Update on Hazardous Waste and Site Remediation
November 15, 2016
State Bar Center
Albany, New York 12207
10:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
(Registration begins at 9:15 a.m.)
This program will provide comprehensive updates on a wide variety of hazardous waste and site remediation issues, on both the federal and state level. The morning panels will focus on
key issues in federal Superfund jurisprudence (including arranger liability,
divisibility, statutes of limitation, 106 vs. 107 actions and US EPA vs. state
settlements); and under state hazardous waste statutes (including Title 13
revisions, soil vapor and the revisions to the brownfields
The lunch speaker, Christopher Goeken, the Director
of Public Policy & Government Relations for the New York League of
Conservation Voters, will discuss the impact of the 2016 elections on federal
and state environmental agendas.
The afternoon panel
discussion will inlclude attorneys and experienced technical professionals,
exploring the emerging issue of PFOA in drinking water. The program will
close with a session on the challenging issue of conflicts of interest at
The program will provide 3.5 continuing legal education credit hours, consistinng of 3.0 credit hours in professional practice and .5 cedit hours in ethics.
NYS DEC Update
PFOA in Municipal and Individual Water Supplies