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College of Law presents ‘A Debate on the Future of Environmental Regulation’

The Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law will host “A Debate on The Future of Environmental Regulation” on Thursday, Feb. 3, at 11:15 a.m. in the Moot Court Room (129). The event’s featured debaters will be John Kunich, a Fulbright Senior Specialist and author of “Betting the Earth,” and professor George Gonzalez of the University of Miami, Florida. The event is presented by the Environmental Law Society and the Federalist Society for Law Public Policy Studies.
 
This event is free and open to the public.
 
Kunich served 20 years in the Air Force JAG office, including assignments at the Headquarters Air Force Environmental Law and Litigation Division and as the chief environmental attorney for U.S. and Air Force Command.
 
Kunich has served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the Indian Law Institute in New Delhi, India. He has twice testified before the U.S. Congress on environmental issues and has been a guest on Fox News, CNN, PBS and MSNBC to share his environmental law expertise. He has authored seven books and written numerous law review articles that have been published in journals from institutions such as Georgetown, University of Southern California and Washington University.
 
Gonzalez specializes in American politics, U.S. public policy, and environmental politics and policy and has done research on numerous environmental topics such as environmental politics, U.S. clean air policy, global warming, U.S. natural resource policies and environmental interest groups.
 
From his research, Gonzalez has authored numerous books, including “Corporate Power and the Environment: The Political Economy of U.S. Environmental Policy,” “The Politics of Air Pollution,” and “Urban Sprawl, Global Warming, and the Empire of Capital.” He also has written articles for journals such as Polity, published by the Northeastern Political Science Association, American Political Development and Environmental Politics. He has taught at both King’s College and the University of Minnesota-Duluth.