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    Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Law program has once again been recognized as one of the best in the country. US News and World Report recently released its annual rankings of top specialty law programs, and Lewis & Clark is ranked #2. In environmental law courses, students learn about energy law and policy, conservation of natural resources, sustainable development, global warming and more. Our passionate faculty, students, alums and staff are the heart of our program.
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    Our “greenlight” is focused on “almost alum” Josh Fortenbery (3L), who was recently hired as an Honors Attorney with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington D.C.
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    Prof. Blumm recently received the kind of note that reminds you why you became a professor to begin with. One of his former students, Sarah Kamman (LLM ’04), is now Vice President & General Counsel for Pacific Power. She was actively involved in negotiations regarding the future of the four mainstem Klamath river dams, which resulted in the signing of the amended Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement on April 6, 2016. She recently wrote Prof. Blumm to share the news and to tell him the impact he had on her work:
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    Prof Blumm and Viki Nadol (alum) wrote an op-ed on how Lake Abert, Oregon’s only saltwater lake, which supplied habitat for some 3 million migratory shorebirds and supported a commercial brine shrimp fishery, is now dying from a lack of water..
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    Emma’s work with various non-profits throughout law school and her interest and dedication to the environment made her a perfect recipient for this year’s award.
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    Haley Blake just completed her Master of Studies (MSL) degree at LC and landed her dream job working with the Nestucca, Neskowin & Sand Lake Watersheds Council. While at LC she worked on the Oregon Coast Coho Recovery Plan while externing with NOAA and the Wild Salmon Center.
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    Nawneet Vibhaw (LLM ’10) has continued to pursue his passion of addressing environmental issues since returning to India after receiving his degree at Lewis & Clark Law School.
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    Associate Dean Janice Weis is quoted in this National Jurist news story regarding hiring trends in environmental and energy law.
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    Veronica Muriel, LLM alum, talks about her time at Lewis & Clark as an international LLM student, and about working at Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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    Parks Gilbert, LL.M. ’13, works as an attorney at the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, which is the professional trade association for the 50 state fish and wildlife conservation agencies. Parks spends most of his time assisting with AFWA’s legal strategy, which focuses on supporting and restoring state legal authority over fish and wildlife resources.

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