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Recent Developments in Water Law in Vermont and Beyond

Length: 6 hours

An important CLE on Water Related Issues:

A can't miss for lawyers practicing in environmental, municipal and development law. The law in ths area has been changing very fast.  Lawyers from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources will provide and in-depth review of Water Quality Issues including a review of Act 199 related to the groundwater withdrawal permit program; discussions or groundwater extraction permitting processes; an overview of the OMYA decisions, the first court decisions interpreting Vermont's recent adoption of the Public Trust Doctrine for goundwater. Also covered will be the EPA's decision to re-visit the Lake Champlain TMDL;

Wetlands- the program will address new wetlands rules including the new wetlands determination process,

Rivers;- discussions of the new regulatory threshold requirement and the new stream alteration general permit;

Stormwater- new multi-sector general permit under developkment; the MS4 permit; and update on stormwater TMDL effort; stormwater wind rules;

Lakes- Pesticide general permit; EPS and Vermont general permit development; the New Rapid Response General Permit an significant national case law including the National Cotton case that will assist you and your clients when they are involved with significant wate related issues.

Faculty

Mary Borg, Esq.

DEC Water Qiuality Division


Original Recording Date: June 10, 2011

CLE Credits (60): 6.0 Total hours

Practice Area: Environmental Law


Produced By:

Vermont Bar Association

Course Materials

  • Recent Developments: Water Law in Vermont & Beyond: Handout
  • Recent Developments: Water Law in Vermont & Beyond: Handout
  • Recent Developments: Water Law in Vermont & Beyond: Handout
  • Recent Developments: Water Law in Vermont & Beyond: Handout
  • Recent Developments: Water Law in Vermont & Beyond: Handout