Pace Law School to Hold Earth Day Lecture Series, April 11-13

Factory farming and acid rain will be among the environmental problems to be examined in a lecture series presented by Pace Law School’s Environmental Law Society, April 11-13, on the School’s campus in White Plains, N.Y. The roster of prominent speakers includes: Professor Robert Kennedy Jr., who co-directs the School’s Environmental Litigation Clinic; and John Cahill of the New York State Commission for Environmental Conservation. The series is free and open to public. For more information, call Erika Dedrich at (914) 422-4136.

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Factory farming and acid rain will be among the environmental problems to be examined in a lecture series presented by Pace Law School’s Environmental Law Society, April 11-13, on the School’s campus in White Plains, N.Y. The roster of prominent speakers includes: Professor Robert Kennedy Jr., who co-directs the School’s Environmental Litigation Clinic; and John Cahill of the New York State Commission for Environmental Conservation. The series is free and open to public. For more information, call Erika Dedrich at (914) 422-4136.

The lecture series celebrates the 30th anniversary of Earth Day, a seminal event in the environmental movement. Some 20 million people across the country participated in the first Earth Day held in 1970. Its success is often credited with the establishment of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage by Congress of such landmark legislation as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

SCHEDULE:

THE INTERNATIONAL CONCERN OF FORESTS
Tuesday, April 11, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tudor Room, Preston Hall
Speaker: Elisabeth Barsk-Rundquist, United Nations Office of the Secretary of Forests

FACTORY FARMING: POLLUTION FROM HOG LOTS
Wednesday, April 12, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Room 404, Preston Hall
Speaker: Professor Robert F. Kennedy Jr., co-director of the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic

SYMPOSIUM: SOLVING THE ACID RAIN DILEMMA
Thursday, April 13, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Moot Court Room, Gerber Glass Building
Keynote Speaker: Hon. John Cahill, New York Commissioner for Environmental Conservation
Moderator: Professor Nicholas Robinson, Pace Law School
Panelists: Professor David Sive, Pace Law School, and Dr. Kathleen Weathers, Institute for Ecosystem Studies

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