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Panel of N.Y. and N.J. Disaster Preparedness Experts Address Hurricane Sandy’s Environmental Impact

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 14, 2012 — New York and New Jersey environmental and disaster experts, including John Gray of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, will discuss cleanup regulations and the environmental costs of restoring critical services after natural disasters during the _ Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Environmental Law and Hurricane Sandy teleconference Nov. 15.

The discussion will focus on how permit waivers and other steps allow the restoration of critical services quickly while complying with environmental laws. Experts will share lessons learned from previous disasters and will discuss Federal Emergency Management Agency compliance and other requirements. For more information, please click here.

WHO:
Representatives of state and local agencies
closest to cleanup operations

WHAT:
Environmental Law and Hurricane Sandy
Sponsored by the _’s
Section of Environment, Energy and Resources

WHEN:
Nov. 15
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

WHERE:
Teleconference

There is no charge for media covering this event. For media credentials and more information, please contact Maria Gutierrez at -1091 or .

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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