Hot Topics in Clean Water Law

December 13, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

NACWA's clean water law webinars feature experts providing critical legal and regulatory insights for both clean water attorneys and managers.  Don't miss this series of popular webinars, and stay on top of the latest developments in clean water law.

This Webinar will cover the intersections between the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act, with presentations covering the current status and future prospects of the Clean Power Plan and the likely direction of CO2 regulation and litigation under the current administration; challenges and opportunities of clean air regulations at POTWs; and resiliency planning for POTWs in the current political and regulatory climate.  

Clean Air Act Impacts at Wastewater Utilities

Emily Jackson, Environmental Regulatory Counsel, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
Denver, CO

What are some key areas of intersection with the Clean Air Act that NACWA members should be aware of?  Are there opportunities to achieve common clean water and clean air goals at your utility?  This presentation will cover examples of Clean Air Act obligations and implications for utilities, while also discussing opportunities for innovation and collaboration.

Hot Topics in Clean Air Act Regulation

Jeffrey Knight, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Washington, DC

What’s next for clean air regulation in the Trump administration?  Mr. Knight’s presentation will focus on the current status and future prospects of the Clean Power Plan and the likely direction of CO2 regulation and litigation in the Trump EPA.

Resiliency Planning in a Changing Political Climate

Margaret Peloso, Counsel, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Washington, DC

How can your utility and clients best prepare for issues like sea level rise, flood management, increased storm intensity, and severe drought conditions brought on by a changing climate?  What can you expect from EPA on these issues under the Trump administration? Ms. Peloso’s presentation will focus on climate change risk management in the changing regulatory environment, and climate change adaptation issues.

Why Attend?

  • Whether new to the clean water arena, or a seasoned professional, this series of Legal Hot Topics Webinars is for you. They are designed to benefit and inform both clean water lawyers and municipal managers.

  • Gain key insights in the latest of clean water law and stay ahead of the curve!

  • Registration for Hot Topics in Clean Water Law Webinars is free for NACWA members. Not a member? Contact Kelly Brocato for more information and registration options.

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