2019 Environmental Law Forum

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TypeTitleStartEndCLEPrice
Harrisburg - Both Days
Harrisburg Hilton & Towers
One North Second Street, Second & Market Streets, Harrisburg PA, 17101
STARTWed., Apr. 03, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDThu., Apr. 04, 2019
4:00 PM
CLE 12 sub/2 eth PRICE Regular: $575.00
New Attorney: $275.00
Harrisburg - Day One
Harrisburg Hilton & Towers
One North Second Street, Second & Market Streets, Harrisburg PA, 17101
STARTWed., Apr. 03, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDWed., Apr. 03, 2019
5:15 PM
CLE 6 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $350.00
New Attorney: $175.00
Harrisburg - Day Two
Harrisburg Hilton & Towers
One North Second Street, Second & Market Streets, Harrisburg PA, 17101
STARTThu., Apr. 04, 2019
8:30 AM
ENDThu., Apr. 04, 2019
4:00 PM
CLE 6 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $350.00
New Attorney: $175.00

About

Special Pricing Available

PBA EEL Section Member

Attending One Day: $295, use discount code ELFEEL1
Attending Two Days: $525, use discount code ELFEEL2

Full-time Environmental Public Interest Lawyer

Attending One Day: $265, use discount code ELFPI1
Attending Two Days: $425, use discount code ELFPI2


Speakers who will engage you; concepts that will challenge you…updates, changing laws, developing legislation, new technologies

Registration is open! Reserve your seat now for the premier environmental law event of the year

Gathering ground to attorneys in private practice and public service, engineers, consultants, professors, and scientists, this event puts you in the hot seat: learn, network, exchange, debate!

Revitalize & energize your practice—reap the benefits all year long

  • Delve into unexplored areas of environmental law
  • Seek out the advanced-level classes to revitalize your practice
  • Earmark the sessions that offer legislative and regulatory updates
  • Learn proactive strategies for balancing green against green
  • Network, network, network!

Tailor your experience with an agenda that offers something for everyone:

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Plenary)
Back to the Future – Can the Past Help us Shape the present?

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM (Workshops)
Federal State Issues: The 2019 Story
Development of a Contaminated Site
Pipeline Issues
The PA Regulatory Process & Proposals for Reform

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Workshops)
The Environmental Rights Amendments Right Now
Land Use and Zoning Law Update
Pipes and Wells-drinking water
Requirements for Repealing Regulations at Federal Level

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (Workshops)
Natural Disaster Preparedness and Liability
Stormwater Management in Land Development
Municipal Water and Sewer Authorities: When Wall Street Comes Knocking
Recent Developments in Administrative Law Applied to Environmental Cases
Career Opportunities in Environmental Law for Law Students and Recent Graduates

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Workshops)
Ethical issues that might arise while Litigating a Case in the EHB
Art 1 Sec 27 Issues affecting Land Developments
Roads and Bridges – Earthmoving and Encroachments, Permitting
State Law Implications of Federal Regulatory Change

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM (Workshops)
Planners Roundtable: Pipelines, Professionalism & Priorities
Endangered species
Transmission lines/cell phone towers

Thursday, April 4, 2019

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM (Workshops)
Major Federal Environmental Decisions
Water Update
Environmental Forensic Investigations - Lessons Learned from the Two Largest US Environmental Disasters
Climate Change

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM (Workshops)
Developments in NGO & PUC Litigation
Oil and Gas Regulatory Update
Emerging Environmental Issues in Agriculture
Coal and Non-Coal Mining Update

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Workshops)
Multi-State Litigation
Update Contaminated Site Allocation
Don’t Give Up 5 Minutes before the Miracle: Ethics
Gas-Fired Power Plants

1:15 PM – 2:45 PM (Workshops)
EHB Roundtable
Federal & State Air Quality
Hot Topics in the River Basins
State of Play on Renewable Energy

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Workshops)
Clean Air Act Litigation
Changes in Recycling
FERC Related Issues

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Environmental and Energy Law Section

DON’T MISS…

COCKTAIL RECEPTION
The day doesn’t end when the last class lets out on Wednesday—join your colleagues at the PBA EEL Section Reception and toast the day, the year, the practice, or whatever motivates you to celebrate! We’ll provide the food and spirits, you provide the conversation and good cheer at this happy hour hot spot.

PBA EEL SECTION ANNUAL DINNER
The camaraderie lives on at the Section’s Annual Dinner, immediately following the reception on Wednesday evening—this is a “must attend” for all environmental professionals! Join the Section as they honor the recipient of their Achievement Award, catch up with old friends, and make new and lasting contacts over fabulous food and drink. Your choice of entree: please specify beef, salmon, or vegetarian.

Reservations must be made through PBI. Reservations canceled after April 1 will not be refunded. Click here to purchase your ticket or contact our Customer Service Department at 800-247-4724.

Vegan and gluten free meals are available but must be requested in advance. Contact Stacey Thomas at 800-932-4637 x2298 or sthomas@pbi.org.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Harrisburg Hilton & Towers
2nd & Market Streets

Don’t risk a sellout—reserve your overnight accommodations today! Contact the Hilton at (717) 233-6000 or book via their website,  Harrisburg Hilton , and the reduced rate of $148 is yours when you mention the Environmental Law Forum. Use hotel reservation code BAR19. Rate guaranteed until 3/12/2019.

COURSE MATERIALS

All attendees will receive the course materials as a digital download. A link will be emailed to all registrants prior to the meeting for downloading, viewing and printing of CLE materials.

Printed versions of the course book are available for an additional $80. If you wish to receive the printed version of the course book (yellow book) with your registration, you must call PBI customer service at 800-932-4637 to register for this course and purchase the printed course book(s).


Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Prof. Todd Aagaard Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
David Althoff Jr. PA DEP Office of Pollution
Hon. Steven C. Beckman Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Jeffrey Bednar PA Department of Environmental Protection
Laurie J. Besden Esq. Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of PA
Andrew T. Bockis Esq. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Hbg)
Alexander Bomstein Esq. Clean Air Council
Terry R. Bossert Esq. Post & Schell, P.C. (Hbg)
Len Bradley PE RGS Associates
C Baird Brown Esq. eco(n)law LLC
Robert J. Bylone Jr. Penn State Harrisburg
Marc J. Cammarata P.E. Philadelphia Water Department
Francis J. Catania Esq. Catania & Parker LLP
Alexandra C. Chiaruttini Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
William J. Cluck Esq. DBA Law Office of William J Cluck
Mary B. Coe Esq. US Environmental Protection Agency Region III
Hon. Michelle A. Coleman Environmental Hearing Board
Brandon D. Coneby Esq. Dinsmore & Shohl LLP (Pittsburgh)
Prof. John C. Dernbach Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Alicia R. Duke Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Courtney A. Emerson Esq. Fox Rothschild LLP (DE)
Lara B. Fowler Esq. Penn State Law
Jay M. Fox Esq. Amtrak
Kristen M. Furlan Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Kevin J. Garber Esq. Babst Calland (Pitts)
Kenda Jo M. Gardner Esq. PA Dept of Transportation
Brian G. Glass Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Caren Glotfelty Allegheny County Parks Foundation
Pamela S. Goodwin Esq. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Princeton)
Barbara Jean Grabowski Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Lee Ann H Hagenbarth-Murray JD Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus
Mark C Hammond Esq. Land Air Water Legal Solutions LLC
Catherine M. Harper Esq. Timoney Knox, LLP
Michael J. Heilman Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Bruce M. Herschlag Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Caleb J. Holmes Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Anthony R. Holtzman Esq. K & L Gates LLP (Hbg)
John H. Howard Esq. Office of Chief Counsel
Charles B. Howland Esq. Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
Joseph M. Iole Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Hon. Norman J Kennard Pennsylvania Public Utililty Commission
Kevin D. Kent Esq. Conrad O'Brien PC (Phila)
Brigid Landy Khuri Esq. K & L Gates LLP (Hbg)
Kurt E. Klapkowski Esq. Bureau of Oil and Gas Planning and Program Management, PA Department of Environmental Protection
Hon. Bernard A. Labuskes Jr PA Environmental Hearing Board
Leda J. Lacomba Esq. PA House of Representatives Research Dept
Clifford B. Levine Esq. Cohen & Grigsby PC
Blaine A. Lucas Esq. Babst Calland (Pitts)
David G. Mandelbaum Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Joseph M. Manko Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Hon. Richard P. Mather Sr. PA Environmental Hearing Board
Kaitlyn R. Maxwell Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Prof. James R. May Widener University
Carol F. McCabe Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Merritt McGlynn All4 Inc.
Robert B McKinstry Jr., MSF, Esq.
James A. Meade Esq. First Energy Corp
Paul J. Metro PA PUC
Steven T. Miano Esq. Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller (Phila)
Jean M. Mosites Esq. Babst Calland (Pitts)
Paula K. Motzel Esq. Chevron USA Inc
Margaret O. Murphy Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Jason E. Oyler Esq. Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Scott R. Perry Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Robert A. Reiley Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Daniel Reiter Esq. Fox Rothschild LLP (Phila)
Honorable Thomas W. Renwand Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
David G Ries Esq. Clark Hill PLC (Pitts)
Jonathan E. Rinde Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Erin E. Rodgers Environmental Standards Inc
Robert Routh Esq. Clean Air Council
Susan P. Shinkman Esq.
Beth Liss Shuman Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
John F. Slade All4 Inc.
Steven T. Smith Esq. PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR)
Jennifer A. Smokelin Esq. Reed Smith LLP (Pitts)
Jonathan H. Spergel Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Diana J. Stares Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Aaron J. Stemplewicz Esq. Delaware Riverkeeper Network
John F. Stoviak Esq. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Phila)
Curtis C. Sullivan Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Andrew L. Swope Esq. Pennsylvania American Water Company
Nels J. Taber Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Gina M. Thomas Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Carrie M. Tongarm Esq. Duquesne Light Company (Pitts)
Rock J. Vitale Environmental Standards Inc
Howard Jay Wein Esq. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (Pgh)
Harry R. Weiss Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
Dennis A. Whitaker Esq. Hawke McKeon & Sniscak LLP
Andrew Williams Esq. Environmental Defense Fund
Lauren M. Williams Esq. Curtin & Heefner LLP (Doylestown)
Reed Wills SunEast Development LLC
Sarah E. Winner Esq. Center for Coalfield Justice
Jordan B. Yeager Esq. Curtin & Heefner LLP (Doylestown)
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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