2015 Past Clean Water Act Webinars

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Webinar: Legal Challenges to the Clean Water Rule: Which Court? What Questions? What Timeframe?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM

On Thursday, November 19, 2015 the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) hosted a webinar to assist participants in understanding the status of challenges to the Clean Water Rule in the courts and explore what might happen in the coming months. The webinar provided a general overview of pending legal challenges to the Clean Water Rule and the status of those challenges. Much of the presentation focused on the basis for the legal challenges and what the process is likely to be in the courts as the lawsuits move through the justice system. Presenters also discussed various bills and resolutions before Congress, as well as the possibility of a rider being attached to the expected Congressional omnibus spending bill.

Panelists were Roy Gardner, Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, Stetson University College of Law and Kim Diana Connolly, Professor, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Vice Dean for Legal Skills, SUNY Buffalo Law School. Both panelists have extensive experience in Clean Water Act law and policy issues.

A PDF of the PowerPoint presentation is available here. 

       
Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne
Christie, ASWM
Presenter: Kim Diana Connolly,
Professor, Director of Clinical
Legal Education, Vice Dean for
Legal Skills, SUNY Buffalo Law
School
Part 2: Presenter: Roy Gardner,
Professor of Law and Director,
Institute for Biodiversity Law and
Policy, Stetson University College
of Law
           
       
Part 3: Presenters: Roy Gardner,
Professor of Law and Director,
Institute for Biodiversity Law and
Policy, Stetson University College
of Law and Kim Diana Connolly,
Professor, Director of Clinical
Legal Education, Vice Dean for
Legal Skills, SUNY Buffalo Law
School
    Part 4: Questions/Answers

 



Clean Water Rule Webinar: Understanding Legal Challenges and Next Steps for the Clean Water Rule

Wednesday, August 24, 2015

On Monday, August 24, 2015 the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) hosted a webinar on “Understanding Legal Challenges and Next Steps for the Clean Water Rule” with presentations by Roy Gardner, Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy and Kim Diana Connolly, Professor, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Vice Dean for Legal Skills, SUNY Buffalo Law School. It was recorded and the webinar can be viewed below.

A PDF of the PowerPoint presentation is available here.

       
Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne
Christie, ASWM
Presenter: Kim Diana Connolly, Professor,
Director of Clinical Legal Education, Vice
Dean for Legal Skill, SUNY Buffalo Law School
Part 2: Presenter: Roy Gardner, Professor
of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity
Law and Policy
           
              
Part 3: Presenter: Roy Gardner,
Professor of Law and Director, Institute for 
Biodiversity Law and Policy
        Part 4: Presenter: Kim Diana
Connolly, Professor, Director of
Clinical Legal Education, Vice
Dean for Legal Skill, SUNY
Buffalo Law School
           
       
Part 5: Discussion         Part 6: Discussion

 



Clean Water Rule Webinar

Wednesday, June 17, 2015



On Wednesday, June 17 the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) held a webinar “Understanding the Final Clean Water Rule and Changes to CWA Jurisdiction Included in Senate Bill 1140” with presentations by Roy Gardner, Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy and Kim Diana Connolly, Professor, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Vice Dean for Legal Skills, SUNY Buffalo Law School. Topics covered during the webinar included: an overview of changes to CWA jurisdiction under the new rule, a discussion of how the changes reflect the Carabell/Rapanos and SWANCC Supreme Court decisions and an overview of Senate Bill 1140, "The Federal Water Quality Protection Act". It was recorded and the webinar can be viewed below.

A PDF of the PowerPoint presentation is available here.

       
Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne
Christie, ASWM
Presenter: Roy Gardner, Professor
of Law and Director, Institute for
Biodiversity Law and Policy
  Part 2: Presenter: Kim Diana
Connolly, Professor, Director of
Clinical Legal Education, Vice
Dean for Legal Skill, SUNY
Buffalo Law School
     
 
Part 3: Presenter: Roy Gardner,
Professor of Law and Director,
Institute for Biodiversity Law
and Policy
  Part 4: Discussion
     
        
Part 5: Discussion    

 



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