  • Commenters:
    • E. Donald Elliott, Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP
    • Kathleen Rogers, President, Earth Day Network
    • Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director of International Program, Natural Resources Defense Council 
    • W. David Bridgers (co-commenter), Member, Neal & Harwell, PLC and Chanelle A. Johnson (co-commenter), Associate Neal & Harwell, PLC 
      Play audio Listen to the audio recording of the Introduction and Panel 1

Rulemaking vs. Democracy: Judging and Nudging Public Participation that Counts

  • Cynthia Farina, William G. McRoberts Research Professor in Administration of Law, Cornell Law School
  • Mary J. Newhart, Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
  • Josiah Heidt, Affiliated Researcher, Cornell eRulemaking Initiative
  • Commenters:
    • Avi Garbow, General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • Michael Halpern, Program Manager, Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists
    • Michael Walls, Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs American Chemistry Council
      Play audio Listen to the audio recording of Panel 2


Enhancing Public Access to Online Rulemaking Information

  • Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Commenters:
    • Andrea Field, Managing Partner DC Office, Hunton & Williams LLP
    • Katherine McFate, President & CEO, Center for Effective Government 
    • Manisha Patel, Deputy General Counsel, White House Council on Environmental Quality
      Play audio Listen to the audio recording of Panel 3

 

Vanderbilt University Law School Conference Speakers

    • W. David Bridgers , Member, Neal & Harwell, PLC and Chanelle A. Johnson, Associate Neal & Harwell, PLC 
    • Avi Garbow, General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
    • Raymond Ludwiszewski, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Environment and Natural Resources Group 
    • Robert Martineau, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
    • Cyril Stewart, President, Cyril Stewart, LLC

 

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