Water Resources Science and Technology Fall Seminar Series: Jill Shackelford (Entrepreneur) and Molly Cagle (Legal Counsel)

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Fall 2023


Ms. Jill Shackelford shared her experience in starting a mining company, how she encountered challenges by the environmental groups and local residents, the lessons learned, and how she eventually worked with her legal counsel, Molly Cagle, to gain clarity on water rights and the trust of her oppositions by investing in the dry suppression technology from Europe. She shared her view on the co-existence of industrial development and environmental compliance.