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34th Annual Environmental Law Update 2022

Product ID: CA3319D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Co-produced with the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Earth to Wisconsin

With a historic drought in the American West, sweltering heat waves across the country, rising flood risks, and soaring energy costs, environmental concerns remain front and center in our everyday lives. And from new and changing requirements for addressing PFAS in drinking water to the cleanup of brownfield sites, there’s always something changing when it comes to environmental regulations.

Stay current on the most pressing environmental issues with the information you’ll receive at the 34th Annual Environmental Law Update. You’ll gain a foothold on recent regulatory developments, as well as new initiatives and enforcement measures, including:

  • Changes to and benefits of voluntary compliance audit programs like the DNR’s Enviro-Check program
  • The increasing importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance
  • Water quality PFAS initiatives such as municipal wastewater treatment plant screening
Read More ↓

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Select a Format

Webcast seminar
OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $269.00

Non-Member $349.00

Credits

8 CLE

* EPR credit is not available for OnDemand programs.

Quantity:
Maximum quantity must be less than or equal to 1.

Co-produced with the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Earth to Wisconsin

With a historic drought in the American West, sweltering heat waves across the country, rising flood risks, and soaring energy costs, environmental concerns remain front and center in our everyday lives. And from new and changing requirements for addressing PFAS in drinking water to the cleanup of brownfield sites, there’s always something changing when it comes to environmental regulations.

Stay current on the most pressing environmental issues with the information you’ll receive at the 34th Annual Environmental Law Update. You’ll gain a foothold on recent regulatory developments, as well as new initiatives and enforcement measures, including:

  • Changes to and benefits of voluntary compliance audit programs like the DNR’s Enviro-Check program
  • The increasing importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance
  • Water quality PFAS initiatives such as municipal wastewater treatment plant screening
Read More ↓

Program Chair:

Sarah A. Slack
Foley & Lardner LLP
Madison

Presenters:

Delanie Breuer
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C.
Madison

Arthur J. Harrington
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Milwaukee

Lisa Ashenbrenner Hunt
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Madison

Jeanne Burns-Frank
Madison Gas and Electric
Madison

Scott Inman
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Madison

Christopher J. Jaekels
Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.
Milwaukee

Robert A. Kaplan
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Chicago, IL

Patrick F. Kenny
WEC Energy Group
Chicago, IL

Michael J. Kowalkowski
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Madison

Jodi Arndt Labs
Law Firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C.
Green Bay

Diane L. Milligan
Department of Natural Resources
Madison

Todd E. Palmer
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Madison

R. Lynn Parins
Foley & Lardner LLP
Madison

Timothy J. Pierce
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

David P. Ruetz
Von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Milwaukee

Jason A. Treutel
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Madison

Hillary Vedvig
Foley & Lardner LLP
Madison

Vanessa Disbrow Wishart
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
Madison

Edward (Ned) B. Witte
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Milwaukee

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:15 a.m. : Welcome and Introductions

Sarah A. Slack

8:30 a.m. : Keynote Address

Robert A. Kaplan, EPA Region 5 Regional Counsel

9:15 a.m. : Great Lakes Panel Discussion

  • Scope summary
  • Design and remediation
  • Wisconsin permits
  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineer permits

Moderators:Edward (Ned) B. Witte
Panelists: Arthur J. Harrington, Scott Inman, Patrick F. Kenny, Michael J. Kowalkowski, Jason A. Treutel

10:15 a.m. : Break

10:30 a.m. : ESG - What Environmental Lawyers Need to Know

R. Lynn Parins, Sarah A. Slack, Hillary Vedvig

11:20 a.m. : PFAS Update

Delanie Breuer

12:10 p.m. : Networking Lunch Break - All Welcome

1:15 p.m. : Ethics for the Environmental Lawyer

  • How to identify your client when representing an organization
  • Compare privilege and confidentiality
  • Mandatory vs. permissive disclosures
  • Communications with corporate officers and employees

Christopher J. Jaekels, Jodi Arndt Labs, Timothy J. Pierce

2:05 p.m. :Wisconsin Audit Programs – Opportunities

Lisa Ashenbrenner-Hunt, Jeanne Burns-Frank, David P. Ruetz

3:00 p.m. : Break

3:15 p.m. : Air Update

Todd E. Palmer

4:05 p.m. : Water Update

Jane Landretti, Vaness Disbrow Wishart

5:05 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule may vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Understand key developments in environmental regulations, initiatives, and enforcement
  • Hear updates directly from the EPA Region 5 Regional Counsel
  • Stay current on the status of PFAS initiatives and regulations in Wisconsin
  • Find out what environmental lawyers should know about environmental, social, and corporate governance
  • Receive a review of your ethical obligations as an environmental law practitioner
  • Environmental lawyers
  • Agricultural law attorneys
  • Real estate lawyers
  • Construction lawyers
  • Municipal and government lawyers

Book Sale – Save 20%

Wisconsin Law of Easements and Restrictive Covenants.

Save 20% on Wisconsin Law of Easements and Restrictive Covenants.* Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound® version. It provides a comprehensive look at the statutes and case law surrounding easements and restrictive covenants, as well as evolving issues to consider.

Use discount code CA3319 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.

*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

The Environmental Law Section is pleased to offer scholarships to section members to attend the in-person seminar or live webcast of the 34th Annual Environmental Law Update on September 5, 2022. For more information, contact Section Coordinator Jane Corkery.

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