The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section present
2012 ELULS Annual Update - Audio CD Orders Only

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Audio CD Orders Only

Course No. 1428C

This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law.


12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Late Registration

1:30 p.m.
Opening Remarks/Introduction

1:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sustainable Railroad Development
Carl A. Gerhardstein, CSX Corporation

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Numeric Nutrient Criteria and Water Quality Standards Update
David W. Childs, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.
David G. Guest, Earthjustice
Andrew S. Bartlett, Department of Environmental Protection

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Land Use and the Community Planning Act: One Year Later
Suzanne Van Wyk, Bryant Miller and Olive
Janet E. Bowman, The Nature Conservancy
J. Thomas Beck, Department of Economic Opportunity

4:40 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.
Legislative Update
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr., Holland & Knight, LLP
Terry E. Lewis, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.

5:25 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Session Summary and Announcements

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
E Sciences, Inc. and Water, Wetlands, Wildlife & Beaches Committee


Concurrent Sessions
A) Track A
B) Track B

8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
A) Air Quality Regulation Update
Brian J. Accardo, Department of Environmental Protection
Scott Osbourn, Golder Associates, Inc.
B) Keeping Up with the Board: Update on Sovereign Submerged Lands
Christopher T. Byrd, Department of Environmental Protection
Edwin A. Steinmeyer, Lewis Longman & Walker, P.A.

9:20 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
A) Endangered Species and Habitat Conservation
Harold G. “Bud” Vielhauer, Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Douglas J. Rillstone, Broad & Cassel
B) Dismantling State Oversight of Local Land Use Decisions - Has the Pendulum Swung too far?
Nancy G. Linnan, Carlton Fields P.A.
Robert Lincoln, Icard Merrill, P.A.

10:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

10:25 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
A) Competing Use of Water Resources
Frank E. Matthews, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.
Timothy A. Smith, St. Johns River Water Management District
B) Whose Beach is it Anyway?
Angela Howe, Surfrider Foundation
Francine M. Ffolkes, Department of Environmental Protection

11:15 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
A) Waste Cleanup Regulation Update
Christopher D. McGuire, Department of Environmental Protection
Joel Balmat, HSW Engineering
B) The Encore: Tampa’s Downtown Tempo District
Marc Mariano, Cardno TBE
Leigh K. Fletcher, Kellerhals Ferguson Fletcher Kroblin, LLP

12:05 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Section Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

1:45 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Swamps & Sinkholes - an Ethics Update for Land Use and Environmental Lawyers
Kenneth A. Tinkler, Carlton Fields

2:25 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Statewide Environmental Resource Permit Rule
Jeffrey M. Littlejohn, Department of Environmental Protection
Mark W. Ellard, Geosyntec Consultants

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Administrative Law Update
Mary F. Smallwood, GrayRobinson, P.A.

4:15 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.
General Counsel Roundtable
Moderator: Timothy J. Center, Collins Center
Thomas M. Beason, Department of Environmental Protection
Harold G. “Bud” Vielhauer, Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
David L. Jordan, Department of Economic Opportunity
John W. Costigan, Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Timothy A. Smith, St. Johns River Water Management District

5:40 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


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