Northcoast: Your Voice, Your Future – Rivers, Tribes, Cannabis and Environmental Change

November 3, 2017

State Bar of California Environmental Law Section MCLE Conference


Downey Brand attorneys Andrea Clark and Arielle Harris are presenting at the California State Bar, Environmental Law Section's MCLE conference, "Northcoast 'Your Voice, Your Future' – Rivers, Tribes, Cannabis and Environmental Change" on November 3, 2017 in Eureka.

Andrea Clark is co-presenting on the panel, "AB 52 and a New Era in Tribal Engagement on Environmental Review and Regulation," which will examine the legal requirements and other important considerations for tribal and cultural resources under federal and state law for public and private projects.

Arielle Harris is moderating two panels: (1) "Addressing Housing Issues in the Coastal Zone," which will begin with an overview of the Coastal Act followed by an in-depth discussion of the recent developments with respect to Coastal Commission regulation of housing-related issues, including permitting for homeless shelters, affordable housing, and short-term rentals in the Coastal Zone; and (2) "The Evolving Role of State Law in the Protection of Stream and Surrounding Resources," which will address the evolving regulatory protections for watercourses, and their application to new challenges, including cannabis regulation.

Visit the California State Bar's website for more information and to register.