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Environmental Litigation in 2019: Significant Issues to Watch For

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Environmental and Energy Law (CLE)Litigation (CLE)Recording

Online CLE Environmental Litigation

Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the outlook for environmental law and litigation in 2019. They will also discuss the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the significant trends and issues in the previous year, arising from various enforcement and regulatory changes implemented by the current administration. This Webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues that may arise due to the recent changes.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Significant Trends and Issues in 2018
  • Notable Environmental Litigation Trends
  • Changes and Updates on Enforcement and Regulation
  • Litigation Strategies
  • Outlook in 2019

Agenda

Joseph S. Simpson, Partner
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
  • Litigation Trends Regarding Emerging Contaminants (PFAS and PFOS)
    • PFAS and PFOS primer
    • Case law developments
    • Future issues to be resolved
  • CWA Liability for Groundwater Migration
    • CWA liability for unpermitted point source discharges
    • Migrating groundwater as a point source
    • Circuit split and litigation ahead

Dr. Mark Berkman, Principal
The Brattle Group
  • Dormant Commerce Clause Challenges to State and Local Environmental Regulation
    • Current litigation between Lighthouse (a coal company) and the State of Washington
    • Current cases between coal and natural gas plant owners against Illinois and New York regarding nuclear plant subsidies
    • Recent decision in Portland Me LNG case
    • Previous cases by electric generators regarding coal plant bans
  • Emerging challenges to pollution sources using environmental justice claims
  • Trends in natural resource damage methods
    • Renewed emphasis on habitat equivalency approach
    • Recognition by the courts of hedonic methods to measure damage

Who Should Attend

  • Environmental Attorneys
  • Energy and Environmental Consultants
  • Renewable Energy Professionals
  • State Regulatory Officials
  • Environmental Non-profit Organizations
  • Public and Private Companies
  • Risk Assessment Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Other Interested Organizations/Individuals

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Online CLE Environmental Litigation

Joseph S. Simpson, Partner
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
  • Litigation Trends Regarding Emerging Contaminants (PFAS and PFOS)
    • PFAS and PFOS primer
    • Case law developments
    • Future issues to be resolved
  • CWA Liability for Groundwater Migration
    • CWA liability for unpermitted point source discharges
    • Migrating groundwater as a point source
    • Circuit split and litigation ahead

Dr. Mark Berkman, Principal
The Brattle Group
  • Dormant Commerce Clause Challenges to State and Local Environmental Regulation
    • Current litigation between Lighthouse (a coal company) and the State of Washington
    • Current cases between coal and natural gas plant owners against Illinois and New York regarding nuclear plant subsidies
    • Recent decision in Portland Me LNG case
    • Previous cases by electric generators regarding coal plant bans
  • Emerging challenges to pollution sources using environmental justice claims
  • Trends in natural resource damage methods
    • Renewed emphasis on habitat equivalency approach
    • Recognition by the courts of hedonic methods to measure damage

Online CLE Environmental Litigation


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Online CLE Environmental Litigation

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Knowledge in Environmental Law and Litigation

Course Code:
   147664

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 CLE

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