Environment-Wise Symposium at Post

Post University will Host “Environment-Wise” Symposium with Goal of Creating Repository of Resources for Addressing & Solving Local Environmental Issues

The Post University Legal Studies program and Spring Honors Environmental Law course will host a free panel discussion symposium entitled “Environment-Wise.”

The goal of “Environment-Wise” is to inform, educate, enlighten and inspire residents to create a grassroots organization that will serve as a repository of resources on how to address and solve local and statewide environmental challenges.

A distinguished panel of experts will lead the discussion and present potential solutions, including:

Rep. Mike Demmico, Brownfields Coordinator, Connecticut Dept. of Energy & Environmental Protection

Mark R. Lewis, Brownfields Coordinator, Connecticut Dept. of Energy & Environmental Protection

Joseph A. DePaola, Natural Resource Specialist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Stephen Schrag, Chairman, Waterbury Environmental Control Commission

Max Tanguay-Colucci, Regional Planner, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

Arthur Bogen, Environmental Planner, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

Stephen H. Browne, PG, LEP, Senior Project Manager-Director of Hazardous Materials Services

Keith Ainsworth, Esq., Managing Member, Law Offices of Keith R. Ainsworth, Esq., LLC

The symposium will be held at the Traurig Library, Post University (800 Country Club Road, Waterbury, CT 06723 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12 ~ 6:30-7 p.m. Reception / 7:15-8:30 p.m. Panel Discussion & Closing Remarks

For more information contact Peter Chepya, Legal Studies Academic Program Manager at 203.596.4654 / pchepya@post.edu.