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.
Michelle Ouellette Best Best & Krieger, Riverside, California; Deputy Chair, IBA Environment, Health and Safety Law Committee
Michael Gerrard Columbia Law School, New York
David Hill General Counsel, NRG Power, Princeton, New Jersey
Stacey Mitchell Environmental Protection Agency, Deputy General Counsel, Washington DC
Vickie Patton General Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund, Boulder, Colorado