Environmental & Energy Law Section

Environmental & Energy Law Section

Register Now: December 12

NYSBA/NYCBA Brownfields/Superfund Program

This program, co-sponsored by the Environmental & Energy Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association, will present an update on developments regarding brownfields and the federal Superfund law. TTopics will include a review of DEC policies and practices in implementing the 2015 Amendments to the Brownfield Cleanup Act; a discussion of trends in Superfund  enforcement ,
including natural resource damages and the impact of the Superfund Task Force recommendations; and an analysis of case law developments in both of these areas.

This program will not be taped – you only have one chance to see it – Live!

Live Program: $149 for NYC Bar & NYSBA Members | $249 for Nonmembers

December 12 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
New  York City Bar
42 West 44th Street | New York, NY  10036

See the NYC Bar Event Flyer

REGISTER HERE

Agenda

10:00 am - 10:05 am               Welcome 

                                                Program Co-Chairs

10:05 am – 10:10 am             Opening Remarks

                                                Hon. Letitia A. James

                                                New York State Attorney General

10:10 am – 11:10 am              Update on New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program

Panel Chair:   Margaret Barry

Speakers:        Andrew Guglielmi, Michael Murphy, Christine Leas & 

                        Matthew Carroll

11:10 am - 12:10 pm              Superfund  

Panel Chair:   Sarah Lobe

Speakers:        Marla Wieder, Matthew Sinkman & Jose Almanzar

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm              New York City Cleanup Issues

Speakers:        Michelle Sarro & Gary Rozmus

12:40 pm – 2:00 pm               Lunch

                                                Hon. Pete Lopez, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm                  Case Law Update

Helen Mauch

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm                  The Intersection of Superfund and Brownfields—The Gowanus Canal

Panel Chair:   Linda Shaw 

Speakers:        Brian Carr & Daniel Walsh

REGISTER HERE

CLE Credit: 
NY: 4.0 Professional Practice
NJ: 4.2 General
CA: 4.0 General
PA: 3.5 General
 



*ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY LAW SECTION RECEPTION

Thursday, January 30, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Murray Hill East & West- 2nd Floor
#nysba20

REGISTER FOR THE 2020 ANNUAL MEETING HERE OR DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE.
 

VIEW THE AGENDA HERE!


ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY LAW SECTION MEETING

Friday, January 31, 2020
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
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REGISTER FOR THE 2020 ANNUAL MEETING HERE OR DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE.
 

VIEW THE AGENDA HERE!


*ENVIRONMENTAL OFF-SITE LUNCH

Friday, January 31, 2020
12:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Offsite: Mastro's Steakhouse, 1285 6th Avenue
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Register for the 2020 Annual Meeting Here or Download the Registration Form Here.
 

INFO COMING SOON!


SAVE THE DATE!

11th Annual Oil Spill Symposium

Wednesday, April 15
State Bar Center
One Elk Street | Albany, NY  12207

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF EARTH DAY

The Environmental and Energy Law Section will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day throughout the state on April 22, 2020

Please join EELS as we celebrate this milestone with a series of networking events throughout the state. Each event will feature light refreshments and a notable speaker from the local environmental community offering brief remarks. 

Who should attend?
Newly admitted and experienced attorneys, government attorneys, environmental consultants, contractors, representatives from laboratories and non-profits, local bar association members, NYSBA members, non-members, and law students are ALL encouraged to attend!

Registration is complimentary, but you must register in advanced. Feel free to bring a colleague!
Please RSVP by April 15, 2020 using one of the registration links below.

VIEW FLYER HERE

Please join the Section at one of the below complimentary receptions on April 22, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m
Click the location to register for that reception: 

Albany | Whiteman Osterman and Hanna LLP
Buffalo | Hodgson Russ LLP
Long Island | Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC | Uniondale
NYC | Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Rochester | Knauf Shaw LLP
Syracuse | Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
White Plains | Keane & Beane, P.C.

Or call the NYSBA Resource Center to register at 1-800-582-2454, M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Any questions? Contact Amy Jasiewicz at ajasiewicz@nysba.org


About THE SECTION BLOG

The Environmental and Energy Law Section of the New York State Bar Association has a new section blog on our online community. It is intended to provide timely notice of legal events affecting environmental lawyers in the public and private sectors, environmental organizations, and academia. These legal events include recent cases, new regulations, new government policies, and general news of interest on the environmental front. Section members are welcome to contribute. View our blogging policy here.

To view the archives of our former blog posts called “Envirosphere” from February 2009-August 2016, click here.

VIEW THE LATEST NEW YORK ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYER

The New York Environmental Lawyer features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of environmental law on various topics, including climate change, brownsfields, pollution, air quality, wetlands and superfunds. Regular columns include  recent administrative and judicial cases, ethics issues, EPA and DEC updates and Section news. The New York Environmental Lawyer is published by the Environmental Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

To receive your issue of The New York Environmental Lawyer in an electronic format only, send an email to NYSBA's Member Resource Center at mrc@nysba.org.

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We are pleased to announce the launch of an Internet-based private online professional Community for the Environmental and Energy Law Section. We invite you to participate. Members of our Section run the gamut from law students and newly admitted attorneys who are just finding their way all the way to national and international experts in many categories of environmental law. We want all of you to share your experiences and your knowledge while also being free to ask questions of others in the Section and participating in the intellectual discourse we hope to generate. 

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