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SPR Principals Co-Chair Annual ALI Environmental Law Conference

On February 10, 11 and 15, 2022, SPR principals Daniel Riesel and Pamela Esterman will co-chair the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Conference, co-sponsored by ALI CLE and the Environmental Law Institute. This year’s program will be held virtually. SPR attorneys have chaired this conference continuously since its inception. Daniel Riesel will also lead a panel on CERCLA litigation and regulatory developments. SPR principal Jennifer Coghlan will lead a panel on the environmental aspects of siting and permitting renewables. The program will feature advanced-level presentations on recent developments in environmental law by senior public officials, distinguished law professors, seasoned private practitioners, and experienced public interest advocates. The panel topics include:
  • Environmental priorities of the Biden Administration
  • CERCLA enforcement trends
  • Environmental cases before the Supreme Court
  • COP26, the infrastructure bill, and other climate developments
  • Siting and development of renewable energy
  • Clean air regulation and enforcement
  • PFAS and other emerging contaminants
  • Water quality standards and certifications
  • NEPA and environmental justice
  • Endangered species, critical habitat, and tribal lands
  • Climate disclosures and ESG
For more detailed information and online registration, please visit the course website at