Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals

NAEP Webinar: NEPA Case Law Update 5/7

  • Monday, May 07, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Seattle (Anchor QEA, 720 Olive Way, Ste 1900); Portland (HDR, 1001 SW 5th Ave, Ste 1800)


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NAEP Webinar: NEPA Case Law Update
May 7, 2018 at Noon

Please join NWAEP for in-person viewings in Seattle and Portland of the annual NAEP NEPA Case Law Update webinar on May 7, 2018 at noon. We are always excited to host this webinar due to the recent and very relevant updates that it provides. Members can attend for free, non-members pay a nominal fee of $10. If you cannot join us in-person, you can register for the webinar through NAEP here.

This webinar will review substantive NEPA cases issued by United States Courts of Appeals in 2017.  The implications of the decisions and relevance to NEPA practitioners will be explained by our expert panelists.  The panelists will describe a selection of opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals circuits and provide statistics regarding the NEPA appellate opinions, such as ten-year record of NEPA cases, organized by circuit, and by year.  The panelists will discuss the trends in the court opinions involving NEPA for 2017, with an emphasis on substantive NEPA practice.  Past trends include challenges to purpose and need, alternatives considered, public comment, scientific impact assessment methodologies, greenhouse gas impact assessment, incomplete or unavailable information, determination of significance, segmentation, duty to supplement, connected actions, federal actions, cumulative impact assessment, mitigation, monitoring and adaptive management.  Please join us for this popular webinar offering.


  • Fred R. Wagner, Esq. Venable LLP


  • P.E. Hudson, Esq, Office of General Counsel, Department of the Navy
  • Michael D. Smith, ENERCON
If you have any questions about the in-person viewings, please contact the hosts in Seattle (Josh Jensen, or Portland (James Gregory,

Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals     •     PO Box 11583, Portland, OR 97211         TheNWAEP at gmail dot com 


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