Scarce water and climate change: Are we adequately protecting Washingtons resources?
CELP's annual full day winter Continuing Legal Education workshop will be held on Thursday, December 14st at the 2100 Building in South Seattle, and panels will address climate change predictions for our states water supply and mechanisms for adaptation, the effects of climate change on Washingtons rural water supply situation, and local and global effects of large fossil fuel projects and strategies for opposing them.
Registration will open at 7:45 am, and the program will run from 8:00 am to 4:15 pm.
We will be holding the event at the 2100 Building in Seattle: 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
Lunch will be provided!
6.5 CLE credits offered including 1 ethics credit, pending approval. 3 hours of Certified Water Right Examiner (CWRE) credits will also be offered.
This year, our program will include:
Water Law Updates
Climate Change & Water Supply
-Are We Prepared for Climate Change?
-Effects of Climate Change and Responses on Water Availability
-A Case Study of AZ's Verde River Exchange
-Is WA's Water Law Up to the Climate Change Challenge?
-Fossil Fuel Terminals in the Northwest: Preventing Global Climate Impacts
-Strategies for Defeating Fossil Fuel Projects
-Necessity as a Defense in Climate Activism
Tribal Water Rights & Habitat
-Gasping for Water: Recent Tribal Water Rights Cases
Rural Water Supply
-Protection of Rural Water Resources
-Hydrogeological Analysis Required to Determine Groundwater Availability
-What Are Counties Doing to Protect Groundwater?
Our speakers are:
-Jennifer Adam, Professor, Washington State University and Washington State Water Research Center
- Kristen Boyles, Attorney, Earthjustice
- Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Earthjustice
- Amanda Cronin, AMP Insights
- Brady Johnson, Attorney
- Patrick Mazza, Climate Solutions
- Chris Pitre, Coho Water Resources
- Thomas Schlosser, Tribal Attorney
- Dan Von Seggern, Staff Attorney, Center for Environmental Law & Policy
*Additional speakers to be announced!*
2100 Building (View)
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144