Monthly Archives: September 2016

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ELP Hosts Deepwater Horizon Pre-Release Screening

The Environmental Law Program and Lionsgate Entertainment hosted a pre-release screening of the major motion picture Deepwater Horizon on September 28. Professor Richard Lazarus chaired President Barack Obama‚Äôs Commission on the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. After the screening, Professor Lazarus and Commission attorneys Sambhav Sankar and Saritha Komatireddy discussed the film and their experience […]

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Video: Freeman and Lazarus Weigh in on D.C. Circuit Oral Argument

On September 27, the D.C. Circuit heard oral argument on the Clean Power Plan. Professors Jody Freeman and Richard Lazarus assessed the outcome of the oral argument and shared their take with E&E News On Point. Professor Freeman reported that overall, there is reason for EPA to be cautiously optimistic. Watch their full discussion here.

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ELP Welcomes Students Back to Campus

On Tuesday, September 20, ELP faculty and staff hosted a welcome BBQ for law students interested in environmental and energy law. Professor Jody Freeman provided an overview of the opportunities for students to get involved on campus. Get involved in the Environmental Law Clinic Professor Wendy Jacobs introduced students to the Emmett Environmental Law Clinic’s […]

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Jody Freeman and Carl Pope Win Debate about EPA Authority

Has EPA gone overboard in its regulation? Is the Clean Power Plan an innovative initiative for cutting power plant pollution or does it exceed constitutional limits? These questions animated a debate in which Professor Jody Freeman and former Sierra Club Executive Director Carl Pope squared off against Charles Connell of Rice University and Michael Nasi, […]

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