Monday, December 13, 2010

ELI to Host Enviro Justice Legal Priorities Forum

The Environmental Law Institute will how a forum on January 12, 2011, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to discuss the ways and extent to which EPA's environmental justice initiatives are likely to impact EPA regulatory and permitting activities, and the questions that these initiatives have raised from various stakeholders in the legal and policy community. EPA has made Expanding the Conversation on Environmentalism and Working for Environmental Justice a top priority.

Panelists will include:

Barry Hill, Visiting Scholar, Environmental Law Institute (moderator)

Sue Briggum of Waste Management (member of National Environmental Justice Advisory Council)

Lisa Garcia, EPA's Associate Assistant Administrator for Environmental Justice

Vernice Miller-Travis of the Maryland State Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities (member of National Environmental Justice Advisory Council).


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