Professor Weinsten Organizes and Speaks at American Planning Association Conference

Professor Alan Weinstein organized and served as both the moderator and a speaker for the American Planning Association’s Annual Planning Law Review audio/web conference held on Wednesday, June 25th. Other speakers included:  Deborah Rosenthal, AICP, a partner with the Sheppard Mullin law firm in Costa Mesa, California; Bruce Kramer, Professor Emeritus at Texas Tech University School of Law and the Thomson Visiting Professor of Law, Colorado University School of Law; and Michael Allan Wolf, the Richard E. Nelson Chair in Local Government Law at the Levin College of Law, University of Florida. 
Approximately 1,200 subscribers heard the speakers discuss the past-year’s developments in Planning Law, with a particular emphasis on recent state court decisions and legislation involving hydrofracking, the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent rulings on EPA regulation of greenhouse gasses  and trans-boundary air pollution, and the implications of the Court’s recent takings cases on addressing the issue of climate change. 
 
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