Endangered Species Act Compliance in Project Development and Land Use
Mitigating Risks to Minimize Delays, Costs for Relocation, Additional Surveys, and Post-Construction Monitoring
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to clients, consultants and counsel on ensuring beginning to end compliance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in project development, including construction, infrastructure and renewable energy projects, among others. The panel will provide a briefing on how the ESA works, review identifying federal, state and local regulations that may also come into play, and outline the steps to ensure ESA compliance in all stages of the project.
- Understanding ESA and its requirements
- Navigating the ESA process
- Strategies for avoiding and minimizing delays
- Lessons from existing projects
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key provisions of the ESA that clients, consultants and counsel must understand?
- What steps can developers take to mitigate the risks of violating the ESA in project development and operation and reduce the likelihood of additional costs?
- What strategies can developers and counsel employ to successfully navigate the ESA process?
Barbara D. Craig
Ms. Craig focuses her practice on federal environmental and natural resources law with an emphasis on endangered... | Read More
Ms. Craig focuses her practice on federal environmental and natural resources law with an emphasis on endangered species compliance, and forestry and energy facility permitting and compliance issues. She has extensive experience on issues involving the Endangered Species Act and National Forest Management Act, among many other federal laws.Close
Shawn J. Zovod
Ebbin Moser + Skaggs
Ms. Zovod advises energy developers, private property developers and public entities on matters concerning compliance... | Read More
Ms. Zovod advises energy developers, private property developers and public entities on matters concerning compliance with applicable state and federal environmental regulatory requirements, and represents clients in proceedings before numerous state and local agencies. Her practice focuses on natural resources compliance and permitting, and the preparation of environmental documents under NEPA.Close