Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Future of Hydropower Policy and Law
On November 11 at 4:15 in Hedge Hall 106, Professor Dave Owen and Conservationist Colin Apsewill present “Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Future of Hydropower Policy and Law.”
Owens is a professor of law and the associate dean for research for the University of Maine School of Law. His research interests span a wide range of environmental law topics, including dam removal, hydropower management, the Endangered Species Act implementation, groundwater regulations and legal responses to the water quality impacts of urbanization.
Apse is the senior freshwater conservation advisor for The Nature Conservancy’s Africa, Great Rivers and Eastern U.S. Freshwater Programs. He has worked at the Conservancy for more than a decade, managing freshwater ecosystem conservation and sustainable water management solutions.
A Q&A session on Law School Opportunities will follow.
View story, Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration, from the Bates News.