Legal Update

1:30 PM -3:00 PM

This panel of legal experts will provide a general update on current legal issues affecting the storm water community, including unfunded state mandates litigation and recent claims filed on the statewide trash requirements, and Los Angeles Waterkeeper v. Pruitt, a recent court opinion directing EPA to regulate runoff from commercial, industrial and institutional sites under EPA’s residual designation authority. Other recent state issues will be covered.

Rebecca Andrews, Best Best & Krieger

Nicole Granquist, Downey Brand

3:30 PM -5:00 PM

This panel will discuss the recent wave of third party citizen lawsuits against industrial dischargers and MS4s, including case updates, defense strategies and best practices.

Tess Dunham, Somach Simmons & Dunn

Shawn Hagerty, Best Best & Krieger