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Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

Released on: Dec. 19, 2014
Running Time: 06:10:07

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[00:59:15] Hot Topics - Air and Climate Change Regulation Kit Kennedy ~ NRDC
Andrea Bear Field ~ Hunton & Williams
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[00:57:51] Hot Topics - Hydraulic Fracturing Joel R Burcat ~ Saul Ewing LLP
Deborah Goldberg ~ Managing Attorney, Earthjustice
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[01:01:50] Contaminated Sites and Real Estate Issues Philip E Karmel ~ Bryan Cave LLP
Duke K McCall, III ~ Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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[00:59:15] Hot Topics - Wildlife (Incidental Takings) and Vapor Intrusion W. Parker Moore ~ Beveridge & Diamond PC
Edward L Strohbehn Jr. ~ Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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[01:00:03] Environmental Disclosure and Regulatory Process for Coastal Climate Change Resilience Projects Betty Moy Huber ~ Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
J. Kevin Healy ~ Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
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[00:59:51] Ethical Issues for Lawyers in Mediation and Settlement of Environmental Disputes Lester J Levy ~ JAMS
Pamela R Esterman ~ Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C.
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Join us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.

Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and will provide practical advice for addressing and managing corporate compliance with new environmental regulatory requirements. Questions you have about environmental regulatory issues will be answered by the faculty.

Lecture Topics [Total time 06:10:07]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Opening Remarks and Introduction* [00:09:31]
    Philip E. Karmel
  • Hot Topics - Air and Climate Change Regulation [01:01:46]
    Kit Kennedy, Andrea Bear Field
  • Hot Topics - Hydraulic Fracturing [00:57:51]
    Deborah Goldberg, Joel Burcat
  • Contaminated Sites and Real Estate Issues [01:01:50]
    Philip E. Karmel, Duke K. McCall, III
  • Hot Topics - Wildlife (Incidental Takings) and Vapor Intrusion [00:59:14]
    W. Parker Moore, Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.
  • Environmental Disclosure and Regulatory Process for Coastal Climate Change Resilience Projects [01:00:03]
    J. Kevin Healy, Betty Moy Huber
  • Ethical Issues for Lawyers in Mediation and Settlement of Environmental Disputes [00:59:51]
    Pamela R. Esterman, Lester J. Levy

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • Clean Air Act Caboodle Issues: EPA Is Focused on More Than Just Greenhouse Gases
    Andrea Bear Field
  • American Electric Power Company, Inc., et al., v. Connecticut et al.
    Kit Kennedy
  • Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA
    Kit Kennedy
  • Massachusetts v. EPA
    Kit Kennedy
  • NRDC Summary of EPA’s Clean Power Plan
    Kit Kennedy
  • Wallach v. Town of Dryden (June 30, 2014)
    Deborah Goldberg
  • Colorado Oil and Gas Association v. City of Longmont (July 24, 2014)
    Deborah Goldberg
  • The Facts about Fracking: A Brief but Factual History of “Fracking”
    Joel R Burcat
  • Environmental Issues for Real Estate Transactions and Development
    Philip E. Karmel
  • Questions and Answers—Waters of the U.S. Proposal, EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Philip E. Karmel
  • Supreme Court Allows States to Set Expiration Date on Certain Environmental Claims, Bingham Legal Alert
    Dominique Malata Perez, David M. Halverson, Duke K. McCall, III
  • District Court Dismisses CERCLA Claims Against Groundwater Well Operator in the Absence of an Allegation of the Disposal of Hazardous Materials
    Duke K. McCall, III
  • Seventh Circuit Concludes that Courts May Review Completed Stages of Cleanup at a Site Even if the EPA Plans Additional Cleanup
    Duke K. McCall, III, Adam Adler
  • D.C. Circuit Questions EPA Allegation that Judicial Review of Claims Challenging Cleanup of Uranium Sites is Barred by EPA Assertion it is Pursuing Removal or Remedial Action
    David K. Brown, Jennifer S. Rosen, Duke K. McCall, III
  • Sixth Circuit Declares Remedies Under Sections 107(A) and 113(F) of CERCLA Are Mutually Exclusive—Upholds Dismissal of Cost Recovery, Contribution, and Common Law Claims
    David K. Brown, Jennifer S. Rosen, Duke K. McCall, III
  • Endangered Species: Coming Soon to a Project Near You
    W. Parker Moore, Sara L. Vink
  • ESA Threatened and Endangered Species Listings Likely to Increase Under New Interpretation of “Significant Portion of Its Range”
    W. Parker Moore, James Auslander, Sara L. Vink
  • FWS Proposes Landmark Rules for Regulating Critical Habitat Under the Endangered Species Act
    W. Parker Moore, Sara L. Vink
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines for Wildlife Protection
    W. Parker Moore
  • Wind Energy Development and the Protection of Migratory Birds
    W. Parker Moore, Jon Cossa
  • TCE Short-Term Exposure Action Levels and Related Regulatory Guidance: Federal and State Environmental Agency Documents
    Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.
  • Will the SEC’s Current Disclosure Reform Initiative Result in Stricter Environmental and Sustainability Disclosure Requirements?
    Betty Moy Huber
  • Climate Change Adaption Issues Under Federal Law
    J. Kevin Healy
  • Effective Representation of Clients in Environmental Dispute Resolution
    Pamela R. Esterman, Gail Bingham, Christopher Riti

Presentation Material


  • Clean Air Act Caboodle Issues: EPA Is Focused on More Than Greenhouse Gases
    Andrea Bear Field
  • EPA’s Clean Air Act Carbon Pollution Standards for Power Plants
    Kit Kennedy
  • Hot Topics — Hydraulic Fracturing
    Joel Burcat
  • Hot Topics – Hydraulic Fracturing
    Deborah Goldberg
  • Environmental Regulation 2014: Contaminated Sites
    Duke K. McCall, III
  • Environmental Issues in Real Estate Deals
    Philip E. Karmel
  • Protecting Business From Protected Wildlife
    W. Parker Moore
  • Regulatory Implications of Short-Term Indoor Air Exposure to TCE from Vapor Intrusion at Contaminated Sites
    Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.
  • Environmental and Sustainability Disclosure – Key Updates and Issues
    Betty Moy Huber
  • Ethics In Environmental Dispute Resolution
    Pamela R. Esterman, Lester J. Levy
Co-Chair(s)
Philip E. Karmel ~ Bryan Cave LLP
Edward L. Strohbehn Jr. ~ Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Speaker(s)
Joel Burcat ~ Saul Ewing LLP
Pamela R. Esterman ~ Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C.
Andrea Bear Field ~ Hunton & Williams
Deborah Goldberg ~ Managing Attorney, Earthjustice
J. Kevin Healy ~ Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Betty Moy Huber ~ Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Kit Kennedy ~ NRDC
Duke K. McCall, III ~ Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
W. Parker Moore ~ Beveridge & Diamond PC

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