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Environmental Law Fall Forum scheduled in Mobile

By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 02,  2010

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program will host its Environmental Law Fall Forum from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the Radisson Admiral Semmes Hotel on Government Street in Mobile, Ala. Distinguished speakers from across the Southeast will come together to discuss the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s obligations under the Endangered Species Act, takings jurisprudence following the Supreme Court’s Stop the Beach Renourishment decision, common-law climate-change litigation, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Burlington Northern decision, regional water-quantity issues and ethical considerations for attorneys.

The forum will take place the day after the Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium, also in Mobile, focuses on “Science, Industry, Community: Building Bridges to Coastal Health.”

The deadline for registration is Nov. 23, 2010. For registration information, visit http://masglp.olemiss.edu/environmental_law_forum.htm or contact Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program Research Counsel Niki Pace at nlpace@olemiss.edu or 662-915-7775.

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program is the legal outreach arm of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and is located at The University of Mississippi School of Law.

Please reference this trifold for further information.

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