Environmental Law Clinic

Mark Templeton on What East Chicago Residents Should Do about the Threat of Lead in Water

February 7, 2017

From NWI Times:

The EPA and city officials have often characterized the problem posed by lead pipes as a legacy issue, the result of choices made up to 100 years ago.

The Future of Regulatory Enforcement: Action From Data

Date: 
02.07.2017
Location: 
UChicago Law School, Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

 

Bethel Haile: bhaile@uchicago.edu

 

To ensure clean air and water, enforcing the environmental rules on the books should be a top priority for any administration in Washington. But with shrinking budgets and staff, regulators are forced to find innovation ways to improve compliance of the nation’s environmental laws.

Energy and Environmental Policy in the Trump Administration

Date: 
12.05.2016
Location: 
Saieh Hall, Room 146
Contact info (email or phone): 

epic@uchicago.edu

With Republicans in control of Congress and the White House, most observers are expecting a significant shift in U.S. energy and climate policy in the coming years. President-elect Donald J. Trump has promised a review and rollback of U.S. climate regulations and increased access to fossil fuel resources on public lands. He has also suggested he will renegotiate or withdraw the U.S.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Mark N. Templeton on the Future of Coal Under Trump

The Future of Coal Under Trump
Off The Charts Energy Podcast
November 18, 2016

During the campaign, Trump promised to roll back regulations that reduce carbon emissions in the power sector and put laid-off coal workers back on the job. Can he meet those promises?

During the campaign, Trump promised to roll back regulations that reduce carbon emissions in the power sector and put laid-off coal workers back on the job. Can he meet those promises?

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Abrams Environmental Law Clinic Represents East Chicago, IN, Residents in Cleanup Deal

November 8, 2016

From the NWI Times:

Residents in East Chicago’s Calumet neighborhood have asked a federal judge to give them a say regarding an agreement reached in 2014 for an environmental cleanup of the Superfund site encompassing their homes.

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Law School Students Deliver Environmental Legal Aid

Law School Students Deliver Environmental Legal Aid
Carla Reiter
UChicago News
October 21, 2016

When a rowing team for breast cancer survivors had concerns about pollution along a stretch of the Chicago River where they train, they turned to students at the University of Chicago Law School.

When a rowing team for breast cancer survivors had concerns about pollution along a stretch of the Chicago River where they train, they turned to students at the University of Chicago Law School.  

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Templeton: The Clean Power Plan's Courtroom Battle -- How Much Does It Matter?

The Clean Power Plan's Courtroom Battle -- How Much Does It Matter?
Mark N. Templeton
Forbes
September 30, 2016

The legal battle over the Obama administration’s cornerstone action to confront climate change, the Clean Power Plan, marked another milestone on Tuesday when opponents and supporters alike got their day in court in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Tetyana Rabczak, LLM'16: From Law Student To Commissioner’s Right Hand

Tetyana Rabczak: From Law Student To Commissioner’s Right Hand
EPIC News
September 28, 2016

This month, recent University of Chicago Law School graduate Tetyana Rabczak (LL.M, ’16) started her new job at the Illinois Commerce Commission. And, she credits the University of Chicago in a big way for helping her land it.

This month, recent University of Chicago Law School graduate Tetyana Rabczak (LL.M, ’16) started her new job at the Illinois Commerce Commission. And, she credits the University of Chicago in a big way for helping her land it.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Robert A. Weinstock

Lecturer in Law and the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic Fellow

Robert A. Weinstock is a Lecturer in Law and the Abrams Environmental Law Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, where he assists in clinical instruction and management of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic's diverse and cutting-edge advocacy efforts.

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