LITTLE ROCK – Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard, P.L.L.C. attorney Allan Gates was the featured speaker of the Beaver Watershed Alliance Speaker Series in Springdale, Ark. today.
Gates spoke on the Nutrient Trading and Act 335. He discussed the proposed nutrient water quality trading regulation that would allow implementation of the concept as a tool to help improve the water environment in Arkansas.
Gates 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.
The Beaver Watershed Alliance establishes programming to maintain high quality drinking water in Beaver Lake and improve water quality on the Beaver Lake Watershed. The Alliance represents a diverse stakeholder group across several industries working together for the cause of clean water.
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Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full service corporate law firm that provides strategic, trusted counsel in matters of business, litigation and regulated entities. The firm offers clients comprehensive legal services, decades of diverse professional experience and extensive relationships. Established in 1954, the firm currently employs more than 90 attorneys in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.