Thursday, March 28, 2013

TODAY - U Idaho Law Fracking Symposium - Watch LIVE!

Today, Friday, March 29, the University of Idaho College of Law is hosting a symposium on hydraulic fracturing.  You can watch it live here.  The schedule of events and speaker bios is here and below.  All times Mountain.

Introductions and Welcome (8:30 – 8:45)

Science and Technology of Hydraulic Fracturing (8:45-9:45)
Moderator: Anastasia Telesetsky (Idaho)
John Imse (NORWEST)
Virginia Gillerman (Idaho Geological Survey)

Break (9:45-10:00)

Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing’s Environmental Effects (10:00 – 12:35)
Water. (10:00 – 11:00)
Moderator: Barbara Cosens (Idaho)
Joseph Dellapenna (Villanova)
Robin Kundis Craig (Utah)

Air & Land. (11:00 – 12:20)
Moderator: Jerrold Long (Idaho)
Jim Wedeking (Sidley Austin LLP)
Carlos Romo (Baker Botts LLP)
Elizabeth Burleson (Pace)

Morning Wrap-Up Panel Discussion (12:20 – 12:35)

Lunch Break (12:35-1:50)

State & Local Government Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing (1:50 – 2:50)
Moderator: Stephen R. Miller (Idaho)
Uma Outka (Kansas)
Michael Christian (Marcus Christian Hardee & Davies LLP)

Two Hydraulic Fracturing Hot Topics: Trespass & Trade Secrets (2:50 – 3:50)
Moderator: TBA
Chris Kulander (Texas Tech)
Keith Hall (Louisiana State)

Break (3:50 – 4:00)

Does Hydraulic Fracturing Have a Role in a Clean Energy Future? (4:00 – 5:00)
Moderator: Dale D. Goble (Idaho)
Joshua Fershee (West Virginia)
Patrick Parenteau (Vermont)

Concluding remarks (5:00 – 5:15)

Reception (5:15 – 6:15)

I've been working with the students on this event for a year, and am really looking forward to it.  Hope you can join us online!

Stephen R. Miller

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