Earth Day and the Environment
Time & Location
About The Event
This presentation will recognize Earth Day and provide a primer on environmental law. Participants should leave the session with a basic understanding of environmental law in Vermont and an awareness of where to go for more information. The session will include:
- an overview of how environmental law works at the federal and state levels
- descriptions of the different areas of environmental law in Vermont (land use, water, hazardous materials, environmental health, etc.)
- explanation of the roles of different agencies and the Attorney General’s Office in protecting Vermont’s environment
- tips on where to find more information or report concerns about specific issues as well as concrete examples from cases
- a discussion of the history and meaning of Earth Day. ________________________________________________________________
While there is still a need for social distancing, please register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EdxWjGQ5Sfai8BbEmGILWw
The People's Law School is a series of free, virtual presentations on contemporary legal topics impacting the lives of Vermonters. It is a partnership of the Attorney General's Office, the Association of Africans Living in Vermont (AALV), the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, the Vermont Institute for Community and International Involvement (VICII), and The Caroline Fund, with support from ACLU of Vermont.
Please get in touch with Sandy Baird at 802-355-4968 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like more information about this week's event or the full series.