Texas Tech University

Anne Idsal Featured Speaker for Energy Law Lecture Series

George Watson

November 14, 2018

The Region 6 administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will speak to students at the Texas Tech University School of Law.

Anne Idsal
Anne Idsal

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Law will host Anne Idsal, Regional Administrator for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in the final installment of its Energy Law Lecture Series for the fall semester.

WHEN: Noon Monday (Nov. 19)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 3311 18th St.

EVENT: Anne Idsal, regional administrator for the EPA, will be the featured speaker for the Texas Tech School of Law Energy Law Lecture Series. Idsal will discuss “EPA Priorities.”

Idsal joined the EPA after previously working for the Texas state government, helping shape environmental and land policy. Her responsibilities include oversight of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas as well as 66 Tribal Nations.

Idsal served as the first female Chief Clerk of the Texas General Land Office where she oversaw all budget and expenditure matters and initiated the office's reorganization efforts to optimize business functions and provide cost savings for taxpayers. She previously served as the general counsel to Texas General Land Office where she provided substantive and procedural legal counsel to the commissioner and led an office of attorneys on issues relating to oil and gas, coastal lands, public lands, financial transactions and general law.

An experienced Texas lawyer with extensive government experience, Idsal served as General Counsel to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, where she provided legal counsel to the commissioners and oversaw the offices of the chief clerk, public interest counsel and chief auditor. She also served as a special counsel to the chairman, providing counsel on policy development and implementation.

A live webcast of the lecture can be seen online.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Sandy James at sandy.james@ttu.edu for details.

CONTACT: Ashley Langdon, assistant dean for alumni relations and communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7533 or ashley.langdon@ttu.edu