Don’t forget to RSVP for the AWMA meeting next week at Graham & Stubbs Thursday, June 22nd, at 11:30. John Jacus, Katie Schroder, and Chelsea Grossi, all of DGS, will present an environmental regulatory update that includes a review of key Trump Administration actions and orders, an update on the Bureau of Land Management’s venting & flaring rule and the associated litigation, and a summary of Quad Oa NSPS litigation.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Sara Nuttall([email protected]) by Wednesday June 21st. We will begin with networking and lunch at 11:30, and the presentation will start around noon. DGS Law is located at 1550 17th Street, Suite 500.

Speakers Bio:
John Jacus represents clients under all major federal and state environmental laws and regulatory programs, including the Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Clean Water Act, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). His practice includes environmental litigation, administrative proceedings and representation in complex business transactions. He is experienced in rulemaking and adjudicatory proceedings, permitting, litigation for cost recovery, citizen suits, environmental insurance coverage, and the judicial appeal of adverse agency actions, among other matters (click here for his complete bio).
Katie Schroder‘s practice focuses on all aspects of energy development on federal lands. Ms. Schroder counsels clients on oil and gas leasing and development on federal lands and agency compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act. She has extensive experience with the Endangered Species Act, including the process for listing species as threatened or endangered, the process for obtaining permits under section 10 of the Act, and the development of conservation agreements for candidate species (click here for her complete bio).
Chelsea Grossi focuses on regulatory and litigation counseling in environmental and natural resources law. She works with oil and gas, mining, biofuels, industrial, aerospace, and manufacturing clients. She has represented clients in environmental administrative and civil litigation matters, negotiated settlements with enforcement agencies, and advising clients on a host of regulatory matters affecting the industry, including the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Act (PHMSA). Click here for her complete bio.

To all of you who attended our Air Quality Conference last month, THANK YOU for making it such a success! We will be publishing copies of the speakers’ presentations on our website (; if you click on “2017-Air-Quality-Conference,” and then “Final Program,” you’ll see live links for some of the afternoon sessions. We’ll be adding the rest soon.

Please feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues!