On Thursday, April 19, 2012 Minnesota Continuing Legal Education will be holding the 8th Annual Minnesota Environmental Institute. Participants will receive 6.0 hours of CLE credit.  The program begins at 8:45AM and runs through the afternoon.  Attorney and author Barbara Freese will present the session’s Keynote Address: “Global Warming and the Failure of Business-As-Usual: Time to Shift the Burden of Proof.”
Environmental attorney Joseph Maternowski from the Hessian & McKasy law firm will present a portion of the 2012 Case Law, Regulatory and Legislative Update in the morning session.  Mr. Maternowski, a regular speaker at this event, will present the CERCLA / RCRA / MERLA and Regulatory Update section of the program. Mr. Maternowski’s session will cover case law related to CERCLA cost recovery actions, updates on RCRA citizen suits and a report on significant Minnesota cases and regulatory developments related to the Minnesota Superfund and voluntary cleanup programs.  Walk up registration is permitted.  The session will be held at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center at Seventh and Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  
For information on the Minnesota Environmental Institute please visit: http://www.minncle.org/SeminarDetail.aspx?ID=105191201