This one-day event provides participants with a mid-year update on important environmental issues by key officials from the Governor’s Office, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as well as other environmental experts from around the state. They include Lois New, director of the office of climate change at the DEC, who will discuss how weather patterns affect the state’s environment and Jenifer Dean, an invasive species biologist at the New York Natural Heritage Program, who will discuss remediation efforts to stem the damaging effects of invasive species in New York’s waterways.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear from and meet the experts who write and implement environmental laws and regulations. Kathy Moser, assistant director at the DEC, will discuss her agency’s efforts to preserve New York’s natural resources. Eugene J. Leff, deputy commissioner at DEC, will discuss the state’s policies on cleanup efforts which minimize negative impact on the environment.
The closing remarks will be provided by Francis J. Murray, president and CEO of NYSERDA . Other sessions will include: Litigation and Compliance in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, an update on the state’s water resources and an update on hearings and mediation in New York.
The event attracts environmental professionals from manufacturing, industrial, engineering and legal sectors, among others.
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