Symposium

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM:
REFLECTING ON 20 YEARS OF DOMESTIC AND
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLICY

April 4, 2014
9:00 AM–3:30 PM

Duke University School of Law, Room 3041
210 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Free Breakfast (8:30 AM) & Lunch (Burdman Lounge, Rm 3000 12:10 PM) from Saladelia

Introduction (9:00AM)

Panel I: 20 Years of Regulation and Policy under EO 12,898 (9:20 AM)

  • Laura McKelvey – Group leader of Community and Tribal Programs, EPA
  • Charles Lee – Deputy Associate Assistant Administrator of Environmental Justice, EPA

International Perspective: Nathalie Cely Suárez, Ambassador of Ecuador to the US (11:00 AM)

Keynote: Charles Lee (1:20 PM)
Evolving Visions of Environmental Justice: An EJ Pioneer’s Reflection on EO 12,898 after 20 Years

Panel II: Environmental Justice in Practice (2:00 PM)

  • Dr. Beverly Wright – Exec. Director, Deep South Ctr. for Environ. Justice, Dillard University
  • Danielle Purifoy – PhD Student, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
  • Annette Hiatt – Senior Staff Attorney, Land Loss Prevention Project

Closing Remarks (3:20 PM)