Environmental Law, Land Use, Energy and Litigation

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Wednesday

3:00-7:00 p.m.

Registration

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Stormwater, TMDLS and a Little Bit of Wetlands: Changing Rules and Recent Cases

Timothy R. Henderson, Rich & Henderson PC, Annapolis, MD

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Pipelines, Plentiful Natural Gas and Oil in North America, and Its Impact on Energy Prices, Use and Development

Jonathan Schneider, Stinson, Morrison Hecker, Washington, DC

Thursday, January 8, 2015

7:00- 8:00 a.m.

Energy-Related Rights, Duties and Liabilities in Condominiums, PUDs, Cooperatives, and other Common Interest Developments

Mary Goodhue Deutsch, Deutsch & Associates, Escondido, CA

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Top Ten Considerations in Technical Evaluation of Health Risks from Contaminated Lands, and Assessing Opportunities for Land Use                           

Yvette Lowney, Exponent Inc., Boulder, CO

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: An Ethical Afternoon at the Movies

Larry J. Cohen, Ph.D., J.D., Cohen’s Counsel, Bethel,  VT

6:30 p.m.

Wine Reception

Friday, January 9, 2015  

7:00- 8:00 a.m.

Tax Tips for Real Estate Owners, Developers, Tree Huggers, and Other Land Lovers

Jack Sawyer, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Making (Some) Sense of Recent Federal Conservation Contribution Rulings and IRS Guidance

Stefan Nagel, Of Counsel, Law Office of Stephen J. Small, P.C., Newton, MA

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Practice Pointers in the Context of Exactions in the Land Use/Development Process

Brian Connolly, Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC, Denver, CO

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

The Top Ten Land Use Law Decisions of 2014

Dwight Merriam, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford, CT

Saturday, January 10, 2015

7:00- 8:00 a.m.

Due Diligence for the Evaluation and Purchase of Brownfield Sites

Frank Chmelik, Chmelik Sitkin & Davis PS, Bellingham, WA

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Renewable Energy Development, Including on  Brownfield Properties

Polly Jessen, Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP, Denver, CO

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Legal Limits of Land Use Control: The Regulatory Taking Doctrine

Gregor I. McGregor, McGregor & Associates PC, Boston, MA

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

How Climate Change is Affecting the Law Beyond the Clean Air Act

John Putnam, Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP, Denver, CO

Sunday, January 11, 2015

7:00-8:00 a.m.

Plenary Session – TBD

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Plenary Session – TBD

PROGRAM C0-CHAIRSTimothy R. Henderson

Rich & Henderson PC

Annapolis, MD

Yvette Lowney

Exponent Inc.

Boulder, CO

Gregor I. McGregor

McGregor & Associates PC

Boston, MA
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