Challenges in the 21st Century - Environmental challenges in the 21st Century for mining and power projects

Environmental challenges in the 21st century for mining and power projects
 
Environmental issues are front and centre in any conversation about power and mining projects. This panel will present a spirited discussion among representatives from the private and public sectors, including the US federal government and the environmental community, about the environmental challenges ahead for these large projects. The panellists will discuss such challenges from their unique vantage points, including potential impacts related to climate change, water resources and endangered species, creative mitigation strategies, and litigation trends.
 
Moderator
Michelle OuelletteBest Best & Krieger, Riverside, California; Deputy Chair, IBA Environment, Health and Safety Law Committee
 
Speakers
Michael GerrardColumbia Law School, New York 
David HillGeneral Counsel, NRG Power, Princeton, New Jersey
Stacey MitchellEnvironmental Protection Agency, Deputy General Counsel, Washington DC
Vickie Patton General Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund, Boulder, Colorado