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Tuesday, September 25 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Plastic Pollution Coalition Solutions that Work: Effective Legal Tools

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A discussion around the use of laws and lawsuits to solve the biggest plastic pollution problems.

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Lisa Boyle

Environmental Attorney and Consultant
Lisa Kaas Boyle is an environmental attorney, Co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition, and a consultant on environmental programming and communications, most recently for the Natural Resources Defense Council and the United Nations. Lisa was part of the NRDC Delegation to the Rio Earth Summit of 2012. Lisa began her legal career as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles where she served in the Environmental Crimes Division... Read More →
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Christopher Chin

The Center for Oceanic Awareness, Research, and Education
Christopher Chin is a multi-agency scuba instructor and technical diver whose passion for the ocean stems back to childhood.  He is an accomplished underwater cinematographer and writer who has traveled extensively and speaks several languages. | |  In early 2006, Christopher founded The Center for Oceanic Awareness, Research, and Education (COARE), and currently serves as its Executive Director. | | Christopher served as a... Read More →
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Rachel Doughty

Rachel practices land use and environmental law as Greenfire Law.  She focuses her practice on public lands and environmental law (e.g., Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, Endangered Species Act, National Forest Management Act, and state land use law).  She is licensed in California and North Carolina. | Prior to commencing her legal career, Rachel worked as a... Read More →
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Leila Monroe

Natural Resources Defense Council
Leila Monroe is a staff attorney in the Oceans Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Ms. Monroe works at the state, national and international levels on a range of issues including: ocean governance, shark conservation, and prevention of marine plastic pollution.
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Saskia VanGendt

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Saskia van Gendt works on sustainable materials management at the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Office.  At the EPA Saskia has led projects on building material deconstruction and reuse, packaging, and zero waste.  Saskia specializes in applying a lifecycle perspective and strengthening the connection between material conservation and climate change mitigation – also known as climaterials.  As a... Read More →

Tuesday September 25, 2012 9:00am - 9:50am
Portola Hotel (De Anza Ballroom II & III) Portola Hotel, 1st Floor, Two Portola Plaza Monterey, CA 93940

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