April 20, 2012  The 8th Annual Minnesota Environmental Institute was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, April 19, 2012.  The session featured a Case Law and Regulatory Update in the morning session and numerous breakout sessions during the afternoon. Over 200 attorneys were in attendance at the course which was sponsored by Minnesota CLE. The Minnesota State Bar Association’s Environmental, Natural Resource and Energy Law Section presented its Distinguished Service Award to attorney Brian O’Neill.  Environmental attorney Joseph Maternowski presented the CERCLA, RCRA and MERLA case law and regulatory update section in the morning session.