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Bill Hefner to Present on COVID-19 “Regulatory Flexibility”

ELG Attorney Bill Hefner will co-present a free one-hour webinar this Friday, April 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. CST entitled, “Environmental Compliance during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Agency Guidance and Industry Considerations.”  Bill and his co-presenter will discuss existing mechanisms available to the regulated community to seek relief from compliance requirements and will discuss and compare “regulatory flexibility” guidance recently issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and select upper Midwest state environmental regulatory agencies.  The webinar will be sponsored by the Air & Waste Management Association – Upper Midwest Section .  Interested parties may register here.

Jeremy Greenhouse to Present at 2019 CSWEA/AWMA Conference on the Environment

ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse  will present at this year’s Central States Water Environment/Air and West Management Associations – Upper Midwest Section’s Conference on the Environment.  Jeremy will be speaking on state and federal Water Law Updates occurring over the last year. The Conference will be held on November 7, 2019, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  Further details on the conference can be found here and registration is available here.

Jeremy Greenhouse and Jon Bloomberg to Present at 2018 CSWEA/AWMA Conference on the Environment

ELG attorneys Jeremy Greenhouse and Jon Bloomberg will present at this year’s Central States Water Environment/Air and Waste Management Associations – Upper Midwest Section’s Conference on the Environment.  Jeremy will  be speaking on legal and regulatory updates regarding federal and state water law. Jon will appear on a panel discussing the impacts of EPA’s changes to the New Source Review air permitting. The Conference will be held on November 7, 2018, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  Further details on the conference and information on how to register can be found here.

Bill Hefner Named Director of A&WMA – UMS Board

Members of the Air & Waste Management Association – Upper Midwest Section have elected ELG attorney Bill Hefner as a Director of the Board of the A&WMA-UMS.  Bill—who replaces outgoing ELG attorney Jon Bloomberg on the Board—will serve a three-year term beginning June 2017.  The mission of A&WMA is to assist in the professional development and critical environmental decision-making of its members to benefit society and its core purpose is to improve environmental knowledge and decisions by providing a neutral forum for exchanging information.

 

For over 35 years, the Upper Midwest Section (UMS) of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has provided a forum for Association members who live in Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, and the Dakotas to meet, learn, and network. 

Jon Bloomberg and Bill Hefner to Present Webinar on Administrative Law for Environmental Professionals

ELG attorneys Jon Bloomberg and Bill Hefner will be presenting a two-hour national webinar for the Air and Waste Management Association on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  The webinar—entitled “Administrative Law for Environmental Professionals”—will address such topics as the legal basis of regulations, the difference between rules and guidance, and key considerations in managing compliance risk.  Registration and additional information about the webinar can be found here.

Bloomberg, Greenhouse and Hefner to Present at 2015 CSWEA/AWMA Conference on the Environment

ELG attorneys Jon Bloomberg, Jeremy Greenhouse and Bill Hefner will present at this year’s Central States Water Environment/Air and West Management Associations – Upper Midwest Section’s Conference on the Environment.  Jon will present on approaches to clarifying Title V permit conditions and the compliance certification process.  Jeremy and Bill will provide updates on recent developments in water and air law, respectively.  The Conference will be held on November 4, 2015, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  Further details on the conference can be found here and registration is available here.

Jon Bloomberg and Bill Hefner to Give Legal Workshop on Addressing Noncompliance

ELG attorneys Jon Bloomberg and Bill Hefner will once again offer a half-day legal workshop to Air and Waste Management Association—Upper Midwest Section members and the general public on September 16, 2015, at the Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, MN.  At this year’s workshop—entitled “Everything You Wanted to Know About Legal Non-Compliance (But Were Afraid to Ask)”—Jon and Bill will offer techniques and strategies for identifying and responding to non-compliance, managing disclosures, and resolving non-compliance.  Additional details, including instructions on how to register, are available here.

Bill Hefner to Present at AWMA-UMS Seminar in August

On August 28, 2014, ELG attorney Bill Hefner will once again  present at an upcoming Air & Waste Management Association – Upper Midwest Section workshop on current developments in environmental law.  Bill’s portion of the workshop will focus on Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 decision regarding EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations, and recent judicial challenges to the EPA’s water transfer rule.  For online registration and more information, please visit the AWMA website.