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AUWCL Receives Top Ranking in Environmental Law

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AUWCL and SPA Host Conference on EPA and the Future of Environmental Protection

AUWCL and SPA Host Conference on EPA and the Future of Environmental Protection

On April 23-24, 2019, American University Washington College of Law's Program on Environmental and Energy Law and the School of Public Affairs' Center for Environmental Policy hosted EPA and the Future of Environmental Protection.

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Fourth Annual Animal Law Symposium Presents: The Global Plastics Crisis: Legal Solutions and the Path Forward

Fourth Annual Animal Law Symposium Presents: The Global Plastics Crisis: Legal Solutions and the Path Forward

Friday, March 29, 2019, 2PM - 5:30PM | Room Y116 | Reception to Follow: 5:30 PM - 7 PM

The symposium discusses the regulation of plastics at the federal, local, and international level; how trash and marine debris are related and impact oceans and lands; and how legal solutions can mitigate the effects of plastic pollution on the environment. It also discusses solutions as well as initiatives taken by private and non-profit sectors to influence legislation and replace single-use plastic with reusable and biodegradable alternatives.

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Watch the Latest Hot Air Show from Tenley Campus: Energy and Climate in 2019

Watch the Latest Hot Air Show from Tenley Campus: Energy and Climate in 2019

The latest Hot Air Show brings a distinguished panel of experts to share views on what 2019 is bringing us in the land of energy and climate.

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Environmental Justice in the 21st Century

Environmental Justice in the 21st Century

In collaboration between Environmental Justice Institute, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and the Program on Environmental and Energy Law at American University Washington College of Law, the event featured discussion led by the co-authors of the 1987 UCC Report Charles Lee and Vernice Miller-Travis, as well as leading professors Ezra Rosser and William Snape. They explored the progress made, and the current and future challenges facing environmental justice communities.

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