Nov 14 Tue

Infrastructure Projects: Permitting, Implementation, and Impacts

08:00AM - 10:00PM Washington College of Law NT01

On behalf of American University’s Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief, and in association with Washington College of Law’s Environmental Law Society and Animal Law Society, we would like to formally invite you to our upcoming Symposium entitled, Infrastructure Projects: Permitting, Implementation, and Impacts.

The Symposium will consist of two panels. The first panel will provide students, professors, alumni, and practitioners with information and clarity regarding Executive Order 13807, entitled “Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects,” issued on August 15, 2017 by President Donald J. Trump. It will also give an overview of the Federal permitting process and the implementation of infrastructure projects.

The second panel will focus on the environmental impacts that infrastructure projects have on water, wildlife, communities, and public lands.

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM: Breakfast/Greetings

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM: Panel One

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM: Coffee Break

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM: Panel Two

12:30 PM-1:00 PM: Lunch/Closing Remarks

PANEL 1: An Overview of Infrastructure Permitting and Implementation

Moderated by Professor Jeffrey LubbersAngie Colamaria—Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Permitting LeadTed Boling—Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), Associate Director for the National Environmental Policy Act

PANEL 2: The Environmental Implications of Infrastructure Projects on Water, People, Wildlife, and Public Lands

Moderated by Professor Amanda LeiterBob Irvin—American Rivers, PresidentDr. Sacoby Wilson—Maryland Institute Applied Environmental Health, Associate ProfessorGary Frazer—U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Assistant DirectorGregory Smith—United States Forest Service, Lands and Reality Management, Director

Registration is free but required. Please go to

3 CLE Credits will be applied upon request – registration for credits is $165

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