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New York State Environmental Year in Review


February 22, 2017


New York, NY

Leading practitioners, regulators, and professors from New York City and Albany reviewed the past year's most significant developments in New York State environmental law.

Featured topics included: recently proposed Part 617 regulatory changes (SEQR); Brownfields Amendments; Volkswagen Litigation; Indian Point Announcement; Long Island Wind Power Project, NYS's 50% by 2030 renewable energy goal; recent activities in the state legislature; major court decisions in environmental law; and more.

Jessica Steinberg Albin
, Assistant Attorney, NYSDEC, Region 2
Donna De Costanzo, Senior Attorney and Director, Northeast Energy and Sustainable Communities, NRDC 
Scott Fein, Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna LLP
Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Philip Weinberg, Professor Emeritus, St. John's University School of Law 

Michael Mahoney, Pfizer Inc; Chair, Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association

Sponsored by: New York City Bar Association Committee on Environmental Law, the Environmental Law Institute, and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School.