NEPA Mitigation: New Guidance From Council on Environmental Quality
Preparing for Heightened Mitigation and Monitoring Accountability and Agency Oversight
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies involved in the NEPA approval process with best practices for operating under the new NEPA guidance from the Counsel on Environmental Quality.
- Mitigation and monitoring guidance
- CEQ guidance
- Key federal agency guidance/regulations on mitigation
- Likely impact of the guidance
- Best practices for working under the new guidance
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What does the new guidance recommend for the implementation of mitigation commitments?
- What does the new guidance recommend for the monitoring of mitigation implementation and disclosure of mitigation commitments?
- What steps should companies and counsel take to comply with the new guidance?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Nicholas C. Yost
He focuses on counseling, document review, administrative proceedings and litigation under the National Environmental... | Read More
He focuses on counseling, document review, administrative proceedings and litigation under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its state analogues, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). As general counsel of the President's Council on Environmental Quality, he was lead draftsperson of the NEPA regulations and played a significant role in the development of CEQA.Close
George J. Mannina, Jr.
He has more than three decades experience with environmental litigation and government relations. With an intimate... | Read More
He has more than three decades experience with environmental litigation and government relations. With an intimate knowledge of the statutes, including experience drafting related legislation or amendments, he has won favorable Supreme Court rulings, and major revisions or amendments of environmental laws.Close
Stephen L. Leathery
National NEPA Coordinator
US Department of Commerce National Marine Fisheries Service
He deals with NEPA and environmental compliance issues, including working with the fishery management councils and the... | Read More
He deals with NEPA and environmental compliance issues, including working with the fishery management councils and the Council on Environmental Quality to revise and update agency NEPA procedures, updating the NOAA NEPA Administrative Order, and working on NEPA actions in support of fishery management, habitat conservation and restoration, and conservation and management of marine mammals.Close