Event May 5, 2017

Land, Air and Water: Navigating Complex Environmental Issues in the Inland Empire

State Bar of California Environmental Law Section

Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner Alisha Winterswyk is co-chair and Partner Charity Schiller is a presenter at The State Bar of California Environmental Law Section's Environmental Conference, “Land, Air and Water: Navigating Complex Environmental Issues in the Inland Empire” in Riverside. The conference features Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) and three panel discussions.

BB&K Speakers:

Alisha Winterswyk, Co-Chair
“Welcome Remarks”
9:30 a.m.

Charity Schiller
“Living the Good Life: The Intersection of Land Use, Climate Change, and Toxic Air Contaminants”
Recent legislation and the goal of reducing greenhouse gasses from the transportation and industrial development sectors are pushing future development toward increased density clustered around transportation corridors. This has the beneficial effect of reducing GHGs and regional air quality emissions. But does this new motif have a drawback insofar as placing residential development (and the families that occupy them) in areas adjacent to freeways, rail lines, warehouses and other uses that may create localized levels of toxic air contaminants? This panel will summarize recent legislation and case law, and discuss the multiple priorities that are involving in California’s future development.
10:30 a.m. - noon

When
Friday, May 5
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where
Riverside City College
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506

For more information or to register, click here.

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