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April 4th, 2015

  • Image preview All Day: Pedal Pursuit
    Bike, compete, & celebrate for a good cause! Play Pedal Pursuit, a bike trivia scavenger hunt, on April 4, 2015 to raise support for NEDC.

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    December 11
    Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality rejected a petition submitted on behalf of tens of thousands of Oregonians asking the agency to protect Oregon’s air from harmful new oil terminal pollution by requiring Global Partners to obtain a more protective air pollution permit.
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    September 15
    Lakeview’s persistent violations of federal particulate matter standards endangers public health and the environment.
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    October 7
    Professor Anna Laakmann traveled to UC Irvine School of Law to join a panel of national scholars who discussed the importance of the Myriad decision, and what it means for science, for industry, and for the patent system.
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    August 1
    Portland was the only U.S. city on a recent list of the world’s most liveable cities, as ranked by British magazine Monocle.
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    June 6
    Reducing polluted runoff from industrial facilities continues to be one of NEDC’s highest priorities. NEDC has been busy reviewing industrial permit renewal requests and we have seen a disturbing trend as of late.
  • June 6
    Eight years after filing the complaint alleging that polluted discharges from logging roads require a NPDES permit, NEDC found itself back in the District Court of Oregon this April. How did we get here?
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    September 23
    The National Jurist announced Lewis & Clark Law School is #11 on this year’s list of best value among private law schools. The 2013 ratings look at tuition, debt, and cost of living and compare these numbers with percent employed and bar pass rates.
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    May 7
    Professor Lydia Loren gets behind the camera and takes you to the offices of her fellow faculty colleagues for impromptu conversations about their current projects. If you ever wondered what a professor is working on while in their office, here’s your chance to snoop in and find out!
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    June 16
    Lewis and Clark has developed a nationally recognized Legal Analysis and Writing program thanks to its innovative teaching, extensive curricular offerings, and involvement in the national Legal Writing community.
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    March 17

    Daniel Mensher currently practices Complex and Environmental Litigation at Keller Rohrback in Seattle, Washington. Before joining the firm, Dan was a Clinical Professor and Staff Attorney at Earthrise Law Center. He has litigated water and waste cases across the country and is experienced in administrative rulemaking processes. He has also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rick Haselton of the Oregon Court of Appeals. Dan is a graduate of Wesleyan University with a B.A. in History, as well as holding an M.S. in Geography from University of Wisconsin. He graduated cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School, receiving his J.D., with an Environmental Law Certificate, in 2007. He is an Executive Board Member for the Oregon State Bar Environmental and Natural Resources Committee as well as a Board Member for Northwest Environmental Defense Center.

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    March 17

    Alison Johnston Rue was the CEO and cofounder of InstaEDU, the largest marketplace for online tutoring, which was acquired by Chegg for $30 million in June 2014. Today, Alison is the Director of Marketing for Learning Services at Chegg. Prior to cofounding InstaEDU, she was an early team member at Box, Aardvark (acquired by Google), and Nextdoor. She also cofounded in-home tutoring company, Cardinal Scholars, which sold to CourseHero in 2012. In 2014, Alison was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Education. Alison is looking forward to helping Earthrise with business operations and marketing.

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    February 6
    Earthrise clients granted motion to intervene in Jackson County’s genetically engineered crop ban.
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    January 27
    The application period to become an Earthrise summer Extern is now open. Applications are due by 5pm on Monday, February 9th, 2015.
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    October 13
    Professor Parikh served on a panel at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
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    June 5
    What does NEDC contribute to public interest environmental law? How does NEDC benefit the community of the Pacific Northwest? This article gives a quick and dirty break down of NEDC’s impact over the past three years, by the numbers.
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    March 4
    The Intellectual Property Section of the Oregon State Bar is pleased to be offering an annual scholarship of $1,000 to a single Oregon law school student who can evidence a clear interest in and aptitude for intellectual property.
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    September 5
    Preparing tomorrow’s advocates to defend our natural heritage
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    September 4
    Preparing tomorrow’s advocates to defend our natural heritage
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    September 4
    Cleaning up and cooling down waterways
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    September 4
    Preserving our natural heritage
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    September 4
    Tackling global warming and fighting for clean air
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    September 4
    Protecting and restoring wildlife and habitat
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    September 4
    Cleaning up and cooling down waterways
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    September 4
    Preserving our natural heritage
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    September 4
    Protecting and restoring wildlife and habitat
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    September 4
    Tackling the causes and impacts of global warming
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    Air
    September 4
    Fighting for clean air
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    September 13
    Dave is the Advisory Council Chair. He lives with his wife, Anne, and their two sons in Portland, where he has lived since 1983. He recently retired after working for NIKE for 21 years, lastly as Director of Footwear Product Testing. His favorite activities are camping and hiking in the National Parks of the West, running (especially trail running), biking (especially bike commuting), and youth coaching. Dave brings to the Earthrise Advisory Council his passion for coaching, leadership, and building high performing teams.
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    September 12
    David is the Founder, CEO and President of The Meriwether Group, Inc. and Meriwether Capital Partners, LLC – firms that specialize in strategic business acceleration and venture funding. Prior to founding The Meriwether Group, David was the Director of Licensing and Business Development for Adidas America. David also served for several years as Corporate Counsel for adidas. David’s professional background and deep commitment to the natural environment will help Earthrise set the standard for environmental clinic performance.

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