Laws & Regulations

October 3, 2011

National Press Club Transparency Forum

“Access Denied: Science News and Government Transparency”  On Monday Oct. 3, from 3 to 5 p.m., the National Press Club will host a panel of journalists and invited administration officials to critique what journalists and the government are (or aren’t) doing to live up to the promise to make science more transparent and accessible to the public. Call the National Press Club to reserve: 202-662-7501

Visibility: 
October 24, 2011 to October 26, 2011

SmartGrid Canada 2011

Seize the opportunity to advance smart grid solutions and deliver benefits to Canadians with other Canadian and international industry leaders. Discussions will focus on Canada’s current smart grid development and its direction for the future.

Visibility: 
Region: 
October 4, 2011 to October 7, 2011

Greenbuild NEXT International Conference and Expo

Greenbuild NEXT, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will be the first time the U.S. Green Building Council is hosting Greenbuild outside the United States. The conference and expo will celebrate what's NEXT for green building.

Visibility: 
Region: 
April 13, 2012

DEADLINE: Seventh Annual Constitutional Environmental Law Student Writing Competition (2011-12)

The U.S. Constitution has long been interpreted by the courts and understood by most Americans to support comprehensive environmental protections. However, arguments questioning the constitutional legitimacy of environmental law have continued to gain traction in the federal courts. In response to this trend, ELI, ABA SEER’s Constitutional Environmental Law Committee, and NAELS invite law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. Deadline: April 13, 2012.

Visibility: 

Proposed Rule To Target Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mileage

By Sept. 28, 2011, EPA and the US Dept. of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say they will jointly release proposed standards designed to significantly increase fuel mileage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger cars, light trucks, and medium-duty passenger vehicles in model years 2017-2025.

SEJ Publication Types: 
Visibility: 

"GAO Audit Sparks Battle Over Attorneys' Fees in Environmental Cases"

"Environmental groups and their critics are trading blows over the findings of a recent Government Accountability Office report on environmental litigation costs. In the face of Republican claims that environmentalists game the legal system to win attorneys' fees, GAO experts examined lawsuits filed against U.S. EPA and found 'no discernible trend' over the last 16 years."

Source: Greenwire, 09/09/2011
October 19, 2011

2011 Environmental Law Institute's Annual Miriam Hamilton Keare Policy Forum: Toward a Rational Energy Policy

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and DOE official David Sandalow will be among the speakers at this free ELI forum, held every year in the hours preceding the Institute's annual award dinner (when we will honor U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu with the 2011 ELI Award for Achievement in Environmental Law, Policy, and Management).

Visibility: 
Topics on the Beat: 
September 28, 2011

Supreme Court Review and Preview

The Environmental Law Institute's free annual Associates Seminar, with some of the pre-eminent experts on environmental law and the Court, will examine the docketed cases, changes in the Court, and the implications of recent decisions. Attend in person in Cambridge, MA, or via teleconference. RSVP by September 23rd.

Visibility: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Laws & Regulations