How to Avoid Environmental Liability

Cost: $50 PFAC Member – $70 Non-Member

Speaker: Steven Hoch

CEU Awarded: 1.0 Practice Management

Presented Date: 8/21/2020


About the Course

This presentation will discuss various environmental laws that a fiduciary needs to know about to avoid environmental liability related to property that may be in the fiduciary’s portfolio or that is being considered to purchase/lease other property. Knowledge of such laws are necessary for the fiduciary to avoid personal liability. The presentation will also touch on what proper environmental investigation need to be done as part of the requirements to avoid liability. We will discuss what investigation need to be done, why and how to get them done.

Steven Hoch

Steven Hoch has over 40 years of experience with both federal and state environmental laws and regulations in the context of permitting, regulatory proceedings, litigation, enforcement actions, water supply, public policy formation, and advice. His work includes contamination of land and ground and surface water. Steven has critical experience in the areas of environmental law and the federal and state Safe Drinking Water Acts, Title 23, water supply, and the mechanics of water distribution. His experience also extends to groundwater modeling and water quality testing. He also has significant experience in hazardous substances and waste handling practices, remediation, soil erosion, and claims of toxic exposures.