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Law school’s environmental symposium features senior adviser to EPA

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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law’s sixth annual spring environmental symposium on March 1 includes keynote speaker Cameron Davis, a longtime advocate for Great Lakes conservation.

Davis is senior adviser to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative counsel. He’s also the top official advising the EPA on the Great Lakes.

The symposium, which is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., is broken down into five panels of scholars and experts. Panel one examines Great Lakes challenges and emerging legal frameworks; panel two explores the problem of invasive species and the Asian Carp; panel three investigates the emerging threat of shale formation hydraulic fracturing; panel four looks at community connections and human rights; and panel five offers lessons learned from international and comparative models.

Online registration for attorneys who want CLE credit is $100; general admission is $25; and there is no charge for online registration of I.U. McKinney students, faculty and staff. The symposium is in the Wynne Courtroom and Atrium in Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis.

Visit the law school’s website for more information or to register

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