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From Tulane News: Houck to receive prestigious ABA environmental law award

August 22nd, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane Law School News website and was written by Alina Hernandez.

For his pioneering role in modern environmental law and as one of the world‘€™s most committed advocates of protecting nature, Tulane Law Prof. Oliver Houck will be honored with the American Bar Association‘€™s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Law and Policy, one of the highest honors bestowed by the ABA.

Houck, whose legacy at Tulane includes building a world-class environmental law program, jump-starting the largest student-run environmental law summit in the nation and supporting the recent launch of the Tulane Center for Environmental Law, will receive the award at the 27th Fall Conference of the ABA Section on the Environment, Energy, and Resources, on Sept. 13 in Boston.

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