Wetlands Development: Legal Trends and Challenges
Navigating Strict New Federal Guidance, Permitting Requirements and Emerging Case Law
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide environmental counsel with an examination of current EPA and Corps of Engineers guidance for wetlands regulation, discuss the new threat of 404 permit vetos, and explore the implications of recent and pending wetlands litigation.
- Proposed EPA / Corps Guidance
- Wetland delineation
- Expanded scope of jurisdiction
- 404 Permitting Challenges
- Threat of EPA veto
- Wetlands Case Law Update
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the latest challenges in obtaining a 404 permit?
- How much has the EPA expanded its definition of "wetland"?
- What impact will Sacket and other recent and pending litigation have on development where wetlands are present?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Beverlee E. Silva
Alston & Bird
She has extensive experience in environmental and toxic tort litigation and in the resolution of environmental... | Read More
She has extensive experience in environmental and toxic tort litigation and in the resolution of environmental enforcement actions brought at the federal and state levels. She has successfully handled matters under all of the major environmental statutes, including CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and RCRA.Close
Philip G. Mancusi-Ungaro
United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water Legal Support