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The MSBA's Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Presents:

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"Chemical Management and Policy in Minnesota and the MSBA Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section's Annual Meeting"

Please join the MSBA Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Section before the CLE for their Annual Meeting and Elections.

Given outdated federal chemical management legislation and a chaotic approach that's recently been occurring at the state level, diverse stakeholders recognize the need for improving Minnesota's system of regulating and managing chemicals in consumer products. Representatives from industry, academia, state and local government and the environmental and public health advocacy community were convened by the nonprofit Environmental Initiative and met regularly for the past two years to debate these issues and build agreement around potential solutions. A panel of project participants representing a range of interests will discuss the outcomes of this process and what lies ahead for chemicals policy in Minnesota.

Panelists:

John Linc Stine, Acting Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Scott Strand, Executive Director, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Robert Cattanach, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
Event Code: 167355

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Details:

Date:   Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Time:
  
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Section Annual Meeting
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. CLE

Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402 
[Directions/Map]

Cost:

Section Members:  $15.00
Environmental Initiative Project Participants: $15.00
Join the Section:  
$26.00
Law Students:  Free
All Others:  $40.00

Teleconferencing is available. Please indicate that you will be joining by teleconference when registering online or contact Tamara Patton at tpatton@mnbar.org or (612) 278-6305 on or before May 14th. Instructions will be sent out on May 15th via email.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336