Co-produced with the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin
The state of Wisconsin’s environment
The 31st Annual Environmental Law Update makes it easy to stay informed on all the latest state and federal legislative changes and regulatory issues. In addition to the latest updates in clean air, water, and hazardous waste, this year’s update will highlight the emerging contaminants that threaten Wisconsin’s ecosystem. Gain an overview of where the related rules, regulation, legislation, and litigation stand.
- Learn how per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) contaminate groundwater
- Discuss the pending state legislation to regulate “forever chemicals”
- Receive an overview of wetland regulation as well as wetland losses and gains
You'll also recieve guidance for reacting to ethical dilemmas.
Todd L. Ambs, Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will deliver the keynote address and relay the governor’s new priorities and initiatives for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Then, attorneys and agency staff from the DNR will share tips for obtaining permits, approvals, open records, and comments on DNR documents.
Representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will also provide details on the types of environmental issues they regulate, such as:
- The manufacturing, use, and distribution of EPA-approved pesticides
- Water quality in Silurian Bedrock
- Industrial hemp
New issues come to light constantly. Keep up with the latest areas of interest at the 31st Annual Environmental Law Update.