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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Review of EPA's 2014 National Enforcement Initiatives
Thursday March 12, 2015
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Cost: FREE for Members, $49 for Non-Members
This webinar will provide an overview of the EPA 2014 enforcement initiatives and track record. Find out what EPA targeted, what EPA got, and where EPA is going. The content covered will help with solving challenges in environmental compliance, risk avoidance/minimization, and proactive compliance through auditing and voluntary compliance.
- Marian C. Hwang, Esquire, Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
- Amanda Neidert Kesler, Esquire, Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Marian C. Hwang
Marian Hwang has been an environmental attorney with the firm since 1987 and co-chairs its Environmental Practice Group. The breadth of her legal experiences representing multinational and national clients has enabled her to develop practical solutions to complex issues, whether involving complicated real estate/corporate acquisitions or divestitures to complex multi-defendant toxic tort claims and multi-facility compliance and enforcement matters. She has authored and lectured extensively before the American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Government Institutes, National Business Institute, and corporations on various environmental subjects. She is LEED certified, serves on boards of many community, civic and professional organizations, and has been named as one of The Best Lawyers in America (Environmental/Law Litigation) from 2007 to present. Miles & Stockbridge has been a NAEM affiliate council member since 2009.
Amanda Neidert Kesler
Amanda Neidert Kesler's practice focuses on environmental matters, including regulatory compliance and permitting, environmental and toxic tort litigation, and contaminated property transactions. She counsels clients on complex regulatory compliance issues involving a variety of federal environmental laws and related state statutes. Amanda represents clients in federal and state enforcement actions, environmental contamination litigation, federal Superfund cost recovery actions, administrative investigations, and occupational exposure and product liability claims. In addition, she advises clients on environmental liability and due diligence issues in real estate transactions and corporate acquisitions/divestitures. Representative clients include manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer products, real estate developers, and financial institutions. She is active within the Environment, Energy and Resource Section of the American Bar Association and serves on the Environmental Law Section Council for the Maryland State Bar Association.
Green Tie Blog Post
A Review of the EPA’s 2014 Regulatory Priorities
March 3, 2015, By Marian Hwang
Every three years the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) establishes a new set of enforcement initiatives. Since we are now in the second year of the latest three-year cycle, it’s instructive to look back at the agency’s enforcement activity from the past year to see what we can learn about EPA’s priorities going forward. Here are a few highlights from the 2014 fiscal year that ended on September 30: Read more...