China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action

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On Wednesday, September 9th,2015 the U.S.-Asia Partnership for Environmental Law hosted a discussion of new legal developments and reflections on field investigations with Chinese NGOs and attorneys with Jack Tuholske, Director Vermont Law School Water and Justice Program and Technical Advisor to the U.S.-Asia Partnerships; and Yanmei Lin, Associate Director U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law at Vermont Law SchoolThe discussion touched on their recent article Field Notes From the Far East: China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action. The video of their presentation can be viewed above.

Author: Nicholas Bihun

Nicholas Bihun joined the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law at Vermont Law School as Program Coordinator in December 2013. Nicholas combines his knowledge of China’s language, culture, and energy policy with a passion for the environment and renewable energy. He studied Mandarin and international affairs as an undergraduate before moving to China in 2007. While in China he worked for a number of international organizations and think-tanks including the United Nations Development Program. He studied Mandarin at East China Normal University in Shanghai before receiving a Master’s degree from the Department of International Relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing. At this time his research focused on U.S.-China joint energy policy and cooperation on renewable energy policies and projects.

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