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UF Law Public Interest Environmental Conference to look at Florida’s energy future

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Levin College of Law will host the 17th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference at the law school on Feb. 24 – 26. This year’s conference – “It’s Not Easy Being Green: Our Energy Future” – will focus on renewable and non-renewable sources of energy; how that energy is […]

National experts to discuss issues affecting Florida’s coast at 10th annual Nelson Symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s 10th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium will feature a prestigious line-up of state and national experts speaking on a range of important issues and legal developments currently affecting Florida’s coast. The symposium – “Going Coastal: 21st Century Challenges to Our Fragile Coast” – will […]

UF environmental conference will illuminate solutions for a sustainable Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you value clean water, fresh air and green spaces, make plans to attend the University of Florida Levin College of Law 15th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference (PIEC) Feb. 26-28. The conference, being held at Holland Hall on the UF College of Law campus, invites land use and environmental attorneys, government […]

UF offers nation’s first master’s degree in environmental and land use law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a world grappling with critical shortages of water, increasing developmental pressures and the unknown but real threats of climate change, environmental and land use law policies and applications are changing almost as fast as the weather. To prepare a new generation of environmental lawyers to meet these challenges, the University of […]

Small-Town Teacher Turned Environmental Crusader to Headline UF Environmental Law Conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. —A small-town schoolteacher who became an environmental crusader – and took on one of the world’s largest oil companies – will tell her story to University of Florida students, faculty and others this month. Margie Eugene Richard, who won the 2004 Goldman Prize for Environmental Justice for her fight against the Shell Chemicals […]