October 26, 2020

An ELI and Beveridge & Diamond PC Co-Sponsored Webinar 


Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Superfund program with analysis of its past, present, and future.

On December 11, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed into law the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, aka “Superfund.” Forty years later, Superfund cleanups continue in full stride across the country.

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Superfund program, the Environmental Law Institute and Beveridge & Diamond are organizing two in-depth panel discussions of the past, present, and future of the Superfund program with former EPA and DOJ officials and private practitioners.


Superfund Reform Efforts, Past and Present

A panel discussion with the lead EPA and U.S. DOJ staff for the 1986 Superfund amendments, covering both past CERCLA reform efforts and the current status of CERCLA at 40 years.

Panelists:
John C. Cruden, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., Moderator
The Honorable Nancy Firestone, US Court of Federal Claims and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice and Judge, Environmental Appeals Board and Associate Deputy Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Linda Fisher, former Vice President, Safety, Health and Environment, and Chief Sustainability Officer, DuPont and Deputy Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Anne Shields, former Chief, Policy, Legislative, and Special Litigation Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice

Materials:
Any materials will be posted as they are received.

ELI members will have subsequent access to any materials/a recording of this session (usually posted w/in 48 hours). If you are not an ELI member but would like to have access to archived sessions like this one, go HERE to see the many benefits of membership and how to join.