October 20, 2010
The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy has released its Annual Report for the year ended June 30, 2010.
The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy is dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation and understanding of the vital role that water plays in our society and of the importance of the legal and policy framework that shapes and uses and stewardship of water. The Institute is a program of Tulane Law School, which complements the Law School's well regarded admiralty, maritime, and environmental law programs.
Mark Davis, Institute Director, has been a sought-after expert and commentator on the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the response to the disaster. With regard to the BP/Deepwater Horizon events, the Institute has engaged in public and community education, policy guidance, and natural resource mitigation/coastal restoration coordination.
Other projects of the Institute include a Louisiana Water Law Survey, Building Reslieince in a World of Water Risk, the Bound By Water Summit, the Percy Viosca Distinguished Speaker Series, and numerous publications and reports detailed in the Annual Report.