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Opening Remarks and Introduction

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Recorded on: Feb. 25, 2012

MEGHAN CARNEY: Good morning everyone. My name is Meghan Carney and I'm a program attorney with the Practising Law Institute. It's my pleasure to welcome you to today's program, Green Technology Law and Business 2012, Strategies for Investment and IP Protection, What Mainstream Companies Need to Know About Using Cleantech. A welcome to our webcast attendees as well. Before I introduce the chair, I would like to let everyone know that if you visit ...

Recent Cases and Regulatory Developments

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Recorded on: Feb. 25, 2012

MICHAEL B. GERRARD: Thank you very much. I appreciate the introduction. I'm primarily going to be talking about the legal drivers behind clean technology. And by clean technology, I'm going to be focusing on renewable energy and energy efficiency, although I'll also talk about some issues with transmission technology and smart grid, advanced coal, and a few others. But before I start with the legal drivers, I want to spend a few minutes on the legal ...

The Financing Landscape: What's New, What's Different, What's in the Future?

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Recorded on: Feb. 25, 2012

WILLIAM TANENBAUM: Well, I'm now going to make the introduction for our next panel. The title of the panel is The Financing Landscape: What's New, What's Different, and What's in the Future. And we have two very prominent in excellent speakers for this presentation is my pleasure to introduce them to you. The first is Greg Neichin. He's the executive vice president of the Cleantech Group where he leads the firm's global research and advisory activities. ...

Convergence of Mainstream Businesses and CleanTech; the Business Case for Sustainability and Cost Reduction, and the Role of IP

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Recorded on: Feb. 25, 2012

WILLIAM A. TANENBAUM: It's my pleasure to introduce one of the two speakers for this panel. The second one is myself. And I'm still Bill Tanenbaum. Let me introduce to you David Pearson. David leads the Cleantech practice at Deloitte as its global leader. Deloitte has more than 1,000 specialized Cleantech practitioners that deliver services to diverse, exciting, and fast-growing clients in the area of sustainability. As the global lead, David is ...

Key Provisions in GreenTech Contract Documents and Emerging Antitrust Issues

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Recorded on: Feb. 25, 2012

WILLIAM TANENBAUM: So we're going to go. So I'm now going to introduce the next panel. And the next panel is focusing on two areas. One is contractual documents and key contract provisions. And the second one is on the emerging antitrust issues. I'd like to introduce the two speakers who will address these issues. First, I'm very pleased to introduce my partner, Madeleine Tan, who will address the contractual documents subject matter. Madeleine ...

Tax Issues in Financing Alternative Energy Projects and Mainstream Companies' Use of CleanTech

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Recorded on: Feb. 25, 2012

SPEAKER: We're now ready to start our next session, which is entitled Tax Issues in Financing Alternative Energy Projects and Mainstream Companies Use of Clean Tech. We have two speakers today, and I'm pleased to introduce them. Let me first introduce David Burton of Akin Gump. David focuses his practice on tax aspects of energy transactions with a particular emphasis on renewable energy sector industries. He has extensive experience structuring ...

Brownfields, Water Quality, Hydrofracking and Vapor Intrusion

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

PHILIP KARMEL: --water quality, hydrofracking, and vapor intrusion. So it's a bit of a grab bag of different issues. I'm very pleased that we have such a distinguished panel that will be presenting this afternoon. The first presenter will be Kathy Robb. She's a partner in the New York office of Hunton & Williams. Her practice focuses on environmental law, and in particular litigation at the state and federal level pertaining to water, and to ...

Opening Remarks and Introduction

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

MEGHAN K. CARNEY: It's my pleasure to introduce to you the chairs of today's program, Philip Karmel and Edward Strohbehn Philip is a partner in the New York office of Bryan Cave, LLP. His practice includes environmental and real estate litigation, environmental counseling, land use matters arising under environmental review statutes and zoning laws, and the defense of toxic tort actions. He has published articles or book chapters on a variety of ...

Environmental Disclosure and Enforcement

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

PHILIP E. KARMEL: Well, we're up to our next segment of the program which is on environmental disclosure and environmental enforcement. And we have two speakers. The first will be on environmental disclosure that will be Betty Moy Huber. She's with the New York City law firm Davis, Polk & Wardwell. Which is one of the top corporate and capital markets law firms in the city. And Betty is the co-head in the environmental group at Davis Polk. She ...

Climate Change and Clean Air Act Regulatory Developments

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

PHILIP KARMEL: We're now going to stop talking about things in general, and talk about climate change in particular. The topic of my presentation is regulatory developments in the climate change arena. And if you talk about climate change, you have to always have the science introduction. And since most people are familiar with this already, we're going to do this very quickly. We have the sun and the earth. Rays from the sun hit the earth. Much ...

Practical Aspects of Managing Compliance

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

PHILIP E. KARMEL: If our next panel could come up. The next set of speakers will be discussing practical aspects of managing compliance. So we have the Code of Federal Regulations and the state counterparts fill up multiple bookshelves, and corporations have very complicated operations. So how does this all get done as a practical matter? And that's what this panel is going to be discussing. We have two speakers. And this is going to be done as a ...

Environmental Due Diligence and Drafting Environmental Provisions in Business and Real Estate Transactions

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

PHILIP E. KARMEL: The next segment of the program is environmental due diligence and drafting environmental provisions in business and real estate transactions. We have three people who will be speaking. The first is Joyce Schlesinger. Joyce is another member of ENVIRON International. The same top-notch environmental consulting firm that David Thomas was from. And Joyce founded the due diligence practice group at ENVIRON, where she's been a consultant ...

Ethical Limits on Discussing Client-Confidential Information with the Client's Other Professionals

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Recorded on: Apr. 13, 2012

SPEAKER 1: Well, it's 3 o'clock, so we can start the last segment of our program. I'm very pleased that my law partner, Jim Altman in the New York office of Bryan Cave has agreed to speak to us today. It's a sign of how complex the legal profession is that even lawyers like me need a lawyer, and Jim is my lawyer. And when I run into a sticky situation, which happens, you know, infrequently, meaning once every few years, I go to Jim and he tells me ...

Contracts for Green Buildings: Solving the Split Incentive Problem and Contracting Well for Green Performance 2012 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Aug. 23, 2012

AMY TAUB: Greetings. My name is Amy Taub and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Contracts for Green Buildings, Solving the Split Incentive Problem and Contracting Well for Green Performance. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials ...

Green Design and Green Construction

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Recorded on: Sep. 19, 2012

MEGAN: Now, it is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the chair of today's program, Patrick J O'Connor, Jr. Pat is a partner with the international law firm of Faegre & Benson LLP. Mr. O'Connor's practice focuses on construction, suretyship and insurance. He also acts as a mediator, arbitrator, and expert witness in construction disputes. Mr. O'Connor is author of Bruner & O'Connor on Construction Law, a seven volume construction ...

Green Leases: The What, When, How and Why

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Recorded on: Oct. 22, 2012

MICHAEL E. MEYER: OK. We're going to start. And it's my pleasure to formally introduce to you Alan Whitson, who is going to talk about green leases. I've always known and admired Alan because he chaired the Model Green Lease Task Force which recently released a Model Green Lease, and I've dealt with him on numerous occasions. I don't think there's anybody who knows more about green leases than Alan. But when you read people's bios, which are all ...

FERC: Policing the Physical Energy Markets 2013 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Feb. 12, 2013

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello, my name is Amy Taub. And I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, FERC-- Policing the Physical Energy Markets. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the Course Handbook tab in the ...

EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book 2015

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Published: August 2014

“[If] you have any interaction at all with the EPA, then this is a book you need to have.” – Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Delaware Environmental Law Blog Environmental regulation and enforcement over the past thirty years has evolved from a barely significant effort undertaken primarily by a few federal agencies into a vast nationwide network of federal and state agencies. EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer ...

Defining "Waters of the United States": What is at Stake? (Audio-Only)

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Recorded on: Oct. 17, 2014

AMY TAUB: My name is Amy Taub. And I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Defining "Waters of the United States," What is at Stake. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the course materials tab ...

Land Use and Environmental Law in Real Estate Transactions

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Recorded on: Nov. 24, 2014

ELLIOT L. HURWITZ: OK, we're going to get this segment started, please. This is going to be our segment on environmental issues in real estate and land use. I'll introduce both speakers now, and they will each do approximately 45-minute segments. Our first speaker on the environmental issues is Phil Karmel. If I read Phil's resume, literally I could not finish it in 45 minutes. Phil is a leader in the bar in this area and in several other areas. He ...

Ethical Issues for Lawyers in Mediation and Settlement of Environmental Disputes

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Recorded on: Dec. 8, 2014

PRESENTER: Well, our next and our final segment is on ethics issues in mediation and you'll get your critical one hour of ethics CLE as a result of this session. But please do not view it as a burden because this session is going to be the highlight of the day. What we've done is we've picked a specific field that I'm sure many people have participated in-- mediation-- and tried to really look at mediation in the context of the ethical rules. And ...

Contaminated Sites and Real Estate Issues

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Recorded on: Dec. 8, 2014

EDWARD L. STROHBEHN, JR.: Welcome to the next session of our program on Environmental Regulation 2014. This panel involves two people. Duke McCall and Phil Karmel. I'm here to introduce Duke McCall, my partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. He's a noted litigator and, if you will, he has been involved in the biggest, largest, maybe longest-running environmental bankruptcy case in the nation-- and it's still going on. You also have to note he portends ...

Environmental Disclosure and Regulatory Process for Coastal Climate Change Resilience Projects

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Recorded on: Dec. 8, 2014

PHILIP E. KARMEL: So our next two speakers are Betty Moy Huber and Kevin Healy. Betty is co-head of the Environmental Practice Group at Davis Polk & Wardwell, one of the leading capital markets firms in New York City. She has spoken before at this program, has always been able to pour new wine into one wine skins, even though that is said to be a dangerous thing to do. Betty is exceptionally knowledgeable about environmental issues, as it pertains ...

Hot Topics - Wildlife (Incidental Takings) and Vapor Intrusion

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Recorded on: Dec. 8, 2014

EDWARD STROHBEHN JR: This is the start of the afternoon session, and the first panel will deal with endangered species and vapor intrusion. And the first person to speak will be W. Parker Moore, who's a partner at Beveridge and Diamond, which is one of these remarkable law firms in the country that specializes entirely in environmental law. It's a large law firm, but it specializes in environmental law. It has a preeminent environmental law practice, ...

Hot Topics - Hydraulic Fracturing

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Recorded on: Dec. 8, 2014

MODERATOR: So the next segment of the program is on fracturing of natural gas, or fracking, as some people like to call it. And we have two extraordinarily well-accomplished people to speak to us on this topic. Deborah Goldberg spoke to us last year and gave us a preview of her argument in the New York Court of Appeals, where she, as of last year, was going to argue that local municipalities should have the authority to zone out oil and gas facilities ...


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