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Navigating the New Environmental Regulatory Frontier: Strategies for Planning and Achieving Your Business Objectives

Farella Braun + Martel invites you to a half-day symposium focused on key regulatory developments in environmental and land use law. Through interactive panels, breakout sessions and a keynote address, you will gain insight, understanding and actionable business planning strategies to meet environmental compliance requirements and avoid potential liability.

The symposium will focus on four critical emerging areas in environmental and land use law:

  • Project Development:  Planning Ahead to Address the New Greenhouse Gas CEQA Guidelines
  • Business Strategies for Environmental Sustainability: Success Stories from the Field
  • Vapor Intrusion: Key Developments in a Volatile Regulatory Environment
  • Staying Ahead of the Flow on Storm Water, Wetlands and Species Issues

The panels and breakout sessions will feature regulatory officials, industry representatives, and legal experts from within Farella. We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker will be Matt Bogoshian, Deputy Secretary for Law Enforcement and Counsel. 

Firm Highlights

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Farella Attorneys Honored With 2019 CLAY Award for M&A Deal

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Re-Imagining Environmental Governance: The Future of Environmental Law

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Emerging Contaminants: Coming to an NRD Site Near You!

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Trump Administration Continues Project Permitting Streamlining Efforts

The White House’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced on June 20, 2018 that it is considering updating its regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Specifically, the CEQ issued an  Advance Notice of...

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Farella Braun + Martel Recognized by Chambers USA 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2019:Farella Braun + Martel announces that Chambers USA has recognized 11 lawyers and five practice areas in the legal directory’s 2019 edition. Practice Area Recognition:  Of note, this year the...

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Linda Sobczynski Accepted Into 2019 Clean Energy Leadership Institute Fellowship Program

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California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation

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San Francisco Bay Regional Water Board Adopts General Permit for Vineyard Properties in the Napa River and Sonoma Creek Watersheds

Over the last several years, the Regional Water Quality Control Board, for the San Francisco Bay Region (Water Board), determined that adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements were needed to better protect the Napa River...

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2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges: Aggregate Litigation in State Courts - Preserving Vital Mechanisms

At the Pound Civil Justice Institute's 2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges, Jim Bruen will discuss recent impediments to aggregate litigation implemented on the federal level, emerging trends in aggregate litigation in the United States,...

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The Uncertain Future of California’s Vehicle Emission Standards

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