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Jeremy Greenhouse to Write Monthly Environmental Law Column in State Bar Magazine

ELG partner Jeremy Greenhouse will be writing a monthly environmental law column for the Minnesota State Bar Association‘s official magazine, Bench & Bar, beginning in June 2019.The column will summarize key state and national legal developments in the areas of environmental, energy, and natural resources law. Jeremy has been writing the column each year since 2014.

ELG Attorney Jeremy Greenhouse Featured Commentator for Minnesota Litigator Blog

ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse was featured April 29, 2019, as a guest commentator for the Minnesota Litigator blog. Jeremy opined on the April 22, 2019, decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals regarding the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act and the Public Trust Doctrine in the high-profile lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources over water levels in White Bear Lake.

ELG Attorney Jeremy Greenhouse to Moderate Panel on Wild Rice Water Quality Standard

ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse will be hosting a panel discussion on “Minnesota’s Wild Rice Journey” at the 2019 Minnesota Environmental Institute, Thursday, April 11, 2019, and the Minnesota CLE Conference Center. Minnesota adopted a sulfate water quality standard for the protection of wild rice, harvested by Ojibwe for millennia, in the 1970s. This standard has sparked intense scrutiny, with numerous attempts at rulemaking, legislation and litigation. Panelists Peder A. Larson, Paula Maccabee & Adonis A. Neblett will discuss their experiences on the wild rice journey and answer Mr. Greenhouse’s questions.

Jeremy Greenhouse to speak at Minnesota Groundwater Association Fall Conference

On November 15, 2018, ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse will be a featured speaker at the Fall Meeting of the Minnesota Groundwater Association. Jeremy’s talk is titled, “Does the Clean Water Act Regulate Discharges to Groundwater? An Examination of Recent Case Law on the “Conduit Theory.”  The conference will take place at the Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. For more details on the conference and registration, please visit the MGWA web page for the conference.


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.

Attorney Jeremy Greenhouse to Speak at CSWEA Innovative Wastewater Approaches Conference

On February 6, 2018, ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse will give a presentation at the Central States Water Environment Association’s 35th Annual Innovative Approaches to Wastewater Operational Problems conference.  Mr. Greenhouse will be speaking on “Updates in Water Law,” with a focus on recent legal developments relevant to the wastewater industry. For more information on the CSWEA conference, including how to register, please click here.

Bloomberg and Hefner to Present Webinar on Title V Certification Risk Management

ELG attorneys Jon Bloomberg and Bill Hefner will be presenting a ninety-minute national webinar for the Air and Waste Management Association on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  The webinar—entitled “Managing Risk in the Title V Certification Process”—will summarize Clean Air Act Title V certification obligations and address pertinent issues using case studies and examples.  Registration and additional information about the webinar can be found here.

Bloomberg, Hefner and Greenhouse to present at 2017 CSWEA/AWMA-UMS Conference on the Environment

ELG attorneys Jon Bloomberg, Bill Hefner and Jeremy Greenhouse will present at this year’s Central States Water Environment/Air and Waste Management Associations – Upper Midwest Section’s Conference on the Environment.  Jon will be co-presenting on the topic of air permitting and compliance in Minnesota for startup, shutdown and malfunction activities, Bill will provide an update on New Source Review enforcement and possible program revisions, and Jeremy will provide an update on federal and state water law developments.  The Conference will be held on November 8, 2017, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  Further details on the conference can be found here and registration is available here.