Organized by the Albany Law Review
Co-sponsored by the Government Law Center
Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom
Watch the event via live webstream starting at 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 24.
Welcome by Michael White '14, Executive Editor for Symposium
Opening remarks and introductions by President & Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews
Panel discussion: Four hydraulic fracturing experts will discuss climate impacts, land use and real estate issues, and economic impacts associated with natural gas drilling.
Sorell E. Negro, Associate, Robinson & Cole
Karen Moreau '85, Executive Director, New York State Petroleum Council
Elisabeth Radow, Chair, Committee on Energy, Agriculture and the Environment of the League of Women Voters of New York
Moderator: Tom Wilber, author, Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale
Debate: The legal and policy implications of Norse Energy Corp., USA v. Town of Dryden, the Third Department's decision upholding municipal bans on natural gas drilling, and the future of natural gas extraction in New York.
Thomas West '77, Managing Partner, The West Firm, and Counsel, Norse Energy Corporation USA
Deborah Goldberg, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice, and Counsel, Town of Dryden
Moderator: Susan Arbetter, Host, The Capitol Pressroom
Reception and book signing with author Tom Wilber
This program has been approved for three credit hours of Professional Practice in New York State. Registration isrequired. Complete the downloadable form and fax it to 518-445-2303
Click here for the CLE informational materials
Presentation by Tom West