Tuesday, July 25, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7-17-06
Scott Anders, Director, Energy Policy Initiatives Center (619) 260-4589
Ashley Wood, Director of Communications, USD School of Law (619) 260-4097
USD School of Law Energy Center Powers Up New Web Site
Site provides up-to-date information and analysis of important energy-related regulatory and legislative issues facing the San Diego region and beyond
The Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC), a nonprofit academic and research center at the University of San Diego School of Law, announced today the launch of its new Web site.The site, which can be viewed at www.sandiego.edu/epic, is designed to be a comprehensive resource for consumers, energy professionals, and public officials seeking information and expert analysis of energy policy issues that impact the San Diego region and California.
Site users will find summaries of energy proceedings at the California Public Utilities Commission and other regulatory agencies as well as up-to-date listings of active energy legislation.In addition, visitors can find information about EPIC’s academic program (including details about its Energy Law and Policy course), summaries of EPIC’s ongoing research projects, and copies of EPIC’s publications and presentations.
“This Web site reflects our mission to educate the public and public officials about energy law and policy issues,” said EPIC director, Scott Anders.“With information that will be useful to the media, elected officials, energy professionals, the business community, public agencies and lawmakers, we expect the site to become a valuable resource for those who would like to learn more about energy policy issues facing California and the San Diego region.”
“This site will be a useful tool for students and professionals alike.It has a wealth of up-to-date information about topical energy policy issues,” said Kevin Cole, Dean of the University of San Diego School of Law. “EPIC’s website is a great example of how the School of Law is reaching out beyond our classrooms to educate a wide array of stakeholders.”
EPIC’s site can be viewed at www.sandiego.edu/epic
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The Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) is a nonprofit academic and research center of the USD School of Law that studies energy policy issues affecting the San Diego region and California. EPIC integrates research and analysis, law school study, and public education, and serves as a source of legal and policy expertise and information in the development of sustainable solutions that meet our future energy needs.