Tuesday, August 20, 2013
12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
(Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.)

Lunch will be served, followed by the keynote address at noon

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Grand on 10
1401 Fulton Street, Suite 212
Fresno, CA 93721

Website:  The Grand 1401
See this map for directions
Click here to view an aerial map Lots 2, 3, 4, 5 are available during the day for parking

High Speed Rail in the Valley:
Managing the Economic and Environmental Impacts

A lunchtime presentation in Fresno, presented by the UC Berkeley and UCLA Schools of Law Climate Change and Business Research Initiative to develop policies that help businesses prosper in an era of climate change.  Support generously provided by Bank of America.

Keynote Address:

The Honorable Ashley Swearengin, Mayor of Fresno 

Panel presentation:
Holly King, King-Gardiner Farms, LLC
Tom Richards, High Speed Rail Authority
Jeff Roberts, Granville Homes

Construction will begin soon in the San Joaquin Valley on “Phase 1” of the $68.4 billion high speed rail system.  What will the impact be on the Valley’s cities, farms, and pocketbooks?  How can Valley leaders ensure that the system maximizes the economic and environmental benefits for residents?  This event will discuss these issues and offer policy ideas to address the challenges.  UCLA and UC Berkeley Schools of Law will also release a joint report at the event on this topic, entitled “A High Speed Foundation.”

RSVP by Friday, August 16th.  Space is limited.

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For more information, please contact Center for Law, Energy & the Environment at or 510-643-7025.