Professional Meetings

December 14, 2012

State and Regional Regulatory Trends in Hydraulic Fracturing

This Environmental Law Institute program is the third in a 5-part series, Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions, that offers an in-depth examination of the environmental law and policy issues facing companies, governments, activist groups, and citizens who are concerned about this critical area of our nation’s energy infrastructure. Available via telephone seminar or audio webcast. (You do not have to participate in the entire series to benefit from the information provided in each individual program.)

December 11, 2012

E.U. Environmental Law and Policy Developments: The Business View from Brussels

Join the panelists from the Environmental Law Institute and the Kingdom of Belgium for an afternoon of sessions on EU product regulations and climate change policy, followed by a smorgasbord of Belgian cuisine at no charge!

December 5, 2012

Point Sources and Pollutants: Using the Clean Water Act to Regulate Offshore Aquaculture Discharges

Aquaculture is an increasingly important component of the world food supply, but it causes a variety of environmental impacts. This webinar brings together experts from the Environmental Law Institute, EPA, and academia to explore questions related to the application of the Clean Water Act to offshore aquaculture.

November 13, 2012

Post-Election Law and Policy Directions for Shale Drilling

Beginning Nov. 13, ALI-CLE and the Environmental Law Institute offer a five-part series — via telephone or audio webcast — on shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing that offers an in-depth examination of the environmental law and policy issues facing companies, governments, activist groups, and citizens who are concerned about this critical area of our nation's energy infrastructure.

November 9, 2012

Securing Water Supplies for the Future: Risks, Challenges & Opportunities

This one-day event in Fort Worth, TX, hosted by the Texas Wesleyan Journal of Real Property Law, will focus on legal and policy issues related to local, regional, and national water scarcity challenges.

November 2, 2012

12th Annual Great Lakes Water Conference

New international, national and state laws impacting Great Lakes water quality and quantity will be the subjects of this event, sponsored by the University of Toledo College of Law and its affiliated Legal Institute of the Great Lakes. The keynote speaker is SEJ member Tom Henry, award-winning environmental writer for the Toledo Blade. The conference is free to the public.

November 8, 2012

Sustainable Cities: Harnessing Urbanization to Achieve Social and Environmental Goals

NYC Deputy Mayor Holloway and other expert panelists will speak at Environmental Law Institute's Sustainable Cities Forum in Washington, DC. The event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend, but you must RSVP by November 1, 2012.

September 25, 2012

Supreme Court Review & Preview

This panel, convened by the Environmental Law Institute, will discuss the potential significance for environmental lawyers of the Court's decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Court's ruling and likely rulings in a series of Clean Water Act cases decided last term and to be argued this term, and several other environmental cases pending before the Court. Attend in Cambridge, MA or via webcast.

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September 20, 2012

Wind and Waves: The Future of Ocean Energy

How can offshore renewable energy projects be sited to avoid impacts to sensitive marine life? Can the promise be delivered, and if so, when? Panelists help develop answers based on their real-world experience as regulators, developers, and stake-holders for PG&E's WaveConnect project and the first U.S. offshore wind project, Cape Wind.

September 14, 2012

Agriculture and Environmental Protection: The 2012 Farm Bill and Beyond

This national teleconference will address a range of environmental and natural resource issues related to the new Farm Bill. Topics will include: potential changes to working lands and land retirement conservation programs; the scope of compliance requirements under "sodbuster," "swampbuster," and other programs; organic food production incentives; and what the new legislation may mean for concentrated animal feeding operations.



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