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Natural Resources Section Meeting

On Tuesday, July 20, 2010, the Natural Resources Section (NRS) will hold its monthly brown bag lunch meeting from noon to 1pm at the HSBA conference room (located on the 10th floor of Alakea Corporate Tower, 1100 Alakea Street).

NRS will host guest speaker Robin Kundis Craig, Attorneys’ Title Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Environmental Programs at the Florida State College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida. She will discuss: "Ocean Sustainability, Climate Change, Marine Protected Areas, and the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument."

Professor Craig specializes in all things water, including the Clean Water Act, water law and the public trust doctrine, water resources and climate change, coastal water pollution, the intersection of water issues and land issues, and marine biodiversity and marine protected areas. She is the author of The Clean Water Act and the Constitution (ELI: 2nd Ed. 2009) and Environmental Law in Context (Thomson/West: 2nd Ed. 2008), plus over 50 law review articles and book chapters. In addition, she has served on three successive National Research Council Committees on the Clean Water Act and the Mississippi River, which culminated in the October 2007 release of Mississippi River Water Quality and the Clean Water Act: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities and the November 2008 release of Nutrient Control Actions for Improving Water Quality in the Mississippi River Basin and Northern Gulf of Mexico; work on the third Committee will continue through 2010.

Professor Craig also serves as Chair of the American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources’ Marine Resources Committee, as Vice Chair of its Constitutional Environmental Law Committee, and as Supreme Court News Editor for the ABA Administrative Law Section’s Administrative & Regulatory Law News. At Florida State, she teaches Environmental Law, Water Law, Florida Water Law, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Property, International Biodiversity Law, and seminars on the Environmental Intersection of Land and Sea and the Clean Water Act, Toxic Torts, and the Clean Water Act, plus the Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate Seminar.

Tue Jul 20, 2010
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (map)