2012-13 – Clean Water Connections: Law, History, Science, and Communities

2012-13 Symposium
Monday, February 25, 2013
Benjamin Banneker Room, Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland, College Park



8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
8:30 a.m. Gathering and Refreshments
9:00 a.m. The Clean Water Act 1972: A New Law for an Enduring Problem
Betsy Mendelsohn, Ph.D.
Director, Science, Technology & Society programs of College Park Scholars and the University Certificate
University of Maryland, College Park
9:40 a.m. Implementing the Clean Water Act in the Chesapeake and Mid-Atlantic Region: Stories from the 1990’s and 2000’s
Jim May, LL.M, J.D., B.S.M.E.
Professor of Law
Co-Director, Environmental Law Center
Widener University
10:20 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. The Clean Water Act at 40: Current Status in the Courts, in Congress,
and at EPA

Joanna B. Goger, Esq.
Lecturer, Environmental Science and Policy Program
University of Maryland
11:20 a.m. A Case Study of Stakeholder Response to Harmful Algal Blooms
and Nutrient Management in the Chesapeake

Elizabeth Van Dolah, M.A.A. and Shirley Fiske, Ph.D.
Research Assistant and Research Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Maryland
12 noon Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Understanding Environmental Stewardship
Dana R. Fisher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Director, Program for Society and the Environment
University of Maryland
1:40 p.m. Economics and the CWA: Getting the Incentives Right
Doug Lipton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Agriculture & Resource Economics
Coordinator, Maryland Sea Grant Extension Program
University of Maryland
2:20 p.m. Group Discussion: Research needs and opportunities for
3:00 p.m. Symposium ends