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Professor Waterhouse Participates in White House Forum on Environmental Justice
Professor Carlton Waterhouse was invited to attend the White House Forum on Environmental Justice on December 15. The event will brought together environmental justice community leaders, state, local and tribal government officials, Cabinet members, and other senior Federal officials. Nancy H. Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality says the discussion will focus on "creating a healthy and sustainable environment for all Americans."
Professor Waterhouse says, "It is good that the Obama administration is returning attention to this important issue. My hope is that by bringing all of the stakeholders together the administration can develop a meaningful plan to achieve real progress."
Professor Waterhouse is nationally recognized for his work on environmental justice and is known internationally for his research and writing on reparations for historic injustices and state human rights violations. His views have been published in the Wall Street Journal online and his articles have appeared in prestigious law journals including the Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, the Fordham Environmental Law Review, and the Rutgers Law Review. In addition to teaching courses on property law, administrative law, and environmental law, Professor Waterhouse teaches seminars on environmental justice and on political reconciliation and reparations that address the unique relationship between law and social ethics.