12th Northeast Florida Environmental Summit

 
 

Environmental Disasters: Linking Law, Science, & Policy
 
12th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit
Florida Coastal School of Law
&
Jacksonville University
 
November 4, 2010
For video of the presentations, click on the links below.
 
 
Jim Chen, Dean and Professor, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
Disaster and Its Dimensions: Legal responses to distortions of time and space
 
Dr. Gregory V. Button, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee
            Uncertainty in the Wake of Environmental Disasters
Dr. Rick Dunford, Environmental Economics Services
            Potential Economic Effects of Environmental Disasters
 
Alyson Flournoy, Professor of Law & Director of Environmental & Land Use Law Program, University of Florida Levin College of Law
            The BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster: A Case Study in Regulatory Failure
Lindsay Conlon, World Resources Institute
            Worst Case Scenario: Governance Failures Leading up to the Gulf Oil Spill
 
Dr. Stephen Leatherman, Director, Laboratory for Coastal Research
Oil Spills and Hurricanes
 
Sean B. Hecht, Lecturer in Law & Executive Director, Environmental Law Center, UCLA Law
             The Role of Insurance in Climate Change Risk Management and Adaptation
Dr. Walter Rosenbaum, Professor Emeritus & Director Emeritus of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, University of Florida
             Has Flood Insurance Become Development Assurance?: The Federal Role in Mitigating Flood Hazard Risk
 
James R. May, Professor of Law, H. Albert Young Fellow in Constitutional Law, and Professor of Graduate Engineering (Adjunct), Widener University
            Courting Disaster: Constitutional Climate Litigation
Carl R. Nelson, Fowler White Boggs P.A.
            Oil Pollution Act Litigation: Recovery of Purely Economic Losses
 
Richard McNelis, Senior Counsel, Florida Department of Health
            Florida Public Health Emergency Law 
Dr. Christopher M. Teaf, Associate Director, Center for Biomedical & Toxicological Research, Florida State University
            Public Health During a Disaster: Assessing, Prioritizing & Protecting
 
 
 
 
Biographical Information:

Keynote Speakers 

Jim Chen, Dean and Professor, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Dr. Stephen Leatherman, Director, Laboratory for Coastal Research

Click here for panelist biographies.

 

Thanks to our sponsors:
 
City of Jacksonville
 
Environmental & Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar