Fracking, Genetically Modified Organisms, Home Rule and Preemption

    Fracking, Genetically Modified Organisms, Home Rule and Preemption
    CLE 90 min

    Fracking, Genetically Modified Organisms, Home Rule and Preemption

    • The download and on-demand online course for this title will be available for ABA Value Pass subscribers.
    • CD-ROM available to order 3 weeks before the program. Online courses and downloads will be available about a week after the program.
    • Recording date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    • Product Code: CE1412FGHUMB
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    Home rule and preemption have been a source of legal issues and political tension since the founding of our country. They continue to present major issues for local governments trying to govern "locally," state and regional government agencies, industry representatives, and non-governmental organizations and their constituencies. Recent cases on hot-button issues such as fracking and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) reveal a varied national landscape of competing authorities and regulations.

    In ths program, our expert panel will:

    • Provide a general view of preemption and home rule, where the question of what level of government has what level of authority has become so important, with contemporary examples
    • Expand on home rule, preemption and fracking cases in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

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    Dwight H Merriam


    David Lee Callies, Erica Levine Powers


    ABACLE, Infrastructure and Regulated Industries Section, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, Section of Litigation, Section of State and Local Government Law

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    12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

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