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

1/26/2010

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. 

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