Discussed Legal Issues On Updates To Section 401 of the Water Quality Certifications
October 17, 2019
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Attorney Jordan Wimpy presented today at the Arkansas Environmental Federation’s 52nd Annual Convention. His presentation explained the legal issues regarding the recent updates to Section 401 of the Water Quality Certifications. He also discussed stormwater permits and the Environmental Protection Agency’s residual designation authority.
Wimpy focuses is practice on environmental, agriculture, energy, and natural resource issues. He regularly represents trade associations, utilities, and business clients in administrative rulemaking matters and all aspects of the environmental permitting, compliance and enforcement processes. Wimpy also provides advice and counsel to landowners negotiating conservation easements, utility easements, surface use agreements, and environmental mitigation/reclamation standards for energy infrastructure projects.
About the Arkansas Environmental Federation
The Arkansas Environmental Federation (AEF) Water Quality Committee focuses on informing its members on issues such as water quality standards, stormwater permitting, monitoring and clean sampling techniques, TMDLs and impaired water bodies, permitting limits, metals and minerals, reporting and enforcement initiatives. The Committee also plans and conducts an annual Water Regulations Update Seminar and a water segment at the AEF’s Annual Convention & Trade Show designed to educate industries on their obligations in water pollution control.
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 MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.