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New York State Environmental Year in Review


February 28, 2018


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: pipeline litigation, onshore and offshore energy initiatives, VW settlement, recent revisions to 6 NYCRR Part 360 (solid waste), SEQRA developments, forest preserve issues, recent activities in the state legislature, major court decisions in environmental law, and more.

Amy Turner, Turner Legal PLLC & NYC Climate Action Alliance (Introduction)
Kevin Healy, Partner, Bryan Cave (Moderator)
Thomas Berkman, General Counsel, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Donna DeCostanzo, Senior Attorney and Director, Northeast Energy and Sustainable Communities, Natural Resources Defense Council
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

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