NEPA and the Impact of the FAST Act: Navigating the New Permitting and Review Process
Leveraging Opportunities Under the National Environmental Policy Act Reforms
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process in light of the implementation of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). The panel will discuss the implications of the NEPA reforms and will provide best practices for operating under the new process.
- FAST Act and implications of the NEPA reforms
- Impact on environmental review process
- Best practices for operating under the new requirements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How can companies and counsel leverage the NEPA reforms?
- What impact will the changes have on the environmental review process?
- What best practices should counsel employ to ensure compliance under the new requirements?
Arnold & Porter
Mr. McTiernan focuses his practice on state and federal regulatory issues, including site remediation, natural resource... | Read More
Mr. McTiernan focuses his practice on state and federal regulatory issues, including site remediation, natural resource damages, and environmental permitting aspects of real estate development and redevelopment projects. He is the former Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation where he was responsible for enforcement, rulemaking, and major policy initiatives relating to New York environmental laws, including the review and permitting of major infrastructure and energy projects.Close
Steven C. Russo
Mr. Russo focuses his practice on environmental law and litigation, environmental permitting, National... | Read More
Mr. Russo focuses his practice on environmental law and litigation, environmental permitting, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) review, toxic tort litigation, environmental crimes, Brownfields redevelopment, government, energy and the environmental aspects of land use and real estate law. He also litigates in federal and state courts and counsels clients with regard to environmental liability risk and due diligence, permitting, Brownfields, and impact assessment and review.Close
Ms. Yung represents utility-scale solar developers, brownfields developers, hazardous waste handlers, recycling... | Read More
Ms. Yung represents utility-scale solar developers, brownfields developers, hazardous waste handlers, recycling facilities, and manufacturers in a variety of industries on a wide range of complex counseling, compliance, and litigation matters involving environmental, renewable energy, and natural resource issues. In particular, she provides counsel on regulatory compliance issues under various federal and state statutes including, but not limited to, CERCLA, RCRA, FIFRA, CWA, ESA, NHPA, NEPA and CEQA.Close