Northern Indiana Environmental Summit Hot Topics for 2020
1:30 - 6 p.m. (Eastern)
Find answers to your most troubling environmental questions at this summit hosted by Barnes & Thornburg and Wilcox Environmental Engineering. Join us for a multifaceted discussion featuring an IDEM official and other leaders in the field who will discuss recent IDEM developments; top environmental technical, regulatory and legal issues that may affect transactions and property redevelopment; and ways to recover insurance proceeds to fund environmental liabilities.
Remediation and Redevelopment
David R. Gillay, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
David will provide an overview and forecast of hot environmental topics that could affect environmental due diligence, property redevelopment, regulatory closure, and potential litigation in 2020. David will provide real world examples and offer suggested strategies to help you successfully navigate through these environmental challenges.
TCE and PCE: What Are They and Why Should I Care?
Derek Faulk, Fort Wayne Branch Manager and Senior Project Manager, Wilcox Environmental Engineer
Derek will be helping to lend clarity surrounding the use of chlorinated solvents across industries. You will learn what they are, where they are found, why they are of concern, and what you can do about them.
Bruce Oertel, Remediation Services Branch Chief, Indiana Department of Environmental Management Remediation Program
Bruce will highlight IDEM’s priorities and focus for 2020. He also will discuss new IDEM initiatives regarding the next version of its remediation program guidance, dry cleaner database, and long-term stewardship.
Carrie M. Raver, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Carrie will review best practices on obtaining legacy insurance policies to cover environmental liabilities. She will cover the strategies to use to recover insurance proceeds for complex, long-tail environmental claims. You will learn about archaeology work to identify lost or misplaced policies, effective insurance claim resolution without litigation, and how to obtain payment from insolvent insurers and Lloyd’s of London insurers.
2.5 hours CLE credits pending
Questions? Contact Orlanda Hauff at email@example.com or 260-425-4676.