July 19, 2017
1-3 pm 
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Regions Building
One Indiana Square,
Suite 3500
Indianapolis, IN
Regulatory Law for Non-Lawyers
The Indiana Chapter invites you to attend a webinar with your fellow chapter members!

Webinar Description

This webinar will acquaint non-legal environmental professionals with the basics of regulatory law including legal fundamentals and questions of federal/state/local jurisdiction, and include practical examples of applied laws and regulations. Presented in an easy-to-follow manner, this primer is ideal for young professionals, students, environmental practitioners and laymen interested in learning more about environmental law and non-compliance. Participants will learn the legal basis for regulation, the difference between rules and guidance, and the key considerations in managing compliance risk. The legal portion of the webinar will cover how a bill becomes a law, becomes a regulation, becomes guidance, becomes a permit, and becomes enforceable. Environmental statutes, rules, guidance, and enforcement will also be discussed as well as understanding the legal basis for government action. 

The most common questions that environmental professionals will need to know will be addressed:
  • Do I have to follow guidance?
  • Who has jurisdiction - federal, state, or local authorities?
  • Who should I be talking to?
  • What happens when the state and EPA do not agree?
In addition to the facts, the Webinar will also include appropriate examples and hypotheticals for "making it concrete" and how to interpret ambiguous regulation. Discussion and examples will provide information on how to gain levels of clarity and reduce risk, how to manage risk, and what to do if someone has just laid an issue on your desk.  Managing alleged violations with a state and federal component will also be covered.

  • Bill Hefner, Attorney, Environmental Law Group
  • Jon Bloomberg, Attorney, Environmental Law Group
Jen Moore, Environmental Engineering Specialist, 3M Company
Registration Details

$50 - Member
$75 - Non-Member
$20 - Government
$5  - Student

Please contact Kim Cottrell at kcottrell@trinityconsultants.com 
with any registration questions.

We hope to see you there!

Thank You

The Chapter would like to thank Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP for providing the meeting facility for this event.

The core Purpose of A&WMA is to improve environmental knowledge and decisions by providing a neutral forum for exchanging information.

Interested in learning more about the Air & Waste Management Association?  Want to get involved?  Email Ashly Insco for information on how YOU can get involved!