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Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference October 20th-23th 2011
by United Mountain Defense Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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The APIEL conference unites individuals working for environmental justice throughout Appalachia for a weekend of workshops addressing ecological problems, as well as the underlying policies that enable these issues to occur.
Only a little time left until the most important conference in the East!
the Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law conference
University of Tennessee College of Law
October 20th-23th 2011
The Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law (APIEL) conference brings together activists, attorneys, scientists, students and concerned citizens working for environmental justice throughout Appalachia and the surrounding states. The weekend conference will feature a series of panels, workshops and dialogues led by grassroots activists, lawyers and scientists with the goal of exchanging information, sharing skills, and fostering collaboration between the grassroots, the bar, and future lawyers and policy-makers. Workshops will address the region's most pressing ecological problems, as well as the underlying laws, policies and institutional dynamics that have enabled these issues to occur.
Please note that need-based conference registration scholarships can be applied for through your registration form, and they will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis to those who qualify.
Join us as we continue to strengthen and build community for the Eastern United States' forces of public interest environmental law, science and policy. See more at http://www.apiel.org, and please pass it on!
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