Kennedy Dicusses Hudson's Lessons for LA River

Attorney for the NRDC shares his perspective on LA and Hudson Rivers and the role of environmental litigation in protecting the environment.

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June 11, 2000, 1:08 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


Lewis MacAdams, founder of the Friends of the Los Angeles River, interviews Robert Kennedy Jr, a senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council and professor at Pace University School of Law. Kennedy discusses his persepctive on environmental justice, protecting the LA river, and the problems with passing environmental legislation in today's business-friendly government. His approach brings a new meaning to litigation in support of environmentalism: he heads an environmental litigation clinic at Pace where he assigns each of his students four polluters to sue.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Sunday, June 11, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times

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