Great Lakes Water Conference to address new laws impacting water
New international, national and state laws impacting Great Lakes
water quality and quantity will be the subjects of the 12th
annual Great Lakes Water Conference Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at The
University of Toledo College of Law.
The free, public conference titled “New Laws Impacting Water
Quality and Quantity” will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the recently
renovated McQuade Law Center Auditorium.
Three panels of experts will discuss the newly amended Great Lakes
Water Quality Agreement, mercury pollution and water use
legislation spawned by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin
Water Resources Compact. Tom Henry, award-winning environmental
writer for The Blade, will be the keynote speaker.
“The problems facing the Great Lakes are often interdisciplinary in
nature,” said Kenneth Kilbert, UT associate dean for academic
affairs and director of the College of Law’s Legal Institute of
the Great Lakes. “This conference brings together experts from
law, science and policy in an effort to solve such important
The conference is free to the public, and attorneys can earn 4.5
hours of Ohio Continuing Legal Education for $60. The conference
is sponsored by the
College of Law and its
affiliated Legal Institute of the Great Lakes. More information
about the conference is availablehere.
information contact Rachel Phipps, assistant to the dean for
communications in the UT College of Law, at 419.530.2628 or