Events

Past Event

New York Environmental Law Year in Review 2020

February 23, 2021
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Zoom

Description:
The program will review significant developments in New York State and New York City environmental law over the past year. In particular, the panelists will cover implementation of New York State's Climate Leadership & Community Protection Act and New York City's Climate Mobilization Act. The panel will also address New York State environmental regulatory and litigation updates.

Moderator:
Margaret Barry, 
Environmental Law Writer, Arnold & Porter, Co-chair, Environmental Law Committee

Speakers:
Thomas S. BerkmanDeputy Commissioner and General Counsel, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Michael B. Gerrard, Professor and Faculty Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School; Senior Counsel, Arnold & Porter
Daphany Rose Sanchez (she/ella)Executive Director, Kinetic Communities Consulting
Philip Weinberg, Professor, Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development, Columbia University
Melissa Iachán, Senior Supervising Counsel, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Sponsoring Committee: 
Environmental Law, Bethany Davis Noll and Margaret Barry,  Co-Chairs

Co-Sponsoring Organization:
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School