The Case for Environmental Mediation

Mediation, a method of conflict resolution that is an alternative to the legal system, would help us take care of the planet without compromising progress.

Storm King Mountain
Four disputes settled by environmental mediation. First, Consolidated Edison wanted to build a giant Hudson River hydropower plant in the side of Storm King Mountain (left bank) that would use water pumped up into a massive highland reservoir. Environmentalists opposed the facility on aesthetic and ecological grounds.