Environmental Law Clinic

Mark Templeton on News that IN Superfund Residents Will Receive Water Filters

IDEM to distribute water filters to Superfund residents
Sarah Reese
NWI Times
March 24, 2017

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management will provide water filters for residents of a Superfund site where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently discovered elevated lead levels in drinking water, an IDEM spokesman said Friday.

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Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"

Gillian Thomas, staff attorney at the ACLU Women's Rights Project, will discuss issues in her recently-published book, Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years about Title VII and its effects for women in the workplace.

Student organization presenters: 
If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice
Student organization presenters: 
Labor and Employment Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Public Interest Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Law Women's Caucus

Abrams Environmental Law Clinic Joins in Petition to EPA to Address Drinking Water Contamination in East Chicago

Lawyers Request EPA Intervention For Lead In East Chicago Water
Annie Ropeik and Nick Janzen
WBAA
March 2, 2017

A group of lawyers is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to issue an emergency order about lead contamination in drinking water in East Chicago, Indiana.

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
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