The Emerging Legal Framework for Promotion of Efficient Use of Resources

    The Emerging Legal Framework for Promotion of Efficient Use of Resources

    The Emerging Legal Framework for Promotion of Efficient Use of Resources

    Increasingly it has become clear that to achieve sustainability on an ongoing basis, it is necessary to address the manner in which production and disposal cycles are integrated so that economic resource efficiencies achieved will serve to minimize harmful and wasteful environmental pollution. i.e., to facilitate "closing the loop" in the "circular economy" of materials and natural resources. The pace of technological change is creating new possibilities for supply chain integration and the development entirely as well as new products with associated new global materials consumption patterns and modified waste disposition requirements, These developments potentially can facilitate the rapid development of existing and of newer products environmental pollution potential.

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    Speakers and Topics:

    • Legal issues: Integrating life cycle management and sustainability policy
      Roger Feldman, Esq., Andrews Kurth Kenyon, LLP
    • Case Study: Sustainability Issues facing the electronic and energy storage industries
      John Howes, Redland Energy Group
    • Technical issues: Optimizing life-cycle material utilization efficiency and technical product sustainability
      Dr. Timothy Ellis, RSR Technologies
      Wayne Rifer, Green Electronics
    • Programmatic Responses through public-private initiatives in product design
      Dr. Linda Gaines, Systems Analyst, Argonne National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
    • Alternative Public Law Approaches: Standards, Procurement Policy, Incentives, Guidelines, Regulations
      Manisha Patel, Esq., Associate Director, WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff

    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program. You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

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    Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability


    Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

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    2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

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