Three years ago, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)—the legal framework governing the manufacture, use, and distribution of chemicals in the United States—was reformed for the firs
Over the course of two days, GW Law's Sustainable Energy Initiative will host an extraordinary group of speakers who will lead the audience on an exploration of the initiatives in electric tran
Join the newly formed "Energy Connecters" alumni club with their inaugural speaker series. The club will be hosting Dr. Karl Hausker, Senior Fellow, World Resource Institute's (WRI) Climate Program and Candice Castaneda, Counsel, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
Join the Environmental and Energy Law Program and the Environmental Law Institute as they host a debriefing of the Wingspread retreat for the GW Law community.
Join the Environmental and Energy Law Program as they host Professor Randall S. Abate of Monmouth University for a discussion of his forthcoming book with Cambridge University Press, Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources.
Join the Environmental & Energy Law Program, the Marine & Environmental Law Institute at Dalhousie University, and the Environmental Law Institute fo
The fight over what waters are subject to Clean Water Act protections (what are "waters of the U.S." or "navigable waters") has been a long one.
Electrification of the transportation sector offers many promises. But to get there requires navigating multiple parallel paths and crossing many bridges. What’s the way forward?
Join the Environmental and Energy Law Program for a roundtable discussion on the status of climate change policy under the Trump Administration.
Pre-registration required. No walk-ins or day-of registration.
Microgrids are an innovative solution to reduce emissions, improve electricity system reliability and resilience, and tighten grid security.
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A new phase is emerging in the relationship between energy and resource activities and the communities that are affected by them.
Join the Environmental and Energy Law Program for its annual J.B. & Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium on March 10-11, 2016.
Join the GW Law Sustainable Energy Initiative as they co-sponsor and host the EBA's annual Enforcers and Defenders Conference. Networking reception to follow.
Join the United Nations Environment Programme and the George Washington University Sustainability Collaborative for an event that will highlight key achievements of 2015: the United Natio
Please note: This event has been cancelled due to weather.
The 2015 Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium covered the topics of Advanced Monitoring, Remote Sensing, and Data Gathering, Analysis and Disclosure in Compliance and Enforcement.