2019 Environmental Law Forum

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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


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 a wide choice of timely topics:

Federal state issues/cooperative federalism
Development of a contaminated site
Pipeline issues
The PA regulatory process & proposals for reform
The Environmental Rights Amendment right now
Land use and zoning law update
Pipes and wells: drinking water
Requirements for repealing regulations at federal level
Natural disaster preparedness and liability
Stormwater management in land development
Municipal water and sewer authorities
Recent developments in administrative law applied to environmental cases
Art 1 Sec 27 issues affecting land development
Roads and bridges – earthmoving, encroachments, permitting
State law implications of federal regulatory change
Planners Roundtable
Endangered species
Transmission lines/cell phone towers
Major federal environmental decisions
Water update & NPDS
Hot topics in the river basins
Climate change
Developments in NGO & PUC litigation
Oil and gas regulatory update
Emerging environmental issues in agriculture
Coal and non-coal mining update
Multi-state litigation
Update contaminated site allocation
Gas-fired power plants
EHB Roundtable
Federal & state air quality
Environmental forensic investigations
State of play on renewable energy
Clean Air Act litigation
Changes in recycling?
FERC related issues

Program Sponsor: PBA Environmental and Energy Law Section


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.

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 chicken, crab cakes, or vegetable Wellington.

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.


Harrisburg Hilton & Towers
2nd & Market Streets

Don’t risk a sellout—reserve your overnight accommodations today! Contact the Hilton at (717) 233-6000 or www.hilton.com, and the reduced rate of $145 is yours when you mention the Environmental Law Forum. Use hotel reservation code PBIE. Rate guaranteed until 3/12/2019.


All attendees will receive the course materials as 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).


Alexandra C. Chiaruttini Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Kevin J. Garber Esq. Babst Calland (Pitts)
Bruce M. Herschlag Esq. PA DEP Southwest Regional Office
David G. Mandelbaum Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Phila)
Hon. Richard P. Mather Sr. Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Carol F. McCabe Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Nels J. Taber Esq.
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.