This conference is cosponsored by ALI CLE and the Environmental Law Institute.
Why You Should Attend
Explore today’s important developments in natural resources, climate, and endangered species law, as well as what’s ahead from the Supreme Court and under the current administration and Congress. This signature conference – the first national program of its kind – has become THE place for lawyers and environmental professionals from across the country to come together to discuss the latest issues and emerging trends in environmental law. A particular highlight of this year's conference will be a keynote address from the EPA Acting Administrator, Andrew R. Wheeler.
What You Will Learn
Expand your understanding of the "big picture" and be on alert for the changes underway today and in the future. Even if your practice is specialized, this high-level program will brief you on the key issues arising in each of the major areas of environmental law and their intersections. A national faculty of seasoned private practitioners, senior governmental officials, law professors, and public interest advocates, will keep you current and alert you to changes in the many facets of environmental law affecting your practice and your clients. Here are just some of the topics to be examined in this year’s conference:
- litigation involving emerging contaminants
- whether groundwater discharges are subject to Clean Water Act liability
- where offshore wind energy is rapidly developing and why
- what changes to the Endangered Species Act may be imminent following the proposed rule from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- how the newly reformulated Supreme Court may rule in environmental cases involving critical habitat protection, uranium mining, and public lands management
Environmental policies are changing. Come to Environmental Law 2019 to get the information you need, network with colleagues and speakers from across the country, and have your most pressing questions answered by a diverse and experienced faculty.
Who Should Attend
This course will benefit private and governmental attorneys who are engaged in the practice of environmental law as well as environmental consultants, in-house attorneys, and public interest attorneys.