Professor Eileen Gauna (`85) presented a report to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council in late February. She discussed nationally consistent screening approaches to identify communities of concern at the meeting, which took place in New Orleans.
Earlier in February, she was on a panel at a symposium titled, “Reinventing the Wheel: Why Broken Cities Stay Broken and New Ways Civil Rights Attorneys Can Fix Them,” at the University of Michigan Law School. The title of her panel was, "21st Century Civil Rights: New Issues and Why the Old Ways No Longer Work."
In March, she participated in a panel discussion at the annual conference of the American Bar Association’s Section on Environmental, Energy and Resources. The panel title is "Developments in Environmental Justice – From the Courts to the Obama Administration to Indian Country."