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December 17 - 2021 NREEL Institute: Climate Change, Drought, and Associated Impacts in New Mexico


2021 NREEL Institute: Climate Change,
Drought, and Associated Impacts in New Mexico

Date: Friday, December 17, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Credits: 5.0 G, 1.0 EP

Join the NREEL Law Section for the 2021 NREEL Institute!

Topics include:
Climate Change in New Mexico over the Next 50 Years: Impacts on Water Resources
Fred Phillips, member of the Climate & Water Science Advisory Panel

Drought Implications for New Mexico’s State, National and Tribal Forests
Laura McCarthy, New Mexico State Forester
Steve Hattenbach, Cibola National Forest Supervisor
John Galvan, Pueblo of Jemez Forester

Drought Implications for Oil and Gas Development and Production in New Mexico
Joseph A. Schremmer
Judge Leon Karelitz Oil & Gas Law Professor at the UNM School of Law

Consideration of Drought and Climate Change
in Compliance with the Endangered Species Act

Professor Reed Benson, Professor of Law at the UNM School of Law
Kelly Nokes, Shared Earth Wildlife Attorney at the Western Environmental Law Ctr
Karen Budd-Falen, Senior Partner at the Budd-Falen Law Offices and former Deputy Solicitor for Wildlife and Parks at the U.S. Department of the Interior
Justin Tade, Senior Attorney at the U.S. Department of the Interior

30x30 Campaign to Combat Climate Change
Sarah Cottrell Propst, Secretary of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Dept.
Kathleen Sgamma, President of Western Energy Alliance
Logan Glasenapp, Staff Attorney at New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

Legal Ethical Considerations for Coal Plant Closures
and Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Professor Victor Flatt, the Dwight Olds Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Center at the University of Houston Law Center
Paul Biderman, retired attorney and former Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources
Christopher Shaw, Attorney at the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission

**NOTE: This program is also available in webcast format. To register click

****Optional Attendance:****
Annual Meeting to be presented during the lunch break

Important information & login instructions:
  • Registration closes the day before the program; registration and payment must be received prior to 10 a.m. MT the day before the event.
  • To pay with check or PO, please contact us at Online registration is only available for credit card payments.

December 17, 2021
Fri 9:00 AM MST
State Bar of New Mexico 5121 Masthead St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

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Duration 7H 30M

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