Harvey Sheldon to Present at Illinois Wetlands Law and Compliance Conference
Harvey M. Sheldon, a Chicago-based partner in the Environmental Practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, will present on the topic "Understanding Federal Law and Illinois' Wetlands Laws," at a seminar hosted by HalfMoon Education, Inc.
Topics that Mr. Sheldon will discuss include:
- The Federal Clean Water Act and Wetlands regulations
- Newly adopted “Waters of the United States” rules
- Implementing/enforcing agencies and their roles
- Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Harvey M. Sheldon has extensive experience in the field of environmental law, including counseling, litigation, mediation and other dispute resolution and facilitation services. He has handled issues and litigation involving the Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Clean Water Act, Superfund, and other important environmental laws and regulations. He is also regularly engaged in related business, transactional and liability questions for clients. Mr. Sheldon has represented private clients ranging from individuals and entrepreneurial companies to Fortune 100 corporations and major financial institutions. He has appeared in both federal and state trial courts and in courts of appeals in environmental and other matters civil and criminal. In addition to his hands-on experience helping clients resolve specific environmental issues and dealing with environmental protection agencies on specific problems, Mr. Sheldon has represented major companies and public agencies in high-profile cases and important negotiations and public meetings.