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26th Annual Southeastern Environmental Law & Regulation Conference

Sponsored by:

Environmental Law Section of the Alabama State Bar
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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

Destin, Florida

June 16, 2017

2017 PRACTICE UPDATE:

EPA’S NEXT GENERATION COMPLIANCE POLICY

LITIGATION UNDER THE CLEAN WATER ACT

SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATORY UPDATES

PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSETS IN BANKRUPTCY

ETHICS

Agenda

  • Welcome and Introduction

    Amber Whillock, Esq.

    Program Chair, Alabama State Bar Environmental Law Section
    Starnes Davis Florie (Birmingham, AL)

  • EPA’s Next Generation Compliance Policy and What it Means: Preparing Emissions Data Today for Enforcement Tomorrow

    Colin McCall
    All4, Inc. (Atlanta, GA)

  • Sustainable Infrastructure: Implementation of Resource- Friendly Development Projects

    T. Michael Brown, Esq.
    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Birmingham, AL)

    Darren W. Gore, PE
    Water and Sewer Department City of Murfreesboro, TN

    John Michael Corn, Moderator AquAeTer (Brentwood, TN)

  • BREAK (15 minutes)

  • Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi 2017 Regulatory Update

    A. Todd Carter, Esq.
    Alabama Department of Environmental Management (Montgomery, AL)

    Boyd Bryan, Esq.
    Jones Walker (Baton Rouge, LA)

    Gary Rikard, Esq.
    Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (Jackson, MS)

    Susan Floyd, Esq., Moderator Entergy Services (Jackson, MS)

  • Using Environmental Trusts to Manage Distressed Assets in Bankruptcy

    Jeffrey L. Allen, PE
    Allen Engineering and Science (Jackson, MS)

    Kyle McCulloch
    Allen Engineering and Science (Jackson, MS)

  • LUNCH

    LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

  • Who’s Suing Me Now? Federal, State, and Citizen Enforcement Under the Clean Water Act

    Christopher G. Wells, Esq.
    Chief of Staff, Mississippi Dept. of Environmental Quality (Jackson, MS)

    Eva Dillard, Esq.
    Black Warrior Riverkeeper (Birmingham, AL)

    William L. Andreen, Esq.
    University of Alabama School of Law (Tuscaloosa, AL)

    Chris Williams, Esq.
    Maynard Cooper & Gale (Birmingham, AL)

    Sarah Stokes, Esq., Moderator
    Southern Environmental Law Center (Birmingham, AL)

  • 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)

  • BREAK (15 minutes)

  • Federal Regulatory Update: What’s New Under the Trump Administration The Latest on EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, and the Waters of the U.S. Rule

    Karen Billups, Esq.
    Balch & Bingham (Washington, D.C.)

    William S. Cox III, Esq.
    Lightfoot Franklin White (Birmingham, AL)

     
     

    Capt. Michael T. Palmer, Esq.
    United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps (Pensacola, FL)

    Jennifer Simon, Esq.
    Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter (Atlanta, GA)

  • Ethics Update: Digital is Forever

    Michael Walsh, Esq.
    Taylor Porter Brooks & Phillips (Baton Rouge, LA)

  • RECEPTION

    Reception in the Magnolia Foyer at the Baytowne Conference Center for attendees, speakers, sponsors, and their families.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

MCLE Credit: This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commissions of the Alabama State Bar, the Louisiana State Bar, and The Mississippi Bar for a maximum of 6.5 hours’ credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.

VENUE

The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

The Baytowne Conference Center

9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. W.,

Destin, Florida 32550.

2017 Conference Sponsors:

STRADA Professional Services Volkert, Inc.
Allen Engineering and Science TTL, Inc.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Bhate Environmental Associates Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes Bullock Environmental
Clark Partington Hart Larry Bond & Stackhouse Lightfoot Franklin & White
Terracon Consultants
All4 Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure ATC Group Services
Balch & Bingham
Burr + Forman
Butler Snow FC&E Engineering Geosyntec
Hand Arendall
Highland Technical Services
Jones Swanson Huddell & Garrison
Jones Walker
Liskow & Lewis
Maynard Cooper & Gale
Mississippi - Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program Oasis Consulting Services
Pelican Drones
PM Environmental
Poly, Inc.
PPM Consultants
Schoel Engineering Company
Source One
Spectrum Environmental
Starnes Davis Florie
Thompson Engineering
Tom Joiner & Associates
Alabama Power Company
Bainbridge Mims Rogers & Smith
Golder Associates
Gulf Distributing Holdings
Pritchett Environmental & Property Law Southern Environmental Law Center
The Westervelt Company