Environmental Law '12

Recorded July 20-21, 2012

Co-Sponsor

    Environmental Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding

  • Mack McGuffey, Program Co-Chair; Chair, Environmental Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta

  • Kasey Sturm, Program Co-Chair, Stack & Associates, P.C., Atlanta

introduction and Program Overview

Mack McGuffey, Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta

state of the environment in region 4

Hon. Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, Regional Administrator, EPA Region 4, Atlanta

Expert law in environmental and toxic torts litigation: daubert and beyond

Douglas A. Henderson, Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta

PERSPECTIVES ON INTERBASIN TRANSFERS

  • Gilbert B. Rogers, Southern Environmental Law Center, Atlanta

  • D. Scott Cole, Sr., Hall Booth Smith & Slover, P.C., Atlanta Bennett Weinstein, Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta

PROFESSIONALISM

Moderators

  • John E. Hennelly, Senior Assistant Attorney General, State of Georgia, Atlanta

  • David H. Pope, Southern Environmental Law Center, Atlanta

PERSPECTIVES ON THE EVOLVING CLEAN AIR ACT

C. Max Zygmont, Mowrey Meezan Coddington Cloud LLP, Atlanta Brandon A. Mogan, Geosyntec Consultants, Kennesaw

EPA ENFORCEMENT IN TRANSITION: RAPANOS GUIDANCE III AND UNITED STATES V. SACKETT

  • Richard E. Glaze, Jr., Balch & Bingham LLP, Atlanta

  • Adam G. Sowatzka, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C.

FACTORS INFLUENCING BASELINE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO PRIOR TO THE DEEPWATER HORIZON SPILL

Joseph P. Nicolette, ENVIRON, Atlanta

LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT CREATING MEANINGFUL ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

Benjamin Grove, P.E., P.G., MWH Americas, Inc., Alpharetta