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Environmental Law/Toxic Torts



 

Craig R. Isenberg

Chair   

Andrea M. Price

Chair

                                        


Upcoming Events:

EPA Clean Power Plan Update and Impacts CLE

The presentation will describe the legal issues involved in the litigation over the Clean Power Plan and how these resolution of these issues may affect the relationship between federal and state governments.  It will also describe the status of the litigation following the September 27 oral argument and summarize how the fate of the rules can affect everyone who uses electricity.  

Speakers:
Monica Gibson, Liskow & Lewis

Date:
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Time:
Noon - 1 p.m.

Location:
New Orleans Bar Association
650 Poydras Strett, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

CLE:
1 hour of CLE credit

Cost:
NOBA Member Discount - $35 (includes lunch)
Non Member Price - $55 (includes lunch)

Registration:

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Morgan Ellis.
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows. 


Recent Events:

On June 19, 2015, Stephen Miles, Barrasso Usdin, discussed Practical and Legal Issues for Environmental Coverage Disputes.

On February 26, 2015, Clinical Instuctor Corinne Van Dalen, who teaches at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, talked about the work of the clinic.

On September 24, 2014, John Baay, Gieger Laborde, and William Barousse, Gieger Laborde discussed "Legal Causation in Louisiana Toxic Tort Cases." 

On June 10, 2014, Angela Harris, a Ph.D, board-certified toxicologist led a discussion on “How Chemicals Cause Cancer – Basic Science and Biomarker Discovery.”

 


The Environmental Law/Toxic Torts Committee was formed in 2014. For those interested in joining please contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or email Alex Garon. For questions about the committee please email Craig Isenberg.