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         The University of Michigan Law School


 Is It Safe to Drink? The Past, Present, and Future of Drinking Water


Oct
11
2017

Date: 10/11/2017
Time: 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Contact: Rickard,Jenny

Location: Pendleton Room, Michigan Union

Description: Guest speaker James Salzman, Professor of Environmental Law at UCLA

Conflicts over drinking water highlight the most pressing issues of our time -- from social justice and globalization to climate change and emerging contaminants. Ensuring provision of safe drinking
water has always been one of society's most important challenges. The news coverage in Flint and the Dakota Access Pipeline are just the latest examples of a story that has been unfolding for millennia.