Renewable Energy Law, with Lloyd MacNeil from Akin Gump

 On March 26, Environmental Law Society members enjoyed a lunchtime talk from Lloyd MacNeil and learned about a lawyer’s role in renewable energy projects. What a treat for the 30 HLS students who were able to participate in a discussion of solar and wind project siting, from beginning to end, with such an experienced lawyer. […]

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Announcing the ELS Environmental Law in the Supreme Court Series!

The ELS Board is thrilled to announce our Spring 2012 Environmental Law in the Supreme Court series! We hope you will join us for an exciting line-up of events!

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ELS General Meeting and Summer Jobs Panel

On Monday the Environmental Law Society held its second general meeting, again with record turnout! We had an exciting announcement about our Horizon Award to be given out in the spring, and advertised for a new 1L/2L board member position to help us out for the remainder of the year. The event also included a […]

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Professor John Leshy Speaks on Government Jobs

On Wednesday, November 16, ELS, ELR, and the HLS Law and Government Program co-hosted a discussion with visiting professor John Leshy. Professor Leshy spoke about his experiences in government service, including his time as Solicitor of the Department of the Interior and leading the Interior Department transition teams for incoming presidential administrations. Professor Leshy also […]

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ELS hosts presentation on property rights in water by Professor Echeverria and Chelsea Lane-Miller

On Wednesday, November 9, ELS, along with Harvard Environmental Law Review and the Food Law Society, hosted Professor John Echeverria, Professor of Law at Vermont Law School & renowned takings expert, and Chelsea Lane-Miller, a research fellow at Vermont Law School, for a lunch time talk on property rights in water.  Professor Echeverria and Ms. Lane-Miller […]

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Carbon Nation film screening and discussion with Profs. Leshy and Lazarus

Last week Harvard ELS and the Green Living Program teamed up to screen the new, solutions-based documentary on climate change in America, Carbon Nation. Some of HLS’s environmental experts, Professor Leshy and Professor Lazarus, attended the screening and shared thoughts on the movie and answered student questions. The pizza was delicious and composting bins fully-utilized […]

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ELS Fall Hike

On October 23, 2011, ELS hosted a wonderful hike at Middlesex Fells Reservation, along with friends from the Environmental Law Review and the Food Law Society and two intrepid dogs!    

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EPA’s Karl Brooks Speaks with ELS Students

On November 2, 2011, the Harvard Environmental Law Society, Environmental Law Review, and Food Law Society hosted a discussion with Karl Brooks, EPA Region 7 Administrator. Appointed by President Obama as Regional Administrator in February 2010, Mr. Brooks supervises EPA operations in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and nine Tribal Nations.  Mr. Brooks spoke to HLS students […]

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ELS exposes students to environmental law through a variety of events. We believe that first-hand experience and interactive discussions are among the best ways to understand complex issues. We also strive to provide a variety of perspectives to incorporate disciplines such as science, policy, and management into our programming. We always welcome ideas for new […]

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