The workshop instructor team consists of environmental practitioners, agency staff, and attorneys with career experience in CEQA and NEPA, including Sean Bechta (Ascent Environmental), Charyce Hatler (Department of Water Resources), John Kinsey (Wanger Jones Helsey PC), and Steve Noack (The Planning Center).
Following the Advanced CEQA Workshop on Thursday, join conference attendees for an opening reception featuring Jim Reed from Liebersbach, Mohun, Carney & Reed. Jim will discuss the famous Friends of Mammoth
case, which resulted in the comprehensive CEQA we know today. Friday’s luncheon keynote speaker is the Mammoth Community Water District’s (District’s) General Manager, Patrick Hayes. Patrick will be discussing the Water Rights Agreement between the District and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, as well as the ORMAT Geothermal IV Project EIR/EIS.
The Eastern Slope Conference also offers a half-day fly fishing workshop on Saturday morning led by Gene Talmadge, AEP President.
A schedule summary is provided below
September 26 -
1:00 - 5:00 pm Advanced CEQA Workshop
5:00 - 8:00 pm Opening Reception and Mixer
September 27 -
8:00 - 12:00 am NEPA Basics Workshop
12:00 - 1:30 pm Keynote Luncheon
1:30 - 5:00 pm CEQA Basics & Refresher Workshop
September 28 -
8:00 - 1:00 pm Fly Fishing Workshop
Please visit www.aepcentral.net
and click on Events
to learn more about the Eastern Slope CEQA/NEPA conference agenda, venue, fishing workshop, and registration. AICP/MCLE credit is offered and space is limited. If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Kristine Johnson, AEP Central California Vice President of Membership, at firstname.lastname@example.org