Clean Air Act-USEPA Rules and Enforcement: Current Key Issues

Date: July 1 2020 CLE Credits: 1.5 General

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Live Webcast - July 1, 2020

  • 11:00-12:45pm PST / 12:00-1:45pm MST / 1:00-2:45pm CST / 2:00-3:45pm EST

Course Description

Under the Clean Air Act, USEPA pervasively regulates the American economy. In the Trump Administration, USEPA has attempted to roll-back many areas of regulation while increasing support of renewable fuels and enhancing enforcement of mobile sources. This course examines the most important of these changes and explains the Trump EPA’s degree of success.



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  • David T. Buente Jr.
    David Buente is a partner in Sidley’s Environmental group who represents clients in complex environmental litigation and rulemaking matters, with an emphasis on Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act, CERCLA (Superfund) and RCRA, environmental criminal and toxic tort litigation. Building upon his 15 years as an environmental prosecutor, including at the Department of Justice (DOJ) where he served as Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, corporations—including AES, American Electric Power, CSX, Duke Energy, Exxon Mobil, Ford Motors, General Electric, Harley Davidson, Honeywell, Norfolk Southern and Tyson Foods—turn to David for representation in complex federal environmental enforcement matters with DOJ and EPA and in defending toxic tort claims by states and private parties. David has tried over 80 cases and briefed or argued over 20 appeals in federal and state courts. He has advised clients on many industrial accidents including on release reporting, emergency response management, government investigations and enforcement, and litigation both by governments and tort claimants arising out of these accidents.

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      • 1.5 General Credits
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    1. Clean Air Act (“CAA”) Overview
    2. New Source Review (“NSR”) Developments
    3. Section 112 Once In, Always In Policy Reversal
    4. Section 111 and Climate Change
    5. Risk Management Plan (“RMP”) Program
    6. Clean Air Act Title II Mobile Source Developments
    7. Renewable Fuels Developments

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