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Environmental Law Section eNews

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The Environmental Law Section is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field of Environmental Law, to be presented at the annual Yosemite conference in October. Read more
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The Section’s Executive Committee was hard at work recently planning the 29th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite®, which will take place on October 15-18, 2020, at the Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp, California. Read more
The Environmental Law Section was well-represented at the California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting in Monterey on October 10-12. The Section presented four panels: “Holding the Line In the Face of Federal Rollbacks and Environmental Law;” “California and the International Environmental Legal Framework for Mitigating Climate Change” (co-sponsored with the International Law Section); “Stormwater Citizen Suit Liabilities in The Information Age;” and “Los Angeles River Stormwater Use and River Restoration: Competing or Compatible Visions?” Read more
The 28th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® was another tremendous success! Over 650 participants enjoyed excellent speakers and panel presentations on a wide array of California environmental topics, fun and challenging outdoor activities in beautiful weather in Yosemite National Park, and many opportunities to network with friends old and new. Read more
The 28th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is just days away! We look forward to seeing many of you on October 17-20, 2019, at the Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp, California, minutes from Yosemite National Park. We have planned an outstanding array of panel discussions and morning plenary speakers, including Kori Carew (Friday), Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law (Saturday), and Jared Blumenfeld, California Secretary for Environmental Protection, and Wade Crowfoot, California Secretary for Natural Resources (Sunday). We will have a lunchtime Q&A session with Senator Scott Wiener on Friday, and our Saturday dinner speaker will be Mustafa Santiago Ali of the National Wildlife Federation. Read more
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Did you miss the 2018 Yosemite conference or an important panel presentation because it conflicted with another can’t-miss presentation? You’re in luck. All Yosemite panels are available on the Section’s website. Download and receive MCLE credit today! Read more
The California Lawyers Association’s Eco-pledge program encourages California lawyers to pledge to reduce the ecological footprint of office activities. The legal profession uses enormous amounts of paper, energy, water, and other natural resources, and generates a vast stream of waste products. Read more

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