Come join us in Charlotte, NC to learn about the latest developments in state environmental legislation.
DATE: 22 May 2014
Social Hour starting at 5:30 PM
Dinner at 6:30 PM
Speakers at ~7:00PM
LOCATION: Dilworth Grille
911 E. Morehead St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission (EMC) Chairman Benne Hutson will speak on the new EMC and the issues it will be working on, including implementation of the Regulatory Reform Act of 2013, which requires a review and possible re-adoption of all of the State's environmental regulations.
In July 2012, Speaker of the House Thom Tillis appointed Benne to the EMC, which is responsible for the State's air, water and underground storage tank regulations. In July 2013, Governor Pat McCrory appointed Benne EMC Chairman.
Benne Hutson is a partner in the McGuireWoods law firm, resident in the firm's Charlotte and Raleigh offices. He has over 30 years’ experience in nearly all areas of environmental law, including providing regulatory compliance advice, representing buyers, sellers, lenders and other parties on the environmental aspects of mergers and acquisitions, lending and real property transactions, and representing clients in environmental cases in federal, state and administrative courts. He has been a leader in the redevelopment of Brownfields sites having been involved in the enactment of the State's Brownfields statute, negotiating the first Brownfields Agreement and working to develop the Redevelop Now and Ready for Reuse programs.
North Carolina Association of Environmental Professionals, PO Box #17512, Raleigh, NC 27619