Upcoming Talk to Discuss EPA Policies Concerning Climate Change


Joel Mintz
Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D., professor at NSU's Shepard Broad Law Center.

The next presentation in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will examine the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing role in enforcing policies relating to pollution control and climate change.

Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series

EPA Enforcement: Can It Meet the Challenges of Climate Change?
Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D., professor at the Shepard Broad Law Center

Friday, Oct. 5
Noon–1:00 p.m.
Mailman-Hollywood Building
| Second Floor Auditorium

About the Talk
The EPA’s enforcement activities have long been recognized as a crucial component of pollution control in the United States. Mintz’s presentation will discuss the elements necessary for a successful environmental-enforcement program, the extent to which the EPA’s ongoing enforcement efforts reflect those requisite elements, and the implications of the EPA’s work in the enforcement of future federal laws limiting the emission of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.

This talk is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Song Gao, Ph.D., associate professor at the college, at (954) 262-8388.

Hosted by the college’s Division of Math, Science, and Technology, the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series aims to increase the understanding of the science, technology, and policies relating to climate change and sustainable development. Experts in related fields from within NSU and other institutions are featured speakers. These lectures give faculty members and students the opportunity to discuss the scientific, technological, social, and policy aspects of sustainability-related issues.

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