1 WASHINGTON OFFICE TEL FAX AREAS OF PRACTICE Mr. Hartman engages in a national litigation and counseling practice, with an emphasis on matters involving environmental issues, the regulation of chemical and biological materials, as well as hazardous substances and wastes. He represents companies in civil and criminal investigations, trials, and appeals primarily involving federal environmental laws and regulations. He also conducts independent investigations of internal corporate activity and counsels clients regarding corporate compliance programs, and homeland security matters relating to the environment. In addition, Mr. Hartman counsels clients regarding the environmental aspects of various types of business activities, including mergers and acquisitions, and SEC disclosure matters. Mr. Hartman also represents clients in Congressional investigations regarding lobbying, ethics, and other issues. Mr. Hartman has handled cases in federal courts throughout the country on a wide range of environmental issues. For example, he was co-counsel in one of the longest federal criminal environmental cases in history, and successfully litigated the validity of a variety of federal regulations. He has also represented clients in other types of civil and criminal litigation involving federal regulatory programs, including antitrust, labor relations and health care. Mr. Hartman has handled over 60 appeals in federal and state courts around the nation, many of which involved challenges to agency regulations. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Prior to joining K&L Gates in 1992, Mr. Hartman served in a number of positions in the United States Department of Justice, including Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resource Division ( ), Deputy Assistant Attorney General ( ) and Deputy Assistant to the Attorney General (1989). As Acting Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Hartman was responsible for overseeing all U.S. government litigation arising under federal environmental, natural resource, energy and related laws. He was responsible for civil and criminal prosecutions arising under federal environmental law, including the Exxon Valdez oil spill and the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons facility prosecution, two of the largest cases of their kind. He also handled the first appeal of a sentence for an environmental crime imposed under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and represented President George H.W. Bush in a challenge to the President s authority to conduct negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Mr. Hartman was also responsible for directing a wide variety of other environmental litigation, including the defense of regulations issued by federal agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Interior, Fifth Amendment takings cases, mineral leasing royalty claims, Endangered Species Act matters, and constitutional litigation. He has overseen matters ranging from the New Bedford Harbor Superfund case in Massachusetts to the spotted owl litigation in the Pacific Northwest, and was responsible for eleven cases in the United States Supreme Court. He also served on several senior-level administration policy groups, including the Domestic Policy Council Wetlands Task Force and the Department of Energy Environmental Restoration Interagency Review Group.
2 Mr. Hartman has testified before Congressional committees in the development of a wide variety of legislation, including the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. During his service as Deputy Assistant to the Attorney General, Mr. Hartman was a member of the Attorney General s Judicial Selection Committee. In 1992 he received the Edmund J. Randolph Award for outstanding service. Mr. Hartman served in state government, as Chief Counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, and Deputy General Counsel to the Governor of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hartman served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Horsehead Industries, Inc. Horsehead was one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, according to Forbes Magazine. He was also the Editor-in-Chief of The EPA Enforcement Manual (Thompson Publishing Company) and has published and lectured for numerous organizations, including the National Legal Center for the Public Interest, the Washington Legal Foundation, Corporate Legal Times, the National Law Journal, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, the Environmental Law Institute, and the American Bar Association. He has also appeared on several television and radio news programs, including the CBS Evening News, Frontline, and Wisconsin Public Radio. PROFESSIONAL/CIVIC ACTIVITIES Environmental Law Institute American Bar Association BAR MEMBERSHIP District of Columbia Pennsylvania EDUCATION J.D., George Washington University, 1979 B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1976
3 EXAMPLES OF SIGNIFICANT MATTERS In Re Grand Jury Investigation (Washington, D.C.). Representing individual in Department of Justice investigation into allegations of manipulation of the propane market in In Re Grand Jury Investigation (Washington, D.C.). Representing lobbying firm in responding to grand jury subpoena relating to public corruption investigation. In Re Grand Jury Investigation (Washington, DC). Counsel to individual in connection investigation of lobbying activities In Re Criminal Investigation. Representing a real estate development company and its general partner in connection with a criminal investigation focusing on asbestos notice, removal and disposal allegations under the Clean Air Act National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS). (Case settled during trial) Congressional Investigations. o Counsel to former administration official in connection with Senate Committee on Indian Affairs investigation of lobbying activities of Jack Abramoff. o Representing Independent Review Board in connection with Senate o Finance Committee investigation into FDA approval of drug. Represented client in connection with Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations inquiry into offshore tax shelters. Representing manufacturer in multifacility, national environmental criminal investigation relating to voluntary disclosure by company. In Re Grand Jury Investigation (California). Represented agricultural operation in connection with parallel criminal and civil enforcement actions brought under Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act.(United States adv. Adam Brothers Farming, (C.D. Ca) In Re Criminal Investigation (National). Represented biotechnical company in connection with grand jury investigation of possible crimes involving weapons of mass destruction. Counsel to company developing renewable energy project to be located above the Outer Continental Shelf as provided for in Section 388 of National Energy Policy Act. Coalition of Independent Review Boards adv Department of Health and Human Services - Represented CIRB in successful effort to compel HHS to comply with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Allegheny Regional Health System v. Veritus Medicare Services, PRRB Case No Successfully represented health care provider in challenge to suspension of Intensive Rehabilitation Services Provider status based on invalid CMS policy that required intermediary to ignore regulatory requirement in favor of interpretive policy. SLDA v. D.C. (D.D.C. 2005), appeal docketed November 7, 2005 (D.C. Cir.). Constitutional and statutory challenge to authority of District to condemn property for professional baseball park where authorizing legislation expressly prohibited property from being used for this purpose.
4 Amvac v. EPA. Challenge to agency decision denying confidential business information status to material sought to be disclosed under FOIA. Coalition of Independent Review Boards adv. Department of Health and Human Services. Represented CIRB in successful effort to compel HHS to comply with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. In Re Criminal Investigation. Representing a major international bulk oil shipping entity in connection with allegations of criminal violations of the Oil Pollution Act and Title 18 of the United States Code. In Re Criminal Investigation. Representing a real estate development company and its general partner in connection with a criminal investigation focusing on asbestos notice, removal and disposal allegations under the Clean Air Act National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS). City of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Advising the City of Santa Fe with respect to issues arising under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act in connection with applications to construct and operate a surface water diversion project on the Rio Grande River in the Santa Fe National Forest. Representing manufacturer of FIFRA-regulated substances in connection with challenge to EPA activities with respect to the use of certain data when evaluating the risks associated with certain pesticides during the re-registration process. United States ex rel. Melikian v. Barton Cotton No.: 98-CV MEL. Cocounsel to company charged with False Claims Act violations relating to direct mail marketing business. Counsel to energy company in connection with various issues relating to permits and other authorizations and approvals issued by Bureau of Land Management, Corps of Engineers, Forest Service, and Bureau of Reclamation under various federal laws. In Re Doctors Research Group, FIFRA (2003). Counsel to medical device manufacturer in enforcement action alleging that FDA-approved antimicrobial medical device is required to be registered as a pesticide under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Southeastern Federal Power Customers Inc. v. Corps of Engineers, et al. (D.D.C.). Counsel to Florida DEP in dispute over water rights allocation issues relating to the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee-Flint River ( ACF ) Compact, as well as issues under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Water Supply Act, and the Flood Control Act. Outside Ethics Counsel to the Chesapeake Regional Coalition 2012 seeking to bring the 2012 Olympics to the Washington/Baltimore Region. Developed Ethics Structure for submission of the Washington, DC 2012 Bid City Proposal. Counsel to company with respect to potential Clean Air Act enforcement actions at a facility in the southwest and one in the midwest relating to the applicability of New Source Performance Standards and the New Source Review Standards for operations and maintenance activities.
5 Represented power producer in connection with strategic efforts to resolve multimedia enforcement issues involving multiple states, with issues relating to the Clean Air Act New Source Review program and various Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act issues. Deaton v. United States, No (S. Ct.). Counsel for amicus curiae California Farm Bureau filing in support of Petition for Certiorari in a case raising the question of whether for purposes of Clean Water Act jurisdiction, waters of the United States includes remote ditches that may occasionally carry rainwater which ultimately has the potential for draining into navigable-in-fact waters several miles away. United States v. Horsehead Industries, Inc., No. 3: CV (M.D. Pa.); Viacom International Inc. v. Admiral Insurance Co., No. SOM L (Somerset County, NJ); Paramount Communications Inc. v. Horsehead Industries, Inc., No /93 (Supreme Court, New York County); Horsehead Industries, Inc. v. Paramount Communications Inc., 258 F.3d 132 (3d Cir) Lead counsel on multiple litigations relating to claims for remediation costs at CERCLA sites, including claims for indemnification under Asset Purchase Agreement; cost recovery claims under CERCLA; contribution claims under CERCLA; and claims for coverage under insurance policies; successfully obtained preliminary injunction against the United States to preclude enforcement of Unilateral Administrative Order. In Re: United States Gen. New England, Inc. Brayton Point Station, Appeal No: NPDES (Environmental Appeals Board, filed November 4, 2003). Counsel regarding appeal of state and federal NPDES permit conditions calling for closed loop recycling to address thermal discharge issues. Counseling company with respect to potential Clean Air Act enforcement actions at a facility in the southwest and one in the midwest relating to the applicability of New Source Performance Standards and the New Source Review Standards for operations and maintenance activities. American Council on Education. Representing and counseling association of higher education institutions regarding environmental compliance issues. American Trucking Ass ns. v. Browner, et al., 175 F.3d 1027 (D.C. Cir. 1999). Represented the Small Business Survival Committee, the Native American Business Association, and Judy s Bakery in this successful challenge to certain National Ambient Air Quality Standards promulgated under the federal Clean Air Act regulations. United States v. Alcoa, Inc., Civil Action No CV-61-AS (N.D. In.). Lead counsel representing aluminum manufacturing company in a 309 Clean Water Act enforcement action brought by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, which raised the novel question of whether 309(b) of the Clean Water Act may be used to impose CERCLA-type remedies for sediment remediation in navigable waters; case settled.
6 Zinc Corporation of America v. EPA, No (D.C. Cir.). Assumed lead counsel role in challenge to regulations implementing Phase II of title IV of the Clean Air Act of 1990 relating to sulfur dioxide emissions from certain industrial sources. Successfully resolved litigation when EPA agreed to withdraw the final rule and repromulgate regulations, effectively exempting client from program. United States v. Borden Chemicals & Plastics Operating Limited Partnership, Civil Action No (M.D. La. 1998). Led negotiations on behalf of a specialty chemicals manufacturer in multimedia enforcement action alleging violations of the Clean Air Act, the Employee Protection and Community Right to Know Act ( EPCRA ), and seeking site-wide RCRA corrective action. Government sought $15 million plus disgorgement of profits; case resolved for $3,500,000 in penalty plus Supplemental Environmental Projects and unprecedented dispute resolution procedures. Rhode Island Lobstermen s Association adv. Ekloff Marine, et al. (D.R.I.). Represented the seafood and fishing industry in connection with claims for damages sought pursuant to the Oil Pollution Act, as a result of damages caused by the 1996 North Cape oil spill. Kleissler v. United States Forest Service, 183 F.3d 196 (3d Cir. 1999), 157 F.3d 964 (3d Cir. 1998). Represented a coalition of businesses, schools and others in defending against efforts to enjoin implementation of the Forest Management Plan for the Allegheny National Forest; obtained intervener status for its clients; and was able to have all claims dismissed, either by the District Court or on appeal at the Third Circuit. In Re Criminal Investigation (Louisiana; ). Represented Environmental Manager in federal criminal investigation of a fertilizer manufacturer. City of Alexandria v. Slater, 1999 WL (D.C. Cir. Dec. 17, 1999). Represented the Greater Washington Board of Trade as amicus curiae in successfully defending the Federal Highway Administration s decision to approve a new major bridge construction project near Washington, DC against challenges brought under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Transportation Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act. United States v. Frank (New Jersey; New York; ). Co-lead counsel for individual owners of oil recycling and sludge disposal company. Six-week trial in the Eastern District of New York involving counts under the Toxic Substance Control Act (PCB labeling, storage and disposal) and Title 18 (conspiracy to defraud an agency of the United States). Clients were acquitted of all charges. In Re Grand Jury Investigation (New Jersey; Louisiana; ). Represented publicly-traded specialty chemical manufacturer in federal grand jury investigation (and parallel civil enforcement proceeding) arising from the alleged improper storage, labeling, handling, and exportation of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes. New Jersey v. Long Island Power Authority, et al., 30 F.3d 403 (3rd Cir. 1993). Colead counsel in defense of challenge to plan for shipment of fuel to Pennsylvania utility brought under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, and the Atomic Energy Act; challenge was rejected.
7 In Re Criminal Investigation (Texas; 1993). Represented diversified manufacturer in connection with criminal investigation arising from disposal of used oil from various facilities. In Re Grand Jury Investigation (Pennsylvania; ). Represented large steel manufacturer in grand jury investigation (along with parallel civil enforcement proceeding) arising from alleged pattern of NPDES violations at several facilities in two states; obtained declination from Assistant United States Attorney. In Re Grand Jury Investigation (Missouri; ). Represented company and officers engaged in asbestos monitoring and testing activities under government contract; investigation involved allegations of falsified documents under the Clean Air Act by subcontractor; after company and individuals were named as targets, obtained formal declination from Department of Justice. United States v. Olin Corporation (11th Cir.). Filed amicus curiae brief on behalf of seventeen members of Congress and the Washington Legal Foundation, addressing whether the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) is retroactive and is applied consistent with Congress Commerce clause authority. The Steel Company v. Citizens for a Better Environment, No S. Ct. Filed amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Washington Legal Foundation, in support of Petitioner, that the Emergency Protection and Community Right to Know Act does not authorize citizen suits for wholly past violations of that law. Counseled pipeline operators in nationwide Clean Water Act enforcement action. Representing potentially responsible party in connection with the San Gabriel Valley Superfund site and the Lake Onondaga Superfund site. Counseling a variety of clients with respect to the environmental aspects of transactions, including a publicly held limited partnership selling 80 fast-food restaurants nationwide; a national company in connection with potential acquisition of wastewater facility; an estate selling a former landfill site; and a limited partnership selling interest in an industrial facility. Counseling a multinational company regarding a variety of strategic options for dealing with regulations promulgated under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments relating to the phase-out of chlorofluorocarbons. Developing corporate compliance programs (environmental and otherwise) for biotechnology, manufacturing, utility, and natural resource companies and related presentations to senior corporate management. Preparing and submitting comments on behalf of several companies to the United States Sentencing Commission Advisory Committee regarding its proposal for sentencing guidelines applicable to corporations convicted of environmental offenses. Medusa Corporation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency (D.C. Cir.). Represented company in Petition for Review of Boiler and Industrial Furnace Rulemaking under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Matter settled. Advising several clients with respect to Superfund reform issues.
8 Southwestern Pennsylvania Growth Alliance v. Browner, 144 F.3d 984 (6th Cir. 1998), 121 F.3d 106 (3rd Cir. 1997). Challenged actions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency that denied a request for redesignation of an attainment area under the 1990 Clean Air Act, based on violations of the Clean Air Act and the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement and Fairness Act. Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Commission, 112 S. Ct Counsel for amicus curiae United States. Elk Run Coal Company v. United Mineworkers of America (S.D. W.Va). Represented company in damage action arising from secondary boycott activities. Canterberry, et al. v. Roberts, et al. (S.D. W.Va.). Represented plaintiffs in civil rights action prosecuted on behalf of non-union employees. Falcon Coal Company v. Department of Interior (D.D.C.). Challenged interpretative rule issued under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. In Re Vasquez, Guererro and Compton v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 788 F.2d 130 (3d Cir. 1986). Represented Commonwealth in matter relating to relationship between Bankruptcy Act and obligation to repay benefits under public welfare statutes. Peak v. Department of Labor and Industry, Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, 501 A.2d 1383 (Pa. 1985). Represented Commonwealth in matter relating to authority of Board of Review to reverse findings of fact made by a hearing officer based upon a differing assessment of the credibility of witnesses. Leber v. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, et al., 780 F.2d 372 (3d Cir. 1986). Represented Commonwealth in matter relating to the status of a state as an operator within the meaning of Section 703 of the Surface Mining Control Reclamation Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C (1982). SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS The Rapanos and Carabell Rulings: Consequences for Clean Water Act Enforcement, Regulation, and Compliance, July 18, 2006, via webcast. Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Law, Thirteenth Annual Advanced ALI- ABA Course of Study for the Defense and Government Bars, May 18-19, 2006, Washington, D.C. Government & Internal Corporate Investigations: Responding to Concerns About Alleged Wrongdoing, May 4, 2006, Palo Alto, CA. The Legal and Strategic Guide to E-Discovery: Best Practices for Corporate Counsel, One Size Does Not Fit All: Successfully Managing Specific E-Discovery Practice Areas: Government Investigations, September 30, 2005, New York, NY. Legal Framework for Bioremediation, Chapter 3 in the American Society for Microbiology's Applied Microbial Solutions for Real-World Environmental Cleanup, April 2005 (co-authored with Mark Mustian and Colin Cunningham). Guidelines are Just Guidelines: The Impact on Corporations of the Supreme Court s Decision on the United States Sentencing Guidelines, White Collar/Criminal Defense Alert, January 2005 (co-authored with Mark Rush and Andrew Stanton). Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws, Annual ELI Bootcamp Course on Environmental Law, Washington, DC,
9 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Refocuses on Environmental Crimes, Environmental Alert, February With Tighter Homeland Security Measures, Users of Biological Agents Must Meet Substantial New Regulatory Obligations Applications for Clearance Due November 12, 2003, Homeland Security Bulletin, December EPA Environmental Justice Toolkit Presents a New Challenge for Businesses Seeking to Relocate or Expand, Environmental Alert, December Managing Your Homeland Security Issues, presented at IMLA s 68 th Annual Conference, October 12-15, Homeland Security and Current Issues Facing Local Governments, presented at IMLA s 68 th Annual Conference, October 12-15, Homeland Security Spurs New Regulatory Requirements for Over 5000 Businesses with Facilities Near Ports, Rivers, Lakes, Streams and Wetlands, Homeland Security Bulletin, September Tennessee Valley Authority v. Whitman: Is EPA s Preferred Environmental Enforcement Weapon--the Compliance Order--Unconstitutional?, Environmental Alert, July Senate Considers Competing Bills to Address Security at Chemical Manufacturing and Processing Facilities, Homeland Security Bulletin, July EPA Enforcement Orders Found Lacking in Due Process Protection, Legal Backgrounder, July 25, U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Transportation Issue New Rules Requiring Background Records Checks Prior to Licensing Operators of Vehicles That Transport Hazardous Materials in Commerce, Homeland Security Bulletin, June Environmental Reporting Requirements: How Are They Affected by Sarbanes- Oxley? -- Environmental Lawyers Reporting Obligations Under Sox 307, Environmental Laws and Ethical Rules: An Analytical Construct, presented at the Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws, ALI-ABA Conference, Washington, DC, May 8, Homeland Security Expands to Regulation of the Manufacture, Use, Transportation and Disposal of Hazardous Substances and Materials, Including Chemical and Biological Agents, Homeland Security Bulletin, April Prosecution of Environmental Crimes, National Conference of the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Louisville, KY, October 2, Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Law, sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, Newark, NJ, September 18, Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Law, sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, Allegheny County Bar Association, and Western Pennsylvania Chapter, American Corporate Counsel Association, Pittsburgh, PA, September 12, Pursuing Environmental Crimes: The Role of the Department of Justice, Washington Legal Foundation, May 14, Comments Due on Possible Revisions to Corporate Sentencing Guidelines, Counsel s Advisory, Washington Legal Foundation, Vol. 10, No. 2, May 10, Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Law, sponsored by the Environmental
10 Law Institute and the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, American Corporate Counsel Association, April 10, MACT Hammer Poised to Strike, Environmental Alert, April Federal Enforcement of Environmental Laws After September 11, Environmental Alert, December Outlook for the Legal Profession in 1996, The Greater Washington Board of Trade News, Business Outlook, Vol. 50, No. 7. Privileges and Immunities Under Environmental Audit Legislation, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Fifth Environmental Enforcement Conference, Washington, DC, September 7 8, How Environmental Washington Works, The Environmental Management Development Institute, Washington, DC, July 12, New Development and Emerging Trends in Environmental Liability, The Strategic Environmental Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference, Washington, DC, June 1 2, State Road Projects Vital to Economic Growth: Another Victim of the Clean Air Act? Washington Legal Foundation, Legal Opinion Letter, Vol. 5, No. 7, March 17, New Developments and Emerging Trends in Environmental Liability, Executive Enterprises, Inc., Environmental Accounting Conference, Washington, DC, October 20 21, Legal Perspective on Air Quality/Transportation Requirements, The Greater Washington Board of Trade Air Quality Forum, Washington, DC, June 15, Beware Environmental Defendants: Failure to Understand Title 18 Can Get You 20, Washington Legal Foundation, Legal Backgrounder, Vol. 9, No. 22, July 1, A Primer on Environmental Auditing, The National Legal Center, White Paper, Vol. 6, No. 2, July New Developments and Emerging Trends in Environmental Liability, Paper presented at Executive Enterprises, Inc., Insurance and Environmental Liability, New York, NY, May 12 13, 1994; June 23 24, Summary of Federal Action Regarding Electric and Magnetic Fields, The EMF Regulation and Litigation Institute, Orlando, FL, April 14 15, The Coastal Zone Management Act: Unexpected Impacts on Environmental Permitting, Journal of Environmental Auditing, Vol. 3, No. 3, Summer SEC/EPA/DOJ Cooperation and the Financial Reporting of Environmental Liabilities: How In-House Counsel Should Value Risk in Light of New Government Initiatives, Environmental Corporate Counsel Institute, Chicago, IL, November 1 2, Louisiana-Pacific Case Chinks Armor of Corporate Officer Liability, Inside Environment, July Transferring 20 Years of NPDES Experience to the New Clean Air Permits: The Takings Issue, Environmental Permitting, Summer Federal Environmental Law Affecting Investments, Professional s Guide to Investment in the USA, April The Effect of the Clean Air Act Amendments Upon Local Businesses, Business
11 Law Update, Spring The Present Use of the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine in the Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws, Environmental Law Reporter, News & Analysis, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, March Potential Criminal Liability of Environmental Auditors for Concealing Environmental Violations Committed by Others, Working Papers, Institute of Environmental Auditing, Vol. VI, No. 5, January Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council: The Takings Test Turns a Corner, Environmental Law Reporter, News & Analysis, Vol. XXIII, No. 1, January How Environmental Compliance Programs May Miss Their Mark, National Law Journal, Corporate Counsel Section, December 14, The Civil Environmental Litigation Explosion/The Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Environmental Crimes, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Mid-Year Meeting, Washington, DC, October 30, Overview of Clean Air Act Enforcement Provisions, Speech presented at Operating Permits 92 Seminar, Washington, DC, September 14 15, Confidentiality Protection for Environmental Assessment Reports: Protecting Internal Investigations Against Disclosures to Regulators, Prosecutors, or Third Parties: Policy Solutions, Paper presented at American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, San Francisco, CA, August 11, Criminal Liability of Environmental Consultants Under 18 U.S.C. 183 and 4, Institute for Environmental Auditing, Kansas City, MO, June 25, 1992.
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