Annual CLE 2015 Environmental Law: Year in Review

Schedule and Registration:  see CLE flier

Presentations and Materials:

Introductory Remarks
Patrick Rowe, Sussman Shank, LLP – ENR Section Chair
Karen Moynahan, City of Portland – ENR Section Chair-Elect, CLE Chair

Water Supply in a Time of Drought:  Update & Tools
Dwight French, Oregon Water Resources Department (Materials)
Caylin Barter, Freshwater Trust (Materials)
April Snell, Oregon Water Resources Congress (Materials)

EPA Changes the Rules (Again):  Recent Changes to the Definition of “Solid Waste”
Introduction by Kirk Maag, Stoel Rives (Materials)
Mark Morford, Stoel Rives (Materials)
Geoff Tichenor, Stoel Rives (Materials)

Lunch:  What Could Our Legislators Possibly Be Thinking?
Representative Cliff Bentz (Materials)

Hot Topics
Brownfields: Nanci Klinger, City of Portland (Materials)
ESA:  Elizabeth Howard, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt (Materials)
Waters of the United States:  Lore Bensel, Oregon DOJ (Materials 1, 2)

Ethics:  OECAA, Conflicts & the Tripartite Relationship
David J. Elkanich, Holland & Knight (Materials)
Joan P. Snyder, Stoel Rives (Materials)

Climate Change:  Science, Law and Policy of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Oregon
Julia Olson, Executive Director, Chief Legal Counsel, Our Children’s Trust (Materials)
Meghan Dalton, Oregon Climate Research Institute (Materials)
Angus Duncan, President, Bonneville Environmental Foundation; Chair, Oregon Global Warming Commission (Materials)