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Jax Daily Record Monday, Nov. 12, 200112:00 PM EST

Florida Coastal hosting environmental summit

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The Florida Coastal School of Law Center for Strategic Governance and International Initiatives and the Environmental Law and Land Use Section of The Florida Bar are hosting the Environmental Summit 2001 Thursday and Friday at the school.

Speakers include Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth, Mayor John Delaney, U.S. EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman, St. John’s Riverkeeper Mike Hollingsworth, Henry Dean, executive director of the South Florida Water Management District, Walt Bussells, CEO and managing director of the JEA, and Charles Lee, president of the Florida Audubon Society.

The program begins Thursday at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. Programs in the two-day conference include Environmental Law and the St. John’s River, a luncheon honoring former U.S. Rep. Charles Bennett, Preserving Florida’s Sensitive Ecology, Access to Justice — A Case Study in Community Environmental Justice, a Florida environmental law legislative update and a discussion of law and terrorism. There will also be a wine and cheese networking reception Thursday at 4:45 p.m.

For a complete schedule of events, log on to www.fcsl.edu/stratgov.

Seating is limited for the summit. For information, call Derrick Gruner, 680-7650, Eric Smith, 680-7758, or Paul Hendrick, 680-7651.

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