Professional Meetings

May 20, 2014

Methane Leakage from Hydraulic Fracturing: A Science Update (an ELI Professional Practice Seminar)

Join the Environmental Law Institute for an online seminar examining the status of the science and policy on methane leakage from oil and gas wells, pipelines, and processing.

March 25, 2014

Energy Law for Non-Energy Attorneys: The Regulatory Framework of Domestic Energy Production

Join a three-part teleconference series designed to introduce non-energy attorneys to energy law by looking at the legal and regulatory framework and issues in domestic energy production, energy distribution, and energy consumption: The Regulatory Framework of Domestic Energy Production (March 25), Getting Energy to Market (April 8), and Electricity Consumption (April 22). Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and the American Law Institute.

February 27, 2014

Update on Recent U.S. and International Efforts to Combat Illicit Wildlife Trafficking

This Environmental Law Institute panel in Washington, DC (and via teleconference) will bring together governmental, nongovernmental, private sector and academic representatives to discuss recent domestic and international efforts to combat wildlife trafficking, the Executive Order on Wildlife Trafficking, and describe efforts of the Administration to implement the Executive Order.

February 25, 2014

Debrief of the Supreme Court's Oral Argument on EPA's GHG Rulemakings

Join ELI and distinguished panelists, many of whom participated in EPA's GHG case before SCOTUS, to discuss and dissect the previous day’s oral argument and the implications of the potential outcomes for clients and policy moving forward. Takes place at the DC Bar Association in Washington, DC and via teleconference.

February 20, 2014

Resolved: EPA and States Can Regulate Emissions Outside the Facility Fenceline Under Clean Air Act Section 111

Whether U.S. EPA and states can regulate emissions outside the facility fenceline is a critical factor in shaping the regulatory response to climate change using Clean Air Act Section 111. There has been much rhetoric about the ability of states and EPA to create regulatory tools but policy experts and professionals need a more definitive answer. To address this topic two expert teams will argue the resolution, ask questions of the other side, and identify points of agreement and disagreement at the Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC and via teleconference.

February 5, 2014

Key Legal Issues Facing the Administration in 2014: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources

The Environmental Law Institute will host a panel of four expert practitioners with an “inside-baseball” discussion about upcoming policies and regulatory agendas at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Interior, among other regulatory agencies. Attend live in Washington, DC or via teleconference, 12:00-1:30 p.m. RSVP by Jan 31.

March 12, 2014 to March 16, 2014

Environmental History Conference in San Francisco

ASEH's 2014 Environmental History Conference in San Francisco, March 12-16, will include more than 100 sessions, 10 field trips, a digital history workshop, and more.

December 9, 2013 to December 12, 2013

Society for Risk Analysis Meeting in Baltimore, MD

Key policy issues are up for discussion at the SRA's annual meeting in Baltimore, MD. Sessions will include sustainability, Big Data, bioterrorism, nanotechnology, toxics, climate change, food safety and whether regulation kills jobs, among many others.

November 14, 2013

Book Author Pitch Slam in Seattle

Is there a topic you've been covering in depth that is screaming for further, more in-depth exploration? Is there an untold story or piece of environmental science or history that is unique to this region and its people that you've been pondering? Now is the time to bring out your ideas. Come to the first University of Washington Press/SEJ book pitch slam Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 6-8 pm in Seattle.

September 16, 2013

Does The Environment Matter?

The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, in association with the Knight Program in Science and Environmental Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, presents panelists (including 3 SEJ members) from a wide range of media who will discuss the state of environmental journalism, addressing questions about the future of investigative reporting, evolving media and why we should care about the environment. Moderated by National Geographic's Edwin Dobb.

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