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The Emerging Legal Framework for Promotion of Efficient Use of Resources
February 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
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Sponsored by: Energy/ Environment Infrastructure Siting and Reliability Committee
Program Overview:
Increasingly it has become clear that to achieve sustainability on an ongoing basis, it is necessary to address the manner in which production and disposal cycles are integrated so that economic resource efficiencies achieved will serve to minimize harmful and wasteful environmental pollution. i.e.  ,to facilitate  “closing the loop” in the “circular economy” of materials and natural resources. The pace of technological change is creating new possibilities for supply chain integration and  the development entirely as well as new products with associated new global materials consumption patterns and modified waste disposition requirements, These developments potentially can  facilitate the rapid development of existing and of newer products environmental pollution potential.

Speakers and Topics
Legal issues: Integrating life cycle management and sustainability policy
Roger Feldman, Esq., Andrews Kurth Kenyon, LLP:

Case Study: Sustainability Issues facing the electronic and energy storage industries
John Howes, Redland Energy Group

Technical issues: Optimizing life-cycle material utilization efficiency and technical product sustainability
Dr. Timothy Ellis, RSR Technologies
Wayne Rifer, Green Electronics

Programmatic Responses through public-private initiatives in product design
Dr. Linda Gaines, Systems Analyst, Argonne National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Alternative Public Law Approaches: Standards, Procurement Policy, Incentives, Guidelines, Regulations
Manisha Patel, Esq., Associate Director, WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff

The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program.
You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

  • List Price: $45.00
  • ABA Member Price: $35.00
  • Sponsor Member Price: $25.00
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