Arkansas Bar AssociationPlans Environmental Law Conference

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 01:00

The Arkansas Bar Association this month will present its 11th Annual Environmental Law Conference.

The two-day program will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5 at the Inn of the Ozarks, 207 West Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR.

Among the topics to be examined are: Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Update; Lessons Learned: Fashioning a Groundwater Protection Regime; Global Warming: ChangingWeather, Changing Attitudes, Changing Laws; The Iowa Farm Bureau Carbon Credit Aggregation Program, and Assessing Damage to Biodiversity: Challenges Arising From the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

Among the speakers are Randy Thurman, executive director, Arkansas Environmental Federation; Teresa Marks, director, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality; Charles R. Zimmerman, vice president-prototype and new format development, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Ronald B. Meyers, assistant professor of environmental policy, education and ethics, Clinton School of Public Service.

For information on program fees and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the conference, call (800) 609-5668 or visit