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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.

Jon Bloomberg to Speak on the Changing Federal-State Relationship Regarding Environmental Regulation

ELG attorney Jon Bloomberg will participate in a panel discussing current information on U.S. and Minnesota energy, climate, and regulatory priorities given the changing federal-state relationship.  The discussion, which is being presented by Environmental Initiative, will involve representatives from federal and state governments, academia, non-profit organizations, tribal leaders and private companies providing their perspectives on this important topic.  Registration and other information can be found here.

MPCA Commissioner John Linc Stine Jon Bloomberg

MPCA Commissioner John Linc Stine will be part of a panel with ELG attorney Jon Bloomberg discussing The Changing Federal Role and Impacts on Minnesota.

Greenhouse, Hefner, and Podpeskar to Present at, and ELG to Sponsor, 2016 Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference in Chicago

ELG attorneys Jeremy GreenhouseBill Hefner, and Ken Podpeskar will present at the 2016 Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference to be held in Chicago on November 1-3, 2016.  Jeremy will be co-presenting a talk on Antidegradation: A Practical Guide with Melisa Pollak (Barr). Bill will be moderating a panel discussion on EPA’s five-year strategic plan for environmental justice, featuring EJ. Alan Walts (EPA Region 5) and MPCA Commissioner, John Linc Stine. Ken will moderate and oversee the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency breakout session, which will feature MPCA staff members Don Smith, Sarah Kilgriff, and Aaron Luckstein. In addition, The Environmental Law Group, Ltd., is a Silver Sponsor of this year’s Conference.  Full details and registration information are available here. The conference  agenda is available here.


Jeremy Greenhouse and Susan Wiens Host Panel Discussion on Silica (Frac) Sand Mining Regulation

On Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., ELG attorneys Susan Wiens and Jeremy Greenhouse will speak and host a webinar panel discussion based on an article they wrote earlier this year. The seminar is titled, New Law Series: There’s Sand in Them Thar Hills – Minnesota Races to Regulate Frac Sand Mining. The list of expert panelists includes

For more information, including instructions on how to access the webinar and CLE credit for attorneys, please see Minnesota CLE’s website.