2 Nat. Resources L. Newsl. 1 (1968-1969)

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Section to Sponsor ABA National Institute
on Air And Water Quality Control
Plans have just been announced that the Section will hold
its first ABA National Institute on the subject of Air and
Water Quality Control. L. Clair Nelson, Chairman of the Sec-
tion, stated that this Institute will be conducted over a two-
day period on March 21 and 22, 1969 at the Sheraton Hotel
in Chicago, Illinois. Leading authorities will comprise four
panels of speakers that will cover such subject areas as the
Federal Water Pollution Act, Federal Air Quality Act, Inter-
state Compacts, Tort Liability, as well as the problems of
application of the rules in particular industries. Philip K.
Verleger, Los Angeles, Chairman of the Institute Planning
Committee, said that final planning is now in progress and
that Section Members will be receiving more detailed informa-
tion shortly. Section members are encouraged to mark their
calendars now for these dates.

Marine Resources Policy Stated
The House of Delegates on August 7, 1968 adopted a Joint
Report of the Sections of Natural Resources Law, Inter-
national and Comparative Law, and the Standing Committee
on Peace and Law Through United Nations relating to the
development of Marine Resources. The text of the resolution
follows:
   WHEREAS, the natural resources of the seabed and subsoil
   under the high seas are becoming, through technological
   progress, increasingly available to mankind in ways until
   recently unforeseen; and
   WHEREAS, a Committee of the United Nations General
   Assembly is presently considering practical means to
   promote international co-operation in the exploration, con-
 servation and Use of the seabed and the ocean floor, and the
 subsoil thereof.... and of their resources; and
   WHEREAS, the United States, as a member of that United
   Nations Committee, has proposed that the exploration and
 use of the deep ocean floor be open to all states and their
 nationals without discrimination and in accordance with
 international law, and as a corollary of this that the exercise
 of sovereignty or sovereign rights over any part of the deep
 ocean floor be ruled out; and
   WHEREAS, the treaty known as the 1958 Convention on
 the Continental Shelf in force between 37 nations, including
 the United States, recognizes that each coastal state has
                                    (Continued on page 2)


L. Clair Nelson


John H. Tippit


                        OFFICERS
Chairman L. Clair Nelson, New York, New York
Chairman-Elect John H. Tippit, Denver, Colorado
Vice-Chairman Cecil E. Munn, Fort Worth, Texas
Secretary William K. Tell, Jr., New York, New York

                        COUNCIL
Ex officio The Officers, Section Delegate, and Jesse P. Luton
Jr., Last Retiring Chairman, Houston, Texas
For Term Ending 1969 Joseph P. Hammond, Tulsa, Oklahoma
C. Howard Hardesty, Jr., New York, New York
For Term Ending 1970 Northcutt Ely, Washington, D.C.
David R. Phipps, Denver, Colorado
For Term Ending 1971 J. Thomas Greene, Salt Lake City, Utah
William C. Perry, Jr., Houston, Texas
For Term Ending 1972 John B. Howerton, Washington, D.C.
Robert C. Keck, Chicago, Illinois
Section Delegate to House of Delegates Jesse P. Luton, Jr.,
   Houston, Texas


William K. Tell


Cecil E. Munn

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