24th Annual Southeastern Environmental Law & Regulation Conference
Environmental Law Section of the Alabama State Bar
Environmental Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association ~~~~~~~
Section on Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law of The Mississippi Bar
SANDESTIN GOLF and BEACH RESORT
June 19, 2015
2015 PRACTICE UPDATE:
THE FUTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT
ASSET PROTECTION AND REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY, COASTAL AND WETLANDS ISSUES
Welcome and Introduction
Joel Kuehnert, Esq.
Program Chair, Alabama State Bar Environmental Law Section
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Birmingham, AL)
How We Got Here: The Evolution and Future of Environmental Law Practice
Adam Babich, Esq.
Tulane University Law School (New Orleans, LA)
William S. Cox, III, Esq.
Lightfoot Franklin & White (Birmingham, AL)
A. Robert Greene, Esq.
Cumberland School of Law (Birmingham, AL)
Release Reporting Requirements: We Don’t Really Have to Report This, Do We?
Mike McCown, P.G.
PPM Consultants (Birmingham)
Alan Truitt, Esq.
Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter (Birmingham)
Turning Liabilities Into Assets: Helping Clients Return Problem Properties to Productive Use
Tyson Hackenberg and Mark Goodson
CB&I Environmental Liability Solutions, LLC (Baton Rouge, LA)
Executive Director, City of New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (New Orleans, LA)
The Freshwater Land Trust (Birmingham)
Dealing With Community Opposition to Development Projects: Strategies for Success
Corporate Environmental Risk Management (Atlanta, GA)
Modernizing Asset Protection: A Breakdown of the Alabama Limited Liability Law of 2014
Vaughn McWilliams, Esq.
Haskins Jones, LLC (Birmingham, AL)
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Southeastern Regulatory Update: Protecting and Regulating the Environment in a Political Landscape
Christopher G. Wells, Esq.
Chief of Staff, Mississippi Dept. of Environmental Quality (Jackson, MS)
Vernon Barnett, Esq.
Executive Counsel, Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management (Montgomery, AL)
Jeffrey H. Wood, Esq., Moderator Balch & Bingham (Washington, D.C.)
Alternative Energy: Opportunities and Obstacles in Solar Energy Projects in the Southeast
Chris Bowles, Esq.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Nashville, TN)
Katie Ottenweller, Esq.
Southern Environmental Law Center (Atlanta, GA)
Matthew Bowden, Esq.
Alabama Power Company (Birmingham, AL)
Blair Schoof and Clint Lloyd, Esq. Strata Solar, LLC (Chapel Hill, NC)
Status Report: The State of Recycling in Alabama
Alabama Environmental Council (Birmingham)
Coastal Update: Litigation, Restoration, and Wetlands Mitigation Banking
Bessie Antin Daschbach, Esq.
Jones Swanson Huddell & Garrison (New Orleans, LA)
Melissa Gordon Pringle, Ph.D
Allen Engineering and Science (Jackson, MS)
Ray Robbins, Esq.
Westervelt Ecological Services (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Ethics and Professional Conduct – Your Professional Role Really Does Matter
Trudy D. Fisher, Esq.
Butler Snow O’Mara Stevens & Cannada (Jackson, MS)
Mike McCown, P.G.
PPM Consultants (Birmingham, AL)
Neil Johnston, Sr., Esq. Hand Arendall (Mobile, AL)
Susan Floyd King, Esq., Moderator Jones Walker (Jackson, MS)
Reception on the Beach Walk Pool Deck for attendees, speakers, sponsors, and their families
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
MCLE Credit: This course has been approved by the Alabama State Bar and The Mississippi Bar for a maximum of 6.8 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics, and by the Louisiana State Bar for a maximum of 6.75 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics.
The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. W.,
Destin, Florida 32550.
2015 Program Sponsors:
CB&I Environmental Liability Solutions Bhate Environmental Associates Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Southeast Engineering + Consulting TTL, Inc.
Liskow & Lewis
Allen Engineering and Science
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure Balch & Bingham
Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes
Burr & Forman
Butler Snow O’Mara Stevens & Cannada Corporate Environmental Risk Management The Eidson Company
Freedom Court Reporting
Haskins Jones, LLC
Highland Technical Services
Jones Swanson Huddell & Garrison
Lightfoot Franklin & White
Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program Maynard Cooper & Gale
Mississippi - Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program PM Environmental
Pritchett Environmental & Property Law
Spectrum Environmental Starnes Davis Florie
Terracon Consultants Thompson Engineering
Tom Joiner & Associates Walter Schoel Engineering Co. Westervelt Ecological Services AquAeTer
Bainbridge Mims Rogers & Smith
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver Discovia
Environ International Corporation
Southern Environmental Law Center
Thames Batre Insurance