The Business of Stormwater Regulation and Compliance
Salem Convention Center
Join us for Oregon’s leading stormwater management conference!
This signature annual event convenes regulated companies, solution providers, and government agencies to explore current topics, best practices, and the most effective solutions in stormwater management.
The educational sessions cover basic and advanced topics in the areas of:
- Stormwater Fundamentals
- Industrial Stormwater Treatment
- Municipal & Green Infrastructure
- Cross Cutting Issues
2023 Keynote Speakers
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Water Quality Program Update
Jennifer Wigal, Water Quality Administrator, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
This year’s morning keynote will feature an engaging and informative conversation with Jennifer Wigal, Water Quality Administrator, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Jennifer will discuss the range of stormwater topics being addressed by the Water Quality Program and priorities going forward. Topics will include stormwater permit and guidance updates, responding to new science, collaboration with stakeholders, and the latest legislative and policy developments.
Sackett Decision: Supreme Court Limits Federal Jurisdiction over Wetlands
Lindsay Thane, Attorney, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC
The Supreme Court recently announced its decision in Sackett v. EPA in which it limited the extent of federal jurisdiction over wetlands. Lindsay Thane, Attorney with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt will shed light on the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision. In particular, the discussion will consider in the wake of Sackett, what types of wetlands are waters of the United States that are regulated under the Clean Water Act.
2023 Featured Plenary Session
Brendan Robinson (Moderator)
Stoel Rives LLP
Integral Consulting Inc.
PFAS Regulation, Management, and Treatment
PFAS continues to attract regulatory attention and is the focus of an increasing number of site investigations, developments in remedial technology, and litigations. Moreover, regulated facilities are facing concerns such as shifting regulations, uncertainty around the effectiveness of treatment options, and the legal consequences of non-compliance.
Our panel of expert practitioners will share their insights on how to meet these challenges from various perspectives including regulatory, legal, and the latest technologies and techniques for management and cleanup.