Patricia Mulroy, general manager of the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, will give welcoming remarks at 9 a.m. June 6. Later that day, Robert J. Glennon, best-selling author of Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It, will give keynote remarks at a luncheon beginning at 12:45 p.m. John C. Cruden, president of the Environmental Law Institute and the immediate past deputy assistant attorney general of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, will deliver a keynote address before the 5:15 p.m. reception.
Program highlights include:
“Water Law at International Borders: What Is the Law, and Where Is It Going?” — This program will address the legal issues and implications in water quality and quantity developments at the water systems shared by the United States, Canada and Mexico.
June 6, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
“Tribal Water Rights Settlements: Client Management Issues” — Panelists will examine problems in complex water settlements involving tribal rights.
June 6, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
“Water and Wattage: Securing Water Supplies for New Energy Development Trends” — Panelists will explore legal issues and compliance strategies associated with trends to obtain and secure water supplies for energy development such as solar energy, shale gas exploration and hydropower.
June 7, 11 a.m. – noon
31st Annual Water Law Conference
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89135
For a complete list of conference panels and speakers, please click here.
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