Hydrofracking Issues to be Explored at Daylong Event

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Practicing attorneys, planners, academics and scholars will participate in a series of panels for the event "Municipal Law and Planning: A Local Perspective on Hydrofracking" at Albany Law School from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.

The panels will be held in the Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom. Topics will include:

State regulation of high volume hydraulic fracturing

Water withdrawal concerns

Preemption and home rule litigation

Effective land use controls

Municipal ethics

Opportunities for training

The event, presented by the Government Law Center of Albany Law School with the law firm Sive, Paget & Riesel P.C., is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 518-445-2329 or dkoel@albanylaw.edu.