The Environmental and Energy Stakes of the 2012 Elections

On September 11, 2012 the NYC Bar hosted an event called “The Environmental and Energy Stakes of the 2012 Elections”.

From the Event Description:

Often overlooked in the coverage of the 2012 elections, environmental and energy issues could be among those most affected by the elections’ results. Senior environmental litigators and policy experts will discuss: the key environmental issues at stake in the upcoming elections; the impacts of those issues on the presidential race; and the environmental challenges facing the next administration and Congress. 

Moderator: JOHN C. CRUDEN, President, Environmental Law Institute

Speakers: KENNETH BERLIN, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (retired former head of Environmental and Climate Change Practice Group); MICHAEL B. GERRARD, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School; RAYMOND B. LUDWISZEWSKI, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; MARK McINTOSH, former Deputy General Counsel, White House Council on Environmental Quality; Policy Director, Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign

Sponsored by: Committee on Environmental Law, Jeffrey Gracer, Chair; Committee on International Environmental Law, Mary Lyndon, Chair; Energy Law Committee, Clarke Bruno, Chair

In conjunction with: Environmental Law Institute; Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School