Portland, Ore.-Dunn Carney is pleased to announce that Elizabeth E. Howard will receive Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Luminary Award. The Luminary award is given to an individual who has made early career and community contributions that clearly identify her or him as a future leader. Howard graduated from Oregon State University in 1998 with a B.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics and a minor in General Agriculture. She received her J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2001.
Howard is considered one of Oregon’s foremost authorities on federal and state water quality regulation policies and their impacts on agriculture. Many of her legal efforts involve ranching and agricultural communities and complex public land use cases, including application and interpretation of the Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Clean Water Act.
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