Monthly Archives: March 2013

Goho Quoted in News Stories About Dryden Fracking Ordinance Litigation

Clinical Instructor Shaun Goho was quoted in several news stories in recent days regarding a case challenging a local ordinance that bans hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) within the town’s borders. The town of Dryden, New York, banned gas drilling through a revision to its zoning code in 2011.   A gas drilling company that owns leases in […]

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Clinic Submits Comments on Draft Safety Culture Policy Statement for Offshore Drilling

The Environmental Law and Policy Clinic submitted comments today on the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s Draft Safety Culture Policy Statement for Offshore Drilling.  In the comments, the Clinic argues that the draft’s focus on process safety is overly narrow, and that the Bureau should “guide organizations to design a safety culture that embeds […]

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Bruce Babbitt to Receive Horizon Award March 14

ELP and the Environmental Law Society present their second annual Horizon Award to former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt at HLS March 14.  The award presentation and lecture will take place Thursday at noon in Milstein West, and the event will be open to the entire community.  Later that afternoon, at 4:30 p.m. Babbitt […]

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