Environmental Law Program

ELS Director Travels to the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference

Environmental Law Society Director, Charlie Taylor, had the opportunity to attend the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) at the University of Oregon School of Law from February 25-28, 2010 in Eugene, Oregon, thanks to an ELP Travel Grant.  The PIELC is an annual gathering of environmental law students, activists, and practitioners from all over the country.  Participants presented panel discussions on a diverse range of environmental topics throughout the week, and Charlie had a great time. Topics included mountain-top removal in Appalachia, marine spatial planning and the Obama Administration’s Ocean Policy Task Force, direct-action environmental strategies, and tips on how to start your own private practice in environmental law.  Charlie’s only criticism?: “There were too many great panels and no way to attend them all!”