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Environmental Law Institute presents a seminar: Many Facets of Climate Change in Arizona

Wednesday, December 02 06:00 AM BST to 06:00 AM BST

On February 2, 2005, Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano signed an Executive Order stating that "Arizona and other Western States have particular concerns about the impacts of climate change and climate variability on the environment, including the potential for prolonged drought, severe forest fires, warmer temperatures, increased snowmelt, reduced snow pack and other effects." The Executive Order also recognized that "actions to reduce GHG emissions, including increasing energy efficiency, conserving natural resources and developing renewable energy sources, may have multiple benefits including economic development, job creation, cost savings, and improved air quality." This seminar will discuss the strategies that Arizona residents are using to mitigate or adapt to climate change, touching on topics such as the role of alternative energy production, strategies for minimizing landfills' contribution to climate change, and state environmental agencies role in combating GHG emissions.

MODERATORTom Mounteer, Partner in the Paul Hastings Real Estate department

SPEAKERSGerald DaRosa, Bryan Cave LLPBenjamin Grumbles, Director, Arizona Dept. of Environmental QualityKate Maracas, Abengoa SolarNiki Wuestenberg, Republic Services, Inc.

WHENDecember 1, 2009 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM A reception will be held after the event from 5:00 - 6:30 PM.

WHEREThe Great HallArizona State UniversityTempe, AZ  85287

RSVPPlease RSVP via email to mcmurrin@eli.org by November 27.

For more information, please visit the ELI website.

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