Key Environmental Issues in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 Course Materials
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Enforcement in the Era of Cooperative Federalism: Top Priorities of Region 4 State Enforcers
Donna Hodges, OAS – Legal Division, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Jackson, MS
Jenny Howard, General Counsel, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Nashville, TN
Suzanne Rubini, Acting Director, Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Division, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Atlanta, GA
Noah Valenstein, Secretary, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, FL
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Whose Water is it Anyway? The Changing Landscape of WOTUS, CWA Circuit Splits, and the Regional Water Wars
Kevin Minoli, Alston & Bird, Washington, DC
Julius Redd, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., Washington, DC
Keith Turner, Watkins & Eager PLLC, Jackson, MS
Greg Young, Burr Forman, Nashville, TN
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
From Response to Resilience: Confronting Natural Disasters and the Environment in the Southeast
Catherine Anglin, Paine | Tarwater | Bickers, LLP, Knoxville, TN
Jeff Civins, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Austin, TX
Keith Weisinger, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 4, Atlanta, GA
Chris Williams, Maynard Cooper Gale, Birmingham, AL
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Reform School: Making Superfund More Efficient
Rebecca Davis, Seyfarth S, Atlanta, GA
Stacey Haire, U.S. EPA Region 4, Atlanta, GA
Bianca Jaikaran, U.S. EPA Region 4, Atlanta, GA
Kim Jones, U.S. EPA Region 4, Atlanta, GA
Jade Rutland, U.S. EPA Region 4, Atlanta, GA
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Roiled or Relieved? What Recent Repeals and Reconsiderations under the Clean Air Act Mean for You and Your Clients
Mike Abraczinskas, Director, Division of Air Quality, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Raleigh, NC
Gretchen Frizzell, U.S. EPA Region 4, Atlanta, GA
Grady Moore, Balch & Bingham LLP, Birmingham, AL
Keri Powell, Powell Environmental Law, Decatur, GA