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Jeremy Greenhouse to Participate in Webinar on SCOTUS County of Maui Decision

On Thursday April 30, 2020, from 1:30 to 2:30 CT, ELG attorney Jeremy P. Greenhouse will co-present a webinar along with Nick Nelson and Rob Morrison of Barr Engineering Co. to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 23 decision on County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund. The presentation will provide an overview of the decision and consider its impact upon NPDES permitting applicability for discharges of wastewater to groundwater. The webinar will have an anonymous chat function to ask questions or share thoughts. The webinar is being offered at no cost. To register please follow this link.

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.

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.

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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.

ELG Named a 2017 “Best Law Firm”

The Environmental Law Group, Ltd., is honored to have again been named a “Best Law Firm” in the 2017 list of the nation’s top law firms compiled by U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers. ELG was named a Tier 1 firm in the Minneapolis Metro area in the areas of Environmental Law and Water Law. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are generated through a rigorous evaluation process based on client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field.