2021 Environmental Issues Forum

Recorded On: 04/29/2021

Join us us Wednesday, April 28th and Thursday, April 29th for this two session program that is FREE to Michigan Chamber Members and $99 for those that are non-members. 

The Michigan Chamber has gathered leading experts, including attorneys and government officials, to provide you an online update on the most current developments in the environmental arena.  You will not want to miss this popular, top-notch program, which is held only once a year.  Reserve your spot today for the 21st Annual Environmental Issues Forum! 

AGENDA:  

Wednesday, April 28

9:00 a.m. - INTRODUCTIONS

  • Moderator: Charlie Denton, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

9:15 a.m. - MICHIGAN EGLE UPDATES

  •  Chief Deputy Director Aaron Keatley

9:45 a.m. - PFAS EMERGING CONTAMINANTS REGULATION

  • Tammy Helminski, Barnes & Thornburg LLP;
  • Abigail Hendershott, EGLE/MPART

10:30 a.m. - BREAK


10:45 a.m. - WATER QUALITY ISSUES (WASTEWATER & STORMWATER)

  • Fred Andes, Barnes & Thornburg LLP;
  • Steve J. Kapeller, PE, Barr Engineering

11:30 a.m. - CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES (INCLUDING RENEWABLE ENERGY):

  • Steven Holty, Hemlock Semiconductor;
  • James Clift, Deputy Director at EGLE

NOON - ADJOURN


Thursday, April 29
9:00 a.m. - STATE LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL PRIORITIES

  • Mike Alaimo, Michigan Chamber

9:15 a.m. - REMEDIATION/BROWNFIELD ISSUES (VAPOR INTRUSION, DUE CARE, PART 201 STAKEHOLDER PROCESS)

  • Leslie DeBoer & Renee Pewitt, BLDI;
  • Charlie Denton, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

10:00 a.m. - MIOSHA/OSHA UPDATE

  • Don Lawless, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

10:30 a.m. - BREAK


10:45 a.m. - FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL UPDATE (NEW EPA ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT AND PRIORITIES)

  • Jeff Longsworth, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

11:15 a.m. - ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE REGULATORY AND PERMITTING ISSUES

  • Margrethe Kearney, ELPC;
  • Lillian Woolley, Fishbeck
  • Joel Bowers, Moderator, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

NOON - ADJOURN

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