Brownfield / Superfund 2019 Update

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Program Co-Chairs:

David J. Freeman
Gibbons P.C.

J. Kevin Healy
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Amy L. Reichhart
Nixon Peabody LLP

Lawrence P. Schnapf
Schnapf LLC

  • This program, co-sponsored by the Environmental & Energy Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association, will present an update on developments regarding brownfields and the federal Superfund law. Topics will include a review of DEC policies and practices in implementing the 2015 Amendments to the Brownfield Cleanup Act; a discussion of trends in Superfund enforcement, including natural resource damages and the impact of the Superfund Task Force recommendations; and an analysis of case law developments in both of these areas.

    This program will not be taped – you only have one chance to see it – Live!

    Live Program: $149 for NYC Bar & NYSBA Members | $249 for Nonmembers

  • Introductory Remarks:
    Letitia A. James
    New York State Attorney General
    Keynote Speaker:
    Peter D. Lopez
    Regional Administrator of Region II, Environmental Protection Agency
    Panel Chairs:
    L. Margaret Barry
    Arnold & Porter
    Sarah M. Lobe
    Nixon Peabody LLP
    Linda Shaw
    Knauf Shaw LLP
    Jose Almanzar
    Periconi LLC
    Brian Carr
    United States Environmental Protection Agency
    Matthew Carroll
    Environmental Engineer
    Tenen Environmental
    Andrew Guglielmi
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
    Christine M. Leas
    Sive, Paget & Riesel
    Helen Collier Mauch
    Zarin & Steinmetz
    Michael Murphy
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
    Gary Rozmus
    Senior Consultant
    GEI Consultants. Inc., P.C.
    Michelle Sarro
    Assistant General Counsel
    NYC Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation
    Matthew J. Sinkman
    Office of New York State Attorney General
    Daniel Walsh, Ph.D.
    Walsh Environmental Solutions
    Marla E. Wieder
    United States Environmental Protection Agency – Region II

  • 10:00 am – 10:05 am Welcome
    Program Co-Chairs: David J. Freeman, J. Kevin Healy,
    Amy L. Reichhart & Larry Schnapf
    10:05 am – 10:10 am Opening Remarks
    Hon. Letitia A. James
    New York State Attorney General
    10:10 am – 11:10 am Update on New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program
    Panel Chair: L. Margaret Barry
    Speakers: Andrew Guglielmi, Michael Murphy, Christine M. Leas & Matthew Carroll
    11:10 am – 12:10 pm Superfund
    Panel Chair: Sarah M. Lobe
    Speakers: Marla E. Wieder, Matthew J. Sinkman & Jose Almanzar
    12:10 pm – 12:40 pm New York City Cleanup Issues
    Speakers: Michelle Sarro & Gary Rozmus
    12:40 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
    Hon. Peter D. Lopez
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
    2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Case Law Update
    Helen Collier Mauch
    2:30 pm – 3:00 pm The Intersection of Superfund and Brownfields—The Gowanus Canal
    Panel Chair: Linda Shaw
    Speakers: Brian Carr & Daniel Walsh

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    4.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 4.2 General
    California: 4.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 3.5 General

  • This program has been generously sponsored by:

    Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Environmental Law, J. Kevin Healy & Amy E. Turner, Co-Chairs

    Sponsoring Organization:
    NYSBA Environmental & Energy Law Section, Howard Tollin, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ______________________________________________________________