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Jan Neuman: Restoring Natural Systems to Address Pollution…

November 07, 2013

Janet Neuman, Tonkon Torp, LLP, delivers her speech at the Realizing the Goal of Water for Life: Lessons from Around the World conference at NLU Delhi, India.

Janet Neuman is Senior Counsel with the law firm of Tonkon Torp LLP, in Portland, Oregon, where she works with the firm’s environmental and natural resources practice group, with an emphasis on water law matters. Until her retirement in June, 2011, Ms. Neuman was a Law Professor at Lewis and Clark Law School, where she also co-directed the law school’s Natural Resources Law Institute. Prior to joining the Lewis and Clark faculty in 1992, Ms. Neuman served as the director of the Oregon Department of State Lands, which oversees the state’s management of Common School Fund lands and natural resources. Ms. Neuman is a former member of the Oregon Board of Forestry, appointed by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, and of the Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission, appointed by President William Clinton, and she is currently on the Board of The Freshwater Trust, a non-profit conservation group that restores instream flows and aquatic habitat through market transactions.

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