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Ashley Mocorro Powell

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Apr 19, 2021, 8:46:00 AMApr 19
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Hi Everyone!

Public Lab is hosting our monthly OpenHour today! Read on for the event details.

April 19: Law and Environmental Monitoring, 11am PT / 1pm CT / 2pm ET (find your timezone
This time last year we had our first OpenHour dialogue about law and environmental monitoring! Join us for our second panel discussion on this topic. During this event you will hear about national environmental law case studies, learn how to determine if legal advocacy is a route for your community to take regarding environmental justice concerns, and we will reserve time for you to bring any questions! If you are interested in environmental law as a professional career or area of study, we encourage you to tune in!  No pre-registration required, how to join here.

We will be joined by the following guest speakers:

- Kristen Schlemmer, Legal Director at Bayou City Waterkeeper,  Houston, TX  
Working with community members, technical experts, and non-profit partners, Kristen uses her legal experience to advance water, climate, and infrastructure justice across the greater Houston area.

- David Page, Attorney/Member of Environmental Energy & Natural Resources Advocates (EENR Advocates), Tulsa, OK
He has practiced environmental law for 40 years working across business, industry, and civil litigation with an environmental litigation emphasis.

Amy Johnson, Private Attorney with a history of environmental justice, Greater Portland, OR Amy is the lead on San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper vs Formosa Plastics Corp. This is a record-setting environmental settlement. The agreement is the largest settlement of a Clean Water Act suit filed by private individuals in U.S. history.

- Chris Nidel, Private Attorney at  Nidel & Nace Law, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC
Nidel combines a top-tier engineering and science background with a passion for human health, protecting life, and preserving justice in the face of environmental and other threats including dangerous drugs and other products. He is currently a Public Lab Legal Fellow working with the Val Verde Air Quality Monitoring Project team.

Fellowship opportunities!
Public Lab is seeking multiple Research Curation Fellows, learn more on the Fellows page https://publiclab.org/wiki/fellows. These positions are open until filled. Please share these opportunities widely with your networks - they're open to our global contributors. Be sure to bookmark the Fellows page, we will be rolling out more opportunities in the coming weeks! 

Look forward to seeing you there,
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Ashley D. Mocorro Powell 
Community Manager | PublicLab.org
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