Great Lakes law, water management focus of AWRI guest speaker

Noah Hall
Noah Hall

Noah Hall, an expert on environmental and Great Lakes laws, and a recent appointee to the Michigan attorney general's probe of the Flint water crisis will present at Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resources Institute on April 29.

Hall's presentation will focus on critical laws influencing the Great Lakes.

The presentation will take place April 29 at 11 a.m. at AWRI's Lake Michigan Center, 740 W. Shoreline Dr., Muskegon, MI 49441.

Hall is on the faculty of Wayne State University Law School and serves as the scholarship director for the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center. His teaching and expertise is in environmental and water law, and his research focuses on public and private water rights, transboundary water management and pollution, climate change adaptation, U.S.-Canadian environmental law and citizen enforcement.

He is also a co-author of a new casebook on water law, Modern Water Law: Private Property, Public Rights, and Environmental Protections (Foundation Press) and one of the leading environmental law casebooks, Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society (Aspen Publishers).

Before joining Wayne State, Hall previously taught at the University of Michigan Law School and was an attorney with the National Wildlife Federation, where he managed the Great Lakes Water Resources Program for the nation’s largest conservation organization. He later served as the founding executive director of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center and created the Wayne State Environmental Law Clinic.

For more information, visit gvsu.edu/wri.