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NEPA’s Fatal Flaw, an Impediment to Collaboration

By Kelsey Kahn for EDRblog.org.  Background Straddling the Oregon-California border, the Klamath Basin is home to the PacifiCorp-owned Klamath Hydroelectric Project; six power-generating dams along the Klamath River. Four of these dams are over 50 years old and out of compliance with the Endangered Species Act. [3] They each require costly retrofits because they inhibit […]

Holbrook Receives the Inaugural Peacemaker Award

Professor James Holbrook received the inaugural Peacemaker Award and gave the inaugural Peacemaker Lecture, founded by the Brigham Young University Center for Conflict Resolution and co-sponsored by the BYU David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, on September 16, 2015, in Provo, Utah. View the Inaugural Peacemaker Lecture »

Water Diplomacy… in the West?

By Danya Rumore for EDRblog.org Throughout the western US, drought conditions have made water a pressing issue on many people’s minds. While the water shortage problem is clear, the solutions are not. But the reality is that there’s only so much we can do because there’s only so much water. Right? Yes and no. Physically […]

College’s Advocacy in Mediation Team Participates in Regional Competition

The S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 2014 ABA Advocacy in Mediation Competition Team members (from left to right: Logan Daniels, Hillary Pavia, Blake Johnson, and Thomas Parkin) competed March 1-2 in a regional competition at the University of Houston. The Team’s coach, Professor Jim Holbrook, said, “Our team members demonstrated sophisticated negotiation strategies and skills they […]