The Alabama Water Institute and the University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Law Present: Water Resources Law: A Symposium–Feb. 1, 2019

The Alabama Water Institute 
and the University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Law Present:

Water Resources Law: A Symposium

Friday, February 1 from 8:30- 3:30pm

Join us for this special online symposium focusing on current issues in water resources law in Alabama. A distinguished faculty will address topics of local and national importance, including the 2015 Waters of the United State Rule and subsequent developments, FERC relicensing of the Coosa River, and climate change. This program will also feature an update on Alabama’s state water management plan, and discussion of irrigation issues in Alabama and Mississippi.

$150 Special registration for government officials and others who do not need MCLE credit

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 Coosa River FERC RelicensingJames H. Hancock Jr., Balch & Bingham LLP
Sarah Stokes, Southern Environmental Law Center
2015 Waters of the United States Rule and Subsequent DevelopmentsWhitney Della Torre, Balch & Bingham LLPMegan Huynh, Southern Environmental Law CenterWilliam L. Andreen, Edgar L. Clarkson Professor of Law, Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law, The University of Alabama

Roads to Nowhere in Four Jurisdictions:  Four Southeastern States Facing Sea-Level RiseShana Campbell Jones, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia Bridging Law and Policy: Update on the State Water Management PlanBennett Bearden, Special Assistant to the State Geologist, Geological Survey of Alabama Food Grows Where Water Flows: Irrigation Issues in Alabama and MississippiDr. Jeannie Barlow, Hydrologist, Lower Mississippi Gulf Water Science CenterDr. Eve Brantley, Water Resources Specialist and Associate Professor, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Dept of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Auburn UniversityCameron Handyside, Research Engineer
Earth Systems Science Center, University of Alabama, HuntsvilleJames I. Palmer Jr., Attorney at Law