Agenda

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Thursday, January 21, 2021
11:00 am – 12:30 pm CST


Presented by
Jeffrey R. Porter
Joshua Simpson, P.G.
Kimberly Degutis, PWS, CESCL

Agenda Highlights:
The Supreme Court’s decision in Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund and what it means for you
Technical application of functional equivalence factors
What is necessary to obtain a NPDES permit under the Clean Water Act
What to expect in a Biden Administration

 

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Speakers

Kimberly Degutis

Kimberly Degutis, PWS, CESCL GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Ms. Degutis is a Professional Wetland Scientist with over twenty years of experience in environmental planning and regulatory permitting services for a variety of resource development projects. She regularly supports permit compliance and ESC inspection efforts for sites within New England.

Jeffery R. Porter

Jeffrey R. Porter
Member/Chair, Environmental Law Practice, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Mr. Porter is Chair of the Environmental Law Practice at Mintz. With over thirty years of experience, he is ranked Band 1 by Chambers USA which says: “Jeff has a rare combination of skills and judgment that allows him to provide legal guidance that is politically astute and sensitive to all other external dynamics.” Mr. Porter co-authored a friend of the court brief in connection with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the Maui case. He represents clients on a wide range of Federal Clean Water Act compliance issues and is a frequent commenter on Clean Water Act developments in Law 360, Bloomberg Environment, Inside EPA, and other publications. Mr. Porter is the Chairman of Boston Harbor Now and serves as a Trustee of the Massachusetts Environmental Trust. He is a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers. He was a member of the MassDevelopment Board of Directors from 2013 and 2016 and he was also the Chair of The Nature Conservancy’s Trustee Council, having previously served as the Chair of The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts.

Joshua Simpson

Joshua Simpson, P.G. Hydrologist, Senior Project Manager, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Mr. Simpson is a quantitative hydrogeologist and a senior groundwater flow modeling practitioner at GZA. During his fifteen years of environmental consulting experience, he has managed a wide variety of complex hydrogeologic investigation and remediation projects, including the application of analytical and numerical groundwater models to evaluate solute transport and/or discharge to surface water.

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