News and Events Involving Environmental Law, Published by Chicago Environmental Attorney Dave Scriven-Young
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  • Best Practices for Working with Regulators: From Investigation to Litigation

    Posted by on November 1, 2012
    I was recently a panelist for a program at the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Fall Conference in Charleston, S.C.  The program was entitled "Best Practices for Working with Regulators: From Investigation to Litigation" and also featured my friends Ross Feldmann and Christina Vassiliou Harvey.  My presentation focused on dealing with U.S. EPA and State environmental agencies ...
  • You’re Invited: 9/11/12 Environmental Networking Reception

    Posted by on August 12, 2012
    PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORKING RECEPTION September 11, 2012, 4 pm to 6 pm The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL (more…)...
  • Reminder: 6/1/12 National Spring Conference on the Environment

    Posted by on May 30, 2012
    I encourage you to register for the National Spring Conference on the Environment, titled "Reframing the Conversation: Examining the Tension Between Environmental Regulation, Job Growth and the Economy."  This event is will take place this Friday, June 1st at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore.  The event is organized by the American Bar Association's Sec...
  • Environmental Legislative Update

    Posted by on April 1, 2012
    On March 21st, I spoke at the Chicago Bar Association's "Environmental Law & Practice" seminar, featuring excellent speakers providing updates on the main environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (also known as "EPCRA") and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (also k...
  • Careers in Environmental Law Seminar on February 28th

    Posted by on February 20, 2012
    If you or someone you know is interested in a career in environmental law, the Environmental Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section is organizing a "Careers in Environmental Law" seminar.  It will take place on February 28th from 3 pm to 4:30 pm at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court (or via webcast).  A networking reception will immediately follow the ...
  • Business Owners and Managers Learn to Use Environmental Audit Policies at Chicago Bar Association Presentation by Attorney Dave Scriven-Young

    Posted by on December 30, 2011
    The recent seminar, "How Businesses Can Take Advantage of U.S. EPA’s Audit Policy", helped business owners and managers implement strategies to lower the amount of potential civil penalties for environmental violations. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 ( "Business owners and managers should plan ahead to take advantage of en...
  • Save the Date for 1/24/12 Webinar: Environmental Hot Topics for 2012

    Posted by on December 29, 2011
    On January 24, 2012 at noon (central), Chicago environmental attorney Dave Scriven-Young will present a webinar entitled "Environmental Hot Topics for 2012".  This free program will look at the year ahead and analyze upcoming environmental legal issues, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, climate change regulations, water issues, and concerns over the Keystone XL Pipeline.   ...

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