PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is pleased to announce the return of a perennial favorite, Environmental Law 2017. Cosponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, this conference is attended by a wide array of lawyers and environmental professionals and is taught by a national faculty of senior governmental officials, in-house counsel, law professors, public interest advocates, and seasoned private practitioners.
Now in its 47th year and the first national program of its kind, Environmental Law explores the latest developments and emerging trends in this specialty field. The conference will cover a host of timely topics designed to address the most concerning questions and issues in the field, including:
- Expectations for a new administration and a new Congress
- Supreme Court cases granted review in the coming term
- New TSCA legislative requirements
- Significant recent CERCLA litigation and regulation
- Clean Power Plan litigation/implementation
- Environmental disclosure requirements
- Air and climate change in the courts and state and federal administrations
- Water quality, resources, and wetlands
- Waters of the United States (WOTUS) developments
- NEPA and environmental justice
- Developments involving endangered species
- Ethical issues for the environmental practitioner
The course also features a keynote address from Columbia Law School Professor Michael Gerrard, who will discuss the impact of global warming on today's environmental law practice. Year after year this is the leading event to stay current in environmental law and network with colleagues and speakers from across the country.
"For this year's program we have once again assembled a stellar faculty drawn from government, academia, non-governmental organizations, industry and private practice," said Pamela Esterman and Daniel Riesel, planning co-chairs and partners at Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C. in New York City. "The course will provide an update on critical new developments in environmental law, highlight what to expect from the new administration, and explore the more difficult substantive issues relating to each of the critical regulatory programs."
To learn more and register for the Environmental Law 2017, please click here.
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