Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
345 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 2008 Annual Report1 I. POLICY DEVELOPMENTS In October of 2008, the Office of Management and Budget and the Council on Environmental Quality (OMB/CEQ) issued a report summarizing the use of environmental conflict resolution within federal agencies during 2007.2 According to the OMB/CEQ report, the federal government made wide use of Environmental Conflict Resolution (ECR), defined as “third-party assisted conflict resolution and collaborative problem-solving in...