Mitchell Williams Attorney Allan Gates Presented at 2019 National Clean Water Law Seminar in Austin


Discussed Clean Water Act Legal Developments

November 26, 2019

AUSTIN, Tx. – Attorney Allan Gates presented on a panel at the 2019 National Clean Water Law Seminar. The panelists reviewed the most important court decisions and Clean Water Act legal developments of the past year and provided critical insights for both clean water attorneys and managers on how these issues affect a company’s utility.

Gates currently practices in the areas of environmental, environmental and toxic tort, and commercial litigation. He is counsel to private parties, public interest groups, and trade associations in non-environmental regulatory matters and appears regularly before state agencies, including Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Gates also serves as defense counsel in hazardous waste and Superfund actions before state agencies, EPA, and in state and federal court.

About the National Association of Clean Water Agencies

For more than four decades, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has been the nation’s recognized leader in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy on the full spectrum of clean water issues, as well as a top technical resource for water management, sustainability and ecosystem protection interests. NACWA represents public wastewater and stormwater agencies of all sizes nationwide. The Association's unique and growing network strengthens the advocacy voice for all member utilities, and ensures they have the tools necessary to provide affordable and sustainable clean water for all. Their vision is to represent every utility as a NACWA member, helping build a strong and sustainable clean water future.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit