2011 Key Environmental Issues in U.S. EPA Region 1
September 20, 2011
Region 1 Headquarters
About the Conference
Key Environmental Issues in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1, a one-day conference sponsored by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, offers a unique opportunity to engage in dialogue with policy makers and legal professionals involved in environmental issues throughout New England. This conference offers timely updates on key state and regional developments in environmental law in the Region 1 states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, as well as the ten Tribal Nations. Hosted by EPA at its new LEED Gold offices in Boston’s historic Post Office Square, the conference will place special emphasis on program initiatives and priorities in Region 1 states, as presented by EPA Regional Administrator Curt Spalding and the commissioners of the New England state environmental agencies. The conference will include a keynote address from Cynthia Giles, EPA assistant administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. Sessions will address key developments in water and air regulation, Superfund, brownfields, enforcement, ethics, and opportunities to network with colleagues will be provided. This conference will be attended by environmental law practitioners including academics, nonprofit lawyers, in-house counsel, and government lawyers.
Brian M. Rayback, Pierce Atwood LLP, Portland, ME