B&D Principal Eric Klein Speaking at EBC Clean Water Act (CLE accredited) Webinar

B&D Boston Principal Eric Klein will join Environmental Business Council (EBC)'s virtual CLE EBC Water Resources Webinar: The Clean Water Act at (Almost) 50, to discuss how federal water law continues to evolve and affect the manufacturing & energy sectors / related infrastructure projects. The conference will take place on Tuesday, December 8 online from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.

Eric will present beginning at 11:00 am "The Supreme Court’s (not quite) clarification of the Clean Water Act in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund." 

Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Please send an email to EBC staff ([email protected]) following the conclusion of the program to receive a certificate.

This EBC Water Resources webinar will feature presentations from legal experts explaining the significance of a final EPA rule narrowing the definition of “waters of the United States” and a Supreme Court decision expanding the circumstances under which discharge permits are required, as well as a representative of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to offer a practical perspective.

For more information, and to register, please see EBC's website.

Beveridge & Diamond's Boston office consists of nine lawyers all of whom dedicate their practice to environmental and land use issues, including environmental compliance, auditing, and due diligence; defense of citizen suits and enforcement actions before U.S. EPA and MassDEP; solid waste management; energy project development; Title 5 air permitting; zoning and land use permitting and litigation; chemical regulatory issues; and climate change. Eric's national environmental litigation practice includes representing major companies and municipalities in a wide variety of matters including environmental and mass torts, class actions, and federal citizen suits under environmental statutes including the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and the Clean Air Act. In particular, Eric has defended some of the most significant environmental citizen suits filed in recent times, including the successful resolution of a $4 trillion Clean Water Act citizen suit filed against a major U.S. transportation company.