Law and the Environment 2010

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Law and the Environment 2010

Law and the Environment 2010 took place on April 22nd 2010.

The event caters to a wide range of professionals, including the legal professions, policy-makers, regulators, environmental interest groups, local authorities, environmental consultants, industry, and environmental service providers, and provides an opportunity for the dissemination of information on the latest legislative and judicial developments, research results and evolving best practice in the area of Environmental Law.  It also provides a truly unique forum for the exchange of ideas among key figures and stakeholders on all sides of the environmental protection debate.

The conference Covered such areas as Climate Change, Waste Management, Finance, Markets and the Environment, and Environmental Enforcement and Compliance

 Images of the Conference are below

Speakers inclueded: 

Ms Alison Fanagan, A&L Goodbody Solicitors, Dublin :‘Developments in Waste Management Law, Policy and Practice (focusing on Dec. 2010 decision in Panda v. DCC)’

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Dr Duncan Laurence, Environmental Consultant:‘The Waste Management (Amendment) Bill 2010:an Opportunity for Some Fundamental Reform?’

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Dr Ken Macken, Programme Manager, Climate Change,  Environmental Protection Agency: ‘Climate Change in Ireland – Legal Requirements’

 

Prof Karen Morrow, School of Law, Swansea University :‘A Catastrophe Waiting to Happen? The Probo Koala incident and international environmental law regulating trade in waste.’

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Mr Rónán Kennedy,School of Law,National University of Ireland Galway:‘Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen

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Mr Michael Ewing, Coordinator of the Environmental Pillar of Social Partnership:‘Environmental Democracy and the Three-Legged Stool’

 

Mr Joe Noonan, Noonan Linehan Carroll Coffey, Solicitors, Cork :‘Style Over Substance: Avoiding the Hard Issues’

 

Mr Tom Flynn B.L.: ‘The Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill, 2009 - Implications for Environmental Law’

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Ms Margaret Gray B.L.: ‘Recent Developments in Enforcement of Environmental Law by the ECJ’

 

Ms Aoife Shields, Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors, Cork / EPA Scholar, Faculty of Law, University College Cork : ‘Implications of the New Waste Framework Directive and Proposed Industrial Emissions Directive for Remediation of Contaminated Soils’     

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Mr Tony Lowes, Friends of the Irish Environment:‘Remote sensing - a tool for enforcing EU environmental law: Google, Corine, Landsat, Spot, GeoEye and LIDAR’

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Dr Ronan Long, National University of Ireland Galway: ‘Legal Aspects of Ecosystem-Based Management of the Marine Environment in the EU’

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Mr Andrew Jackson, Friends of theIrish Environment / Trinity College Dublin: ‘The Politics of Environmental Enforcement: Policing the European Commission’

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Ms Finola McCarthy, Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors, Cork :‘Water Law - Recent Developments’  

 

Mr Conor Linehan, William Fry Solicitors, Dublin :‘Financial and Corporate Disclosure of Climate Change Risk’

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Dr Owen McIntyre, Faculty of Law, University College Cork :‘Fiduciary Duties and Sustainable Investment’

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Ms Margaret Austin, Eugene F. Colllins Solicitors, Dublin :‘Environmental Law and Economics’

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Images from the 2010 Law and Enviroment Conference

 

 Crowd Shot of Confrence











 

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