Rebecca C. Watson, Former U.S. Interior Secretary and DU Alumnus, Joins Denver Law Firm
July 06, 2010
Rebecca C. Watson, former Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Management of the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2001-2006, has joined the Denver and Casper, Wyoming-based firm of Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C. as a partner. Please click here to see the full story.
LLM Alumnus Manuel Fullagalli of Barrick Gold Visits Colorado
July 01, 2010
LLM Alumus Manuel Fumagalli, Regional Counsel for Barrick South America, recently visited Colorado. He spoke with Assistant Director Lucy Dabkerow about his key role for one of the world’s leading gold mining companies. Please click here to see his comments.
Amazon Natural Resources Development; New DU Courses in Sustainable Natural Resources Development
June 30, 2010
There is a direct relationship between natural resources extraction efforts and the communities in which the extraction takes place. As a world economy hungry for resources expands, there will no doubt be hundreds and even thousands of individual stories about the relationship between extraction efforts and the people who live in close proximity to these efforts. National Public Radio recently produced a show about this issue. Additionally the Sturm College of Law has introduced a series of courses aimed at addressing this issue and other issues related to sustainable natural resources development. Please click here to read more about this fascinating yet vexing issue.
Energy and Mining Prof. K.K. DuVivier’s Carbon-Neutral House Featured in Sunday Denver Post
June 28, 2010
Law Professor K.K. DuVivier and her husband Lance Wright’s carbon-neutral house was featured recently in The Denver Post. Please click here to learn more about this innovative project and how Professor DuVivier “practices what she teaches.”
European Parliament Calls for Ban on Cyanide in Mining: DU Professor and Alumnus Comment
June 25, 2010
The European Parliament has called for a ban on the use of cyanide mining technologies. The call has resulted in considerable debate about the underlying wisdom of othe proposal. Professor Don C. Smith and LLM Alumnus Leonardo Rodriguez, an associate at Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aries, Argentina, comment on the Parliament’s action and assess the chances that the measure will become law. Please click here to read the full story.
DU Guest Lecturer in European Union Environmental Course Featured on Sweden’s TV4 News Channel
June 22, 2010
Marcus Oscarsson, a regular guest lecturer in DU’s European Union Environmental Law course, was featured recently on Sweden’s major news channel TV4. Mr. Oscarsson, who also writes on occassion for the Times of London, was being interviewed about Sweden’s recent royal wedding. Please click here to see a story about Mr. Oscarsson’s TV4 appearance.
World Cup Begins: Good Luck to all the Countries That Have a Connection to the Sturm College of Law
June 12, 2010
The world’s biggest sporting event, the World Cup, began today. Of the 32 teams beginning play, 14 have had students study at the Sturm College of Law. Please click here to read more about the rich relationship between the College of Law and the countries around the world that are part of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Without question, studying about environmental and natural resources law and policy means the opportunity to work with and get to know students from around the world.
Blog Posting about New York Times article on ECT book
May 06, 2010
Click here for the Environment 21 Blog on ECT Book.
Congratulations to Staff Editors of the Cycle for Editing Cycle 38.3!
April 22, 2010
NY Times article on DU Study “Last Decade Saw Boom in Environmental Courts, Tribunals”
April 20, 2010
Read the New York Times article on the DU ECT study here