Two Verdantas experts have been named as faculty for the 36th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School in Marco Island, Florida on July 20, 2022.
Cathleen Jonas and Steven Folsom will both be presenting topics at this Florida Environmental Network, Inc. (FENI) event—a long-standing and popular environmental conference that is billed as the largest event of its kind in the state.
Over 1000 attendees are anticipated, including attorneys, consultants, engineers, state and local government officials, developers, landowners and others with a strong interest in environmental permitting in Florida.
Senior Consultant, Cathleen Jonas will be presenting in a session called New Developments in Water Quality Permitting: with all the attention on emerging contaminants of concern, including PFOA/PFAs controversy, this course is a must-attend! This panel of experts will provide timely updates on new ways the Department of Environmental Protection and EPA are addressing water quality issues; also includes basic as well as advanced discussion on water quality discharge permitting, whether from industrial, domestic, or other discharge sources; emphasis on current agency practices, and updates on pending legal changes; emerging water quality issues affecting the industry, regulations and the general population.
Steven Folsom, Vice President, will be participating in Remediation Strategies & Case Studies, a course that presents legal and practical strategies for site remediation in a variety of scenarios. Case studies will focus on creative solutions, regulatory flexibilities, and innovative technologies used to achieve site closures.
Florida Environmental Network, Inc. (FENI) is part of the Florida Chamber Foundation’s ongoing effort to keep its members and other business organizations informed of the numerous environmental and growth management laws, regulations and issues affecting Florida citizens and businesses. This is an important educational and civic role that FENI has actively and continuously provided since its inception in 1985.
The Florida Chamber Foundation focuses on identifying solutions to challenges facing Florida. Founded in 1968, the Foundation is a business-led, solutions development and research organization, working in partnership with state business leaders to secure Florida’s future.