Environmental Law: Clearing the Air in 2019

When:  Apr 11, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (ET)

Join us on Thursday, April 11, 2019, for the annual Clearing the Air program sponsored by the Air Committee of the Environmental Law Section. Once again, the Michigan Manufacturers Association will host the event at its Lansing headquarters.

The morning program (including breakfast and lunch) will feature updates on the most important air-related issues facing Michigan companies. Experts from government, industry, advocacy groups, consulting firms, and the legal profession will address the latest federal, state, and local developments as well as what to expect in the future.

A discounted registration is being offered to a limited number of students, government employees, and non-profit partners that contact the Section at parks.maryanne@gmail.com.

: online or by mail form PDF
There will be limited onsite registration available. Check or money orders only. No credit cards.

Cost: Register on or before March 22, 2019* —$70
Register on or after March 23, 2019 —$90
* Mailed-in registrations MUST be RECEIVED, not post-marked, by March 22 to get the early bird pricing.

Sponsorship Opportunities
There are several sponsorship opportunities available. Register to become a sponsor online or by mail form.

Sponsorship benefits: one free program registration, signage displayed at the event (supplied by sponsor), acknowledgment at the event and website, and logo included on various program materials. Contact Mary Anne Parks at (248) 895-6400 or parks.maryanne@gmail.com for details.


7: 45 a.m. Registration/Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome
Kurt Kissling, Partner, Warner Norcross + Judd
Mike Johnston, V.P. Government Affairs, Michigan Manufacturers Association

8:40 a.m. The AG Agenda
Peter Manning, Michigan Office of the Attorney General

9:30 a.m. What’s Old, New, and Still Coming at MDEQ
Aaron Keatley, Chief Deputy Director at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

10:00 a.m. Break/Networking

10:30 a.m. An Awesome Ambient Air Modeling Update
 Brian Leahy, Barr Engineering

11:00 a.m. NAAQS Panel Discussion
Moderator: Matthew Hall, CMS Energy, Moderator
Panelists: Jay Olaguer, Deputy Director, Air Quality Division                 
Mike Lebeis, DTE Energy

Noon Buffet Lunch                            

12:30 p.m. Air Quality Division Director’s Update
Director, MDEQ-Air Quality Division

1:30 p.m. Close/Networking 

Please contact Mary Anne Parks at parks.maryanne@gmail.com or Kurt Kissling at kkissling@wnj.com with questions.

Breakfast Sponsor

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Michigan Manufacturers Association
620 S Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
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Mary Anne Parks