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Environmental Law Forum 2020

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TypeTitleStartEndCLEPrice
Harrisburg - Both Days
Hilton Harrisburg
One North Second Street, Second & Market Streets, Harrisburg PA, 17101
STARTWed., Apr. 01, 2020
9:00 AM
ENDThu., Apr. 02, 2020
4:00 PM
CLE 10 sub/2 eth PRICE Regular: $575.00
New Attorney: $275.00
Harrisburg - Day One
Hilton Harrisburg
One North Second Street, Second & Market Streets, Harrisburg PA, 17101
STARTWed., Apr. 01, 2020
9:00 AM
ENDWed., Apr. 01, 2020
5:15 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $350.00
New Attorney: $175.00
Harrisburg - Day Two
Hilton Harrisburg
One North Second Street, Second & Market Streets, Harrisburg PA, 17101
STARTThu., Apr. 02, 2020
8:30 AM
ENDThu., Apr. 02, 2020
4:00 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $350.00
New Attorney: $175.00

About

Special Pricing Available

PA Bar Association Environmental & Energy Law 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

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

Gathering ground for 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 unfamiliar areas of environmental law to expand your practice
  • 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!

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

Featuring tracks designed to provide you with cutting edge information in your areas of interest 

  • Energy development
  • Conventional land developments
  • Regulatory & policy change
  • Environmental litigation
  • Special areas of interest, basics, updates, misc. 

Don’t miss a beat with our annual updates – 

  • Federal & state issues
  • Major federal environmental decisions
  • Stormwater management
  • CERCLA, Brownfields, hazardous waste, Act 2
  • Land use & zoning law update
  • Oil & gas
  • NGO litigation
  • Emerging issues in agriculture
  • Clean air act litigation

Watch for these exciting sessions with up-to-date information and insights:

  • The Environmental Rights Amendment in practice 
  • Renewable energy
  • Recycling
  • PFOS
  • Climate change
  • Trends for regulatory change
  • Pipelines
  • Cooperative federalism
  • Section 401 of the Clean Water Act explained

Plus, our annual “super sessions”—

  • EHB Roundtable
  • Planners’ Roundtable

Returning this year—a Basics track:

  • Air
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Oil & Gas
  • Enforcement & Appeals

Tuition includes downloadable course materials, refreshment breaks, lunch(es), and networking reception.

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $80. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

12 CLE Credits
Workshop choices will determine whether credits are in substantive law, practice and procedure or ethics.

Hotel Accommodations 
Why wait? Don’t risk a sellout—reserve your overnight accommodations today! Contact the Hilton at (717) 233-6000, and the reduced rate of $149 is yours when you mention the Environmental Law Forum. Or book directly with the hotel: Harrisburg Hilton . Rate guaranteed until 3/9/2020.

Wednesday’s “Extras” Help Broaden Your Network 

Environmental Law Forum “After Party” Wednesday, 5:15 pm 

Don’t head for the door after the last class on Wednesday, head for our happy hour cocktail reception! Stick around for the great food, brews and friends.

PBA Environmental & Energy Law Section Annual Dinner Wednesday, 6:15 pm 

For members and non-members alike, this Forum favorite promises continued camaraderie well into the night. Immediately following the reception on Wednesday, the dinner includes recognition of Section Council, student scholarship recipients, Section sponsors, and the Section pays tribute to the deserving recipient of their 2020 Achievement Award. It’s a ticketed event, so click here to reserve your seat early.

Program Sponsor: PBA Environmental and Energy Law Section

Practice Areas

Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Prof. Todd Aagaard Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Alice R. Baker Esq. PennFuture - Citizens for PA's Future (SE)
Michael Becher Esq. Appalachian Mountain Advocates
Hon. Steven C. Beckman Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Alexander Bomstein Esq. Clear Air Council (Phila)
Terry R. Bossert Esq. Post & Schell, P.C. (Hbg)
Robyn Katzman Bowman Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Michael A. Braymer Esq. Department of Environmental Protection
Donald A. Brown , Esq.
Hope C. Campbell Esq. Department of Environmental Protection
Alexandra C. Chiaruttini Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
William J. Cluck Esq. DBA Law Office of William J Cluck
Hon. Michelle A. Coleman Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Brandon D. Coneby Esq. Dinsmore & Shohl LLP (Pgh)
Lisa D. Daniels PA Department of Environmental Protection
Elizabeth A. Davis Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Eric J. Delio Esq. Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Prof. John C. Dernbach Widener University Commonwealth Law School
William J. Donohue Esq. Exelon Corporation (PECO Headquaters)
Alicia R. Duke Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Michael T. Ferrence Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Kevin J. Garber Esq. Babst Calland (Pgh)
William H. Gelles Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Megan S. Haines Esq. McGuireWoods LLP (Pgh)
Mark C. Hammond Esq.
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 (Phila)
Anthony R. Holtzman Esq. K & L Gates LLP (Hbg)
Joyce A. Howell Esq. US Environmental Protection Agency
Jessica D. Hunt Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Abigail M. Jones Esq. PennFuture - Citizens for PA's Future (NE)
Kurt E. Klapkowski Esq. Bureau of Oil and Gas Planning and Program Management, PA Department of Environmental Protection
Hon. Bernard A. Labuskes Jr. Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Clifford B. Levine Esq. Cohen & Grigsby PC
David G. Mandelbaum Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Phila)
Joseph M. Manko Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Hon. Richard P. Mather Sr. Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Kaitlyn R. Maxwell Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Phila)
Carol F. McCabe Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
James M. McElfish Jr., Esq. Environmental Law Institute
Steven T. Miano Esq. Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller (Phila)
Jean M. Mosites Esq. Babst Calland (Pgh)
Margaret O. Murphy Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Jason E. Oyler Esq. Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Robert A. Reiley Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Daniel Reiter Esq. Fox Rothschild LLP (Exton)
Hon. Thomas W. Renwand Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Jonathan E. Rinde Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Cecil Rodrigues Esq. US EPA Region III / EPA-ORC
Christopher L. Ryder Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Cosmo Servidio US EPA Region 3
Prof. Amy Sinden Temple University Beasley School of Law
John S. Skoutelas Esq. Waste Management Inc
Jennifer A. Smokelin Esq. Reed Smith LLP (Downtown Pitts)
Jonathan H Spergel Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Diana J. Stares Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Gary E. Steinbauer Esq. Babst Calland (Pgh)
Aaron J. Stemplewicz Esq. Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Edward S. Stokan Esq. PA DEP Southwest Regional Office
John F. Stoviak Esq. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Phila)
Nels J. Taber Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Gina M. Thomas Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Mary Martha Truschel Esq.
William D. Wall Esq. CBS Corporation
Kenneth J. Warren Esq. Warren Environmental Counsel LLC
Danielle Waterfield JD Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)
Richard T. Watling Esq. PA Department of Environmental Protection
Logan Welde Esq. Clear Air Council (Phila)
Dennis A. Whitaker Esq. Hawke McKeon & Sniscak LLP
Matthew L. Wolford Esq.
Davitt B. Woodwell Esq. PA Environmental Council
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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