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Friday, April 26, 2024
8:30 – 3:30 pm CDT


Understanding Industrial Stormwater Laws and Regulations
Presented by: Dianne R. Phillips

  • Examining federal industrial stormwater management requirements
  • Industrial stormwater permits
    • Determining eligibility
    • Certifying for no exposure
    • Reviewing permit requirements
    • Understanding the permitting process

Industrial Stormwater Permits-Government Regulatory Enforcement And Citizen Suit Issues
Presented by: Mitchell Burack

  • EPA regulatory enforcement in non-delegated program states
  • State agency enforcement
  • Proactive strategies to avoid escalation after:
    • Receipt of bad agency inspection report or notice of violation
    • Non-compliant outfall sampling
  • Citizen suit issues
    • Federal Clean Water Act section 505 applies for all facilities
    • Strategies for responding to a notice of intent to sue

Examining Stormwater Pollutants and the Development of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
Presented by: Steven Hann

  • Total suspended solids
  • Oxygen-demanding substances
  • Excess nutrients
  • Metals
  • Other common pollutants

Creating Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
Presented by: Kristian Witt

  • Complying with stormwater control measure requirements
  • Describing facility
  • Providing assessment of activities and materials
  • Including modification and reporting requirements
  • Including availability requirements
  • Construction site runoff control

Implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Presented by: Paul Hagerty

  • BMPs to achieve “no exposure”
  • Stormwater reduction
  • Reuse of stormwater
  • Stormwater control/management
  • Structural BMPs for treating stormwater
  • Contingency planning for extreme weather

Monitoring and Reporting
Presented by: S. Wayne Rosenbaum

  • Setting up monitoring procedures
  • Collecting and evaluating samples
  • Submitting annual reports
  • Modifying BMPs


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Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects
6.0 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Sitework)

Floodplain Managers


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 6.0 CECs for floodplain managers.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

6.0 HSW LUs (AIA)


Mitchell E. Burack

Civil and Environmental Engineer with Burack Environmental Law Office

Mr. Burack with Burack Environmental Law Office has over 40 years of exclusively environmental legal experience, including four years as an enforcement attorney with U.S. EPA in Washington, DC, and ten years as a partner with Pepper Hamilton, LLP, in Philadelphia. Mr. Burack has represented industrial and commercial clients in a wide variety of regulatory and enforcement matters including: stormwater citizen suit and agency enforcement actions, stormwater permitting, Brownfield site acquisitions, site cleanups, and cost-recovery claims against historic site owners. Mr. Burack is a 1976 graduate of University of Illinois (B.A., Psychology) with a law degree from Washington University (St. Louis) in 1979. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and the District of Columbia, and he is an approved mediator pursuant to Rule 53.3 of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Burack has published articles in the Pennsylvania Bar Journal, Philadelphia Business Journal, the Legal Intelligencer, and the Route 422 Business Advisor. 


Paul Hagerty

Civil and Environmental Engineer with ALL4 LLC

Mr. Hagerty is a civil and environmental engineer with over 30 years of experience in the environmental and civil engineering consulting industry. Mr. Hagerty’s areas of competency and practice have included environmental permitting and compliance, environmental insurance support, storage tank containment system compliance, dam and waterway engineering, environmental remediation, landfill design and compliance, stormwater management, natural resources, land development support, remedial design, contaminated sediment management, residential metals remediation and construction QA/QC. Mr. Hagerty is dual licensed as a professional engineer (DE, MD, MO, NJ, PA and VA) and a professional geologist (DE). He earned his B.C.E., Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware and his M.S., Civil/Environmental Engineering from Villanova University.

Steven Hann, Esquire

Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell &I Lupin, PC

Mr. Hann focuses his practice on environmental law and municipal law, and chairs the firm’s Environmental Law Department. He represents a diverse client base, which includes municipal authorities, municipalities, business entities, builders and developers. Steve personally handles all facets of a sophisticated environmental law practice, such as environmental litigation with federal and state government agencies and private parties, advising/representing clients on regulatory, permitting and compliance matters, and guiding clients on environmental issues arising in business and real estate transactions. He provides clients with experienced counseling on federal and state legislative and regulatory developments.  Mr. Hann has developed an extensive practice in the area of municipal law, with a specific emphasis on municipal authorities. Steve is the East Region Solicitor (responsible for the eastern half of Pennsylvania) for the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association (“PMAA”), an organization representing the interests of over 700 municipal authorities in Pennsylvania.  He provides guidance to PMAA member authorities and firm clients on a variety of municipal authority-related matters, including general water, wastewater and environmental issues; stormwater management; permitting; regulatory compliance; sewage facilities planning; waste load management; board member issues; tapping fees and rates; water and sewer regulations; and, compliance with state law bidding and procurement requirements. Steve provides experienced counseling on various statutes, such as the Municipality Authorities Act, Sunshine Act, Right-to-Know Law and Ethics Act. He has been appointed as both solicitor and special counsel for municipal entities, and has been retained as both an expert and mediator in matters involving municipal authorities. He is a frequent author and speaker on both environmental law and municipal law-related issues.  

Dianne Phillips

Attorney and Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

Ms. Phillips is an attorney in Holland & Knight’s Boston office who concentrates her practice in litigation, regulatory, energy and environmental law. Ms. Phillips’ environmental practice focuses on brownfields redevelopment and remediation, including former military installations, former manufactured gas plants (MGPs) and vapor intrusion sites. Her energy practice focuses on LNG terminal operations, natural gas pipeline permitting and operations, construction, and eminent domain. Her litigation experience involves hazardous waste disputes, civil and administrative enforcement defense under federal and state environmental regulatory programs, and defense of citizen suits under the CWA and RCRA, as well as construction, land use, permitting, utilities, regulatory, toxic tort and contract matters.

S. Wayne Rosenbaum

Varco and Rosenbaum; The Environmental Law Group, LLP

Mr. Rosenbaum is a partner of The Environmental Law Group, LLP, practicing in the areas of environment, land use and natural resources, with an emphasis on water quality and land use laws affecting infrastructure and renewable energy projects. He develops compliance strategies for clients regulated under the storm water provisions of the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the California Environmental Quality Act and other state and federal resources statutes. Relying on his broad experience with environmental permits and environmental management systems, Mr. Rosenbaum helps clients develop and implement solutions to environmental regulations that are both legally defensible and economically sustainable. He also assists his clients in defending their regulatory compliance programs against challenges by regulatory agencies and environmental groups.

Kristian Witt

Vice President- Environmental Services Compliance Management International

Mr. Witt is the vice president of Environmental Services for CMI. He has over 30 years of environmental program experience helping industrial facilities comply with a variety of environmental compliance issues. Mr. Witt has a bachelor of science degree in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a master of science degree in Environmental Engineering, which aids in his ability to provide experienced environmental auditing and National Point Source Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit preparation for a variety of industries.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Complying with NPDES Industrial Stormwater Requirements

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour course references and discusses industrial stormwater laws and regulations, analyzes pollutants and total maximum daily loads (TMDLs), reviews stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs), evaluates best management practices and examines monitoring and reporting procedures.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to examine stormwater pollutants, including suspended solids, oxygen-demanding substances, excess nutrients, metals and other common pollutants, and the development of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs).

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe a stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) and comply with stormwater control measure requirements, provide assessment of activities and materials, describe the facility.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to implement best management practices to achieve “no exposure,” as well as to treat and reuse stormwater.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to engage in monitoring and reporting by setting up monitoring procedures, collecting and evaluating samples, submitting annual reports and modifying BMPs.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development and awareness of stormwater management issues

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/01/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.