29th Annual Environmental Law Update - 2017
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About the Program
Who should purchase:
- Environmental law attorneys
- Real estate lawyers
- Agricultural law attorneys
- Business lawyers
- Municipal law attorneys
- Construction law practitioners
- Government lawyers
How you’ll benefit:
- Learn about local government efforts to regulate environmental activities in Wisconsin
- Find an overview of federal regulations, executive orders, and litigation affecting water laws
- Explore recent legislative changes to Wisconsin's shoreland zoning and riparian rights
- Discover key takeaways from the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Murr v. Wisconsin
- Understand the changes being implemented by the amended Toxic Substances Control Act
- Know the importance of ethics in emergency environmental lawyering
- Gain insight into citizen suits under federal environmental statutes
- Receive an update on important air issues
Attend the live seminar for a special opportunity to meet and talk with the presenters and fellow attendees at a complimentary networking luncheon sponsored by the State Bar’s Environmental Law Section.
*Co-produced by the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Get your bearings during a sea change
At the 29th Annual Environmental Law Update, a group of environmental law all-stars will guide you through key Trump administration and legislative changes in addition to regulatory issues on the state and federal levels, including:
- The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Murr v. Wisconsin
- Amendment to the Toxic Substances Control Act
- The Fine Particulate Strategy and other air-related activities
You’ll also learn the process of bringing, defending, and collecting fees in citizen suits under federal environmental statutes as well as how emergency environmental situations affect your ethical duties.
Filling the gap: local government efforts to regulate
This year’s keynote address focuses on the endeavors of local government to oversee environmental activities in Wisconsin. Professor Brian W. Ohm from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning within the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension will share how the Badger State is responding to subjects such as:
- Frac sand mining
- Large-scale agricultural operations
- Wind energy facilities
Understand the changing scenery
If your head’s swimming from all that’s happening with the new environmental regulations, we have the solution. Receive a helpful overview of the executive orders, regulatory changes, and major litigation impacting the Clean Water Act and other federal environmental statutes.
Understand the U.S. Supreme Court decision in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Company. Explore the regulatory outcomes of President Trump’s executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency to better define the jurisdictional scope of the “Waters of the United States” rule.
Plus, take a closer look at case law and Wisconsin legislative changes affecting shoreland zoning, riparian rights, and lakefront development.
Nip uncertainty in the bud
If you’re feeling “up in the air” about the future of environmental law, find solid ground at the 29th Annual Environmental Law Update. Purchase today!
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