Former White House ‘energy czar’ to give keynote at UF Law’s PIEC celebrating 40 years of water law

Date: Feb. 23 – 25, 2012

Location: University of Florida Levin College of Law and Sweetwater Branch Inn, 625 E. University Ave., Gainesville, Fla. 32601

Event Overview: The University of Florida Levin College of Law will welcome UF Law alumna and former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy Carol Browner (JD 79) as keynote speaker for the 18th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference.

“Fishable? Swimmable? 40 Years of Water Law in Florida and the United States,” will be held Feb. 23-25 at UF Law and will celebrate the 40th anniversary of two of the most significant laws guiding water policy in Florida – the federal Clean Water Act and the influential Florida Water Resources Act. The conference is sponsored by UF Law’s Environmental and Land Use Law Program.

The conference registration fee will be waived members of the media who wish to attend.

Browner will be giving the keynote address Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. Due to space limitations, please contact Matt Walker if you plan on attending this portion of the conference. For the full conference schedule, visit http://www.law.ufl.edu/piec/pdf/PIEC-Agenda-2012.pdf.

For further information:
Matt Walker, UF Law Communications
352-273-0650 or mlwalker@law.ufl.edu

Published: February 22nd, 2012

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