UB Symposium to Look at Environmental Law and Stewardship for a Sustainable Society

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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo's Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, the Mitchell Lecture Fund and the Buffalo Environmental Law Journal will present a symposium, "Environmental Law and Stewardship for a Sustainable Society," Oct. 13 in the UB Law School, located in Baldy Hall on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

The symposium is part of a regional community forum, "Learning Sustainability: Achieving Environmental, Social and Economic Well-Being," to be held Oct. 10-13 in the Buffalo Convention Center and cosponsored by the UB Environment and Society Institute and The Green Gold Development Corporation of Buffalo.

The forum is designed to encourage a regional discussion about the global and local issues of sustainability as they affect Western New York's economics, environment and social choices.

Topics to be explored at the Oct. 13 symposium at UB will include "Theoretical Perspectives on Environmental Law and Sustainability," "Linking Public and Private Responsibilities for Sustainability," Environmental Law: Progress Toward Sustainability?" and "Toward Environmental Law for a Sustainable Society."

For more information on the symposium, as well as the regional forum, go to http://www.sustain.buffalo.edu/index.html or call Errol Meidinger, UB professor of law, at 645-6692.

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