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2007 EMEP Conference Presentations


Thursday November 15, 2007

Climate Change Science and Policy

Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation,and Protection in New York:
Linking Science and Policy
November 15-16, 2007
Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY

Chair: Peter Iwanowicz, Director, Office of Climate Change, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Keynote Address

  • Climate Change and New York: The Need for Quick Scale in Policy Solutions
    Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
    Slides [PDF] Text [PDF]
  • Environmental Issues Related to Alternative Energy and Emerging Technologies
    Chair: Jeff Peterson, Program Manager, NYSERDA
    Update and Lessons Learned From Alternative Energy and Emerging Technology Projects in New York State
  • Environmental Monitoring for a New Clean Energy Technology: Kinetic Hydropower and the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project [PDF]
    Ron Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Verdant Power New York
  • Post Construction Wildlife Monitoring Study at Maple Ridge Wind Farm [PDF|3.1 MB]
    David Mizrahi, Vice President for Research, New Jersey Audubon Society
  • Electricity Generation Effects on Wildlife Populations: A synthesis (Work in Progress)
    Jim Newman, Co-Director, Environmental BioIndicators Foundation and Vice President/Principal Scientist, Pandion Systems
  • Emerging Clean Coal Technologies: Improving the Environmental Impact of Coal Power Generation
    Michael Slanders, Office of Clean Energy Systems, U.S. Department of Energy

Friday, November 16, 2007

Session A: Air Quality and Related Health Research

Session B: Ecosystem Response to the Deposition of Sulfur and Nitrogen

Session C: Science and Policy Issues Related to Mercury in the Environment

Environmental Issues Related to Alternative Energy and Emerging Technologies

Chair: Neil Murphy, President, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Update on Environmental Issues Related to Biofuels

For additional information please contact
Amanda Stevens – 1-866-NYSERDA, ext. 3325; [email protected]