WVWRI director to speak at upcoming event hosted by WVU Environmental Law Society

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May 16, 2014 by Glenn Waldron, WV Water Research Institute

Morgantown, W.Wa. — West Virginia Water Research Institute Director, Dr. Paul Ziemkiewicz, will be a speaker at an upcoming event hosted by the West Virginia University Environmental Law Society.  The event, called “Protecting West Virginia Water:  Legislation, Litigation, and Lessons Learned for the Future of Water Regulation in West Virginia,” will provide an overall analysis of how safe public water resources are in West Virginia, as well as what changes may come in water-related regulation as a result of the chemical spill in the Elk River.

Speakers at the event will include:

John Unger II
West Virginia Senate Majority Leader

Patrick McGinley, JD
West Virginia University College of Law

Paul Ziemkiewicz, PhD
West Virginia Water Research Institute

Alexandra Dunn, JD
Association of Clean Water Administrators

Robert Gupta, MD
Kanawha Charelston Health Departement

The event will take place on Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lugar Court Room at the WVU College of Law.

For more information visit the event website.


CONTACT: Glenn Waldron; West Virginia Water Research Institute 304.293.7085; Glenn.Waldron@mail.wvu.edu