Green Remediation: Minimizing the Impacts of Site Cleanup
Business Implications of Recent Regulatory and Policy Developments
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will discuss the legal issues present in contaminated site remediation using sustainable practices and will outline strategies for property owners and developers.
- What it is and what regulators want
- Fundamental principles
- EPA initiatives
- EPA green cleanup standards and verification
- State regulators
- Legal considerations when cleaning up contaminated site
- Methods of remediation
- Contract provisions
- Insurance coverage
- Carbon calculating
- Incentives for green remediation
- Best practices for green remediation
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How can counsel help companies take advantage of the opportunities in green remediation of contaminated sites?
- How can counsel best protect their clients' interests in contract negotiations regarding green remediation?
- What incentives are emerging to encourage use of sustainable practices in site cleanup?
Director of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division for Region 2
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
He heads a staff of some 200 scientists, engineers and planners managing the region's air, water and hazardous waste... | Read More
He heads a staff of some 200 scientists, engineers and planners managing the region's air, water and hazardous waste programs. The division is responsible for implementing the "Superfund" hazardous waste site cleanup program in the region. He previously served as Director of the Division of Environmental Planning and Protection and Regional Counsel for EPA Region 2.Close
Brian D. Israel
Arnold & Porter
He specializes in environmental litigation and counseling. He represents corporations in matters involving contaminated... | Read More
He specializes in environmental litigation and counseling. He represents corporations in matters involving contaminated properties, including toxic tort lawsuits and natural resource damages claims. His counseling practice focuses on environmental issues in large corporate transactions, brownfields redevelopment and environmental management systems.Close
Director, Division of Environmental Remediation
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
He is responsible for overseeing the handling of all matters related to the implementation of the State Superfund, the... | Read More
He is responsible for overseeing the handling of all matters related to the implementation of the State Superfund, the Brownfields Cleanup Program, the Environmental Restoration Program, the Brownfield Opportunity Area Program and the Oil Spill Program. He was a key drafter of the Governor’s Superfund/Brownfields legislation and served as the department’s counsel to the Superfund Working Group.Close
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