Thank you for visiting the Gunster table at the Florida Chamber’s 26th annual Environmental Permitting School. Thank you for entering our wine raffle and signing up to receive future news alerts from Gunster’s Environmental & Land Use practice.

Over 100 people tried their luck in our raffle. We are happy to announce the winner:

Ed Cronyn
Environmental Manager & Ecologist
Atkins North America, Inc.
Tampa, Florida

Ed won a basket of three wines personally selected by Luna Phillips, a Gunster shareholder and wine enthusiast.

Gunster’s booth at the Florida Chamber’s 26th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School on Marco Island, July 17-20, 2012

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Event Speakers

We hope you had a chance to hear our attorneys speak at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 26th annual Environmental Permitting School on Marco Island July 17-20.

Please feel free to contact them if you have any questions about the topics they covered, or if they can help you or your business with legal issue.

Terry Cole
Tallahassee, Florida

Implementing Florida’s Numeric Nutrient Criteria: These EPA criteria are scheduled to take effect July 6. Implementation will likely generate significant business opportunities for consulting firms in the biological and engineering fields.

Luna Phillips
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Planning for Sustainability 101: This session will provide a basic overview of creating a greenhouse gas inventory, and developing and implementing a sustainability plan. Focus is on energy requirements design to receive stimulus funds. Essentials on Obtaining an Environmental Resource Permit: This course will provide a detailed and in-depth breakdown of all components necessary for the environmental professional to obtain an ERP permit in an efficient and effective manner.

Brian Seymour
Shareholder, Practice Leader
West Palm Beach, Florida561-650-0621

Property Rights Take Center Stage: This course will discuss the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency,over whether a landowner can contest an agency’s jurisdiction prior to complying with or violating the order. Audience participation encouraged.

Marcia Parker Tjoflat
Of Counsel
Jacksonville, Florida

Federal Wetland Jurisdiction: This course will cover EPA and Army Corps of Engineers guidance over wetlands and other “isolated waters.” Cases reviewed will include Raponos (“significant nexus” test) and Precon (agency guidance documents).

This publication is for general information only. It is not legal advice, and legal counsel should be contacted before any action is taken that might be influenced by this publication.

Established in 1925, Gunster is one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service law firms. The firm’s clients include international, national and local businesses, institutions, local governments and prominent individuals. Gunster maintains its presence in Florida with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach and West Palm Beach. Gunster is home to more than 165 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, providing counsel to clients through 18 practice groups including banking & financial services; business litigation; construction; corporate; environmental & land use; government affairs; health care; immigration; international; labor & employment; leisure & resorts; private wealth services; probate, trust & guardianship litigation; professional malpractice; real estate; securities and corporate governance; tax; and technology & entrepreneurial companies. Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 250 largest law firms.


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