The Conservation Law Center, a non-profit environmental law firm based in Bloomington, has hired Christian Freitag to succeed W. William Weeks as president and director of the organization. The Conservation Law Center provides legal counsel without charge to conservation organizations, works to improve conservation law and policy, and offers law students clinical experience in the practice of law and the profession's public service tradition.
Happy World Water Day, fellow conservationists! Over at CLC, we're taking time out of our day to reflect on the importance of the 1% of fresh water that is accessible to us. While many people are focusing on the need to develop water infrastructure in economically developing countries (which is great!), we want to remind our followers that small changes in our lifestyles can have a big impact on curbing water waste! With issues arising throughout the country, like lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, and over 7,000 miles of Indiana rivers and streams being impaired by untreated or improperly treated waste water, it has never been more important to make those changes now. Here's a list of CLC tested and approved steps to reducing your water footprint.
Last week, Sr. Attorney Jeff Hyman presented two panels at the Public Interest and Environmental Law Conference in Oregon. One panel on the Public Trust Doctrine and the other about the Endangered Species Act.