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Week of March 26, 2012

2012 Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium

This Friday, on March 30, 2012, ELS will be co-hosting the 2012 Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium entitled, A Discussion on the Future of Energy Law and Beyond. Panelist include environmental specialist from business and industry, professors of law, and non-profit conservation organizations. A variety of academic and professional experts will discuss hot-button topics in energy law and policy including the future of coal in Illinois, alternative energy sources in the Great Lakes, and the use of Canadian oil sands in the Midwest.

The speaker list and agenda are available at: http://www.kentlaw.edu/student_orgs/els/symposium.html.

Questions? E-mail greatlakessymposium@gmail.com.


The CBA-YLS Adopt-a-Beach Event

The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Environmental Law Committee is joining Alliance for the Great Lakes for an Adopt-a-Beach Event to be held on May 24, 2012 from 5:30p to 7:30p.  They will be conducting litter removal and monitoring and will also be completing a beach health assessment form that includes science-based observation and testing at the North Avenue Beach located on the east side of Lake Shore Drive.  ELS members are invited to help volunteer. Afterwards, Barefoot Wine and Bubbly will be providing free wine tasting to the volunteers at Castaways on North Avenue Beach.

ELS members can sign up to participate in the event at greatlakesadopt.org.  Enter "North Avenue Beach" into the query, select 5/24/2012, and click on "Register for this Event." 

For more information, check out:
1.  http://www.greatlakes.org/adoptabeach
2.  http://adoptabeach-allianceforthegreatlakes.blogspot.com/


Follow JEEL on Twitter

The journal for environmental and energy law now has twitter! Stay up-to-date on environmental issues by following JEEL at: twitter.com/ckjeel.


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