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Environmental Law 101: Key Federal Statutes and Their Impacts on Marine and Coastal Environments

Speaking Engagement
6.15.11
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Moss Landing, CA
Husch Blackwell Associate Megan Fuchs provides an overview of the basic structure and requirements of the main federal environmental statutes that pertain to the four realms of the environment: air, water, land and living things. These landmark statutes include the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Oil Pollution Act, CERCLA, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act, and the Endangered Species Act. She also offers examples of the applications of these laws in the context of marine and coastal ecosystems.