2012-2013 Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

Washington, DC Conference


Pictures from the conference are available here.

WHEN: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm, March 22, 2013

WHERE: Russell Senate Office Building Room 385 (SR-385), Capitol Hill, Washington, DC


Featured Articles:

Critical Habitat and the Challenge of Regulating Small Harms

  • Dave Owen, Associate Professor of Law, University of Maine School of Law

You can find a copy of Professor Owen's PowerPoint presentation available here.

The Limits of Liability in Promoting Safe Geologic Sequestration of CO2

  • David E. Adelman, Harry Reasoner Regents Chair in Law, The University of Texas School of Law
  • Ian J. Duncan, Associate Director and Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Commenters:
    • Priya Aiyar, Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Nuclear Programs, Department of Energy
    • Scott Anderson (co-commenter), Senior Policy Advisor, Environmental Defense Fund and Fred Eames (co-commenter), Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP
    • Ray Ludwiszewski (co-commenter), Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Karyn Marsh (co-commenter), Staff Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    • John Pendergrass, Director, Center for State, Local, and Regional Environmental Programs, Environmental Law Institute
    Play audio Listen to the audio recording of Panel 2

You can find a copy of Fred Eames's PowerPoint presentation available here.

A Federal Act to Promote Integrated Water Management: Is the CZMA a Useful Model?

  • Barton H. "Buzz" Thompson, Jr. (via video conference), Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law, Stanford Law School and Perry L. McCarty Director, Woods Institute for the Environment
  • Commenters:
    • Brad Campbell, Former Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection; Founder, Bradley M. Campbell LLC
    • Michael Connor, Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, Department of Interior
    • Adam Schempp, Director, Western Water Program, Environmental Law Institute
    Play audio Listen to the full audio recording of Panel 3.


Vanderbilt University Law School Conference

WHEN: February 18, 2013, 12:00 pm CST

WHERE: Flynn Auditorium, Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN

Featured Article:

The Problem of Environmental Monitoring

    • Eric Biber, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
    • Commenters:
      • Anne Davis, Managing Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center
      • Shari Meghreblian, Deputy Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
      • Kevin Warkentin, Corporate Environmental Director, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation


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