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February 2006 Presentation





Friday, February 10, 2006
12:00 Noon

The Warwick Hotel

1776 Grant Street


Parking is available directly behind the hotel.

Let the attendant know that you are with the Colorado Bar Association—Parking is FREE.


Speaker:  John F. Shepherd

Topic:  “NEPA Litigation Update for Natural Resources Lawyers”


John F. Shepherd, a partner with Holland & Hart LLP, will address developments under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in 2005.  He will focus on new court decisions that deal with recurring NEPA issues such as EAs vs. EISs, the discussion of alternatives, cumulative impacts, mitigation measures, public comment requirements, and coalbed methane development.


Short Bio of John Shepherd:

John specializes in oil and gas, public land, and environmental law.  He has substantial experience assisting companies navigate their way through the NEPA process, and in NEPA litigation, including both IBLA appeals and federal court challenges.  He is the author of the NEPA chapter in the American Law of Mining Treatise (2d ed. 2003), Chapter 2 of The NEPA Litigation Guide (1999), and “Key NEPA Issues Affecting Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands,” Rocky Mt. Min. L. Inst. 15-1 (1991).  He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Denver College of Law.


The cost of the luncheon is $25.00

(seniors over 62, $21.00 and students and law clerks, $10). 


Reservations must be received no later than noon on Thursday, February 9, 2006.  To RSVP call the Colorado Bar Association reservation line at (303)860-1115 x727, or respond by e-mail; Please specify if you prefer if a vegetarian lunch.  If you call our reservation line, please spell your name and specify the name of the program you wish to attend.


All cancellations or no-shows after noon on February 9, 2006 will be charged the cost of the luncheon.


Submitted for one general CLE credit.


Upcoming Luncheon Dates (Topics TBA):

March 10, 2006

April 14, 2006

May 12, 2006

June 9, 2006