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Environmental Attorney D.J. Gerken to Speak Feb. 6 at Warren Wilson College

WARREN WILSON COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE
Jan. 18, 2012
Contact: WWC Environmental Leadership Center Asst. Ellen Querin

D.J. Gerken, senior attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center in Asheville, will speak Feb. 6 at Warren Wilson College on “Using the Power of the Law to Protect the Environment.” His talk, free and open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. in Canon Lounge of the Gladfelter Student Center.

Gerken’s work primarily involves advocating for responsible land-use policies before county and state officials, and representing environmental clients in administrative processes and litigation. His expertise includes issues relating to national forests in the Southern Appalachians and to transportation and growth. He holds degrees from Davidson College and the University of Virginia.

For more information on the Feb. 6 event at Warren Wilson, call 828-771-3006.

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