The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Environmental Law
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Newsletter articles from 2003
2003 Environmental conference: Don’t miss it!
The 2003 Environmental Conference, Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Law Section and the Chicago Bar Association, promises to build on the success of prior years. Look for your brochure in the mail, and make a date to attend this year's largest multi-disciplinary continuous professional education event aimed at Illinois environmental law attorneys and other environmental professionals.
The Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) revised rule
On December 16, 2002, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) announced a final rule that will require all large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) to obtain permits that will ensure they protect America's waters from wastewater and manure.
In this issue
This month's newsletter concentrates on the changes forthcoming from the Illinois Statehouse. There were a lot of them.
In this issue, etc.
This month's newsletter addresses what is probably the most commonly encountered environmental problem in the State of Illinois: leaking underground petroleum storage tanks.
LUST in the Legislature
Among the legislation signed into law in 2002 were two Public Acts amending the Illinois Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Program.
The pros & cons of environmental auditing
Do you counsel a large company or public organization that maintains numerous facilities engaged in a variety of industrial, commercial, and research operations?
Recent Clean Air Act developments
After two and a half years of litigation, the U.S. EPA recently issued Guidance on the Definition of Federally Permitted Releases for Certain Air Emissions.
Superfund liability changes
Last year saw a major revision of the federal Superfund Program with several important changes in the liability standards. Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act, P.L. 107 118 (2002).