SL Environmental Law Group to Sponsor ACE18 Legal Day

April 25, 2018


SL Environmental Law Group will sponsor the American Water Works Association ACE18 2nd Annual Legal Day.  ACE18 Legal Day

The day long conference is entitled “Legal Aspects of Water Infrastructure Funding Mechanisms”. Legal Day is part of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual ACE18 Conference at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada June 12-14 2018.  The one-day program geared toward legal staff, city attorneys, outside legal counsel and general managers.

The program will explore legal aspects of federal and non-federal funding mechanisms for water infrastructure projects. Topics will include state revolving funds, municipal bonds, bank financing and the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). During the conference, panelists will discuss the legal parameters when evaluating mechanisms for funding water infrastructure projects.

“Water utilities are struggling to finance projects and ratepayers have to pay for the cost of emerging contaminant treatment ,” says Alexander Leff, Managing Partner of SL Environmental Law Group PC.  “In some cases, we can shift treatment costs from the rate payers to the responsible polluters”.

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SL Environmental Law Group PC helps public entity clients solve some of their most challenging contamination problems. Our experience includes helping clients address contamination from methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), 1,2,3-trichloropropane (TCP), dibromochloropropane (DBCP), perchloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE).  litigation services on a contingency fee basis.  These fees are due only when the case reaches favorable results and the arrangement allows clients to retain use without any upfront or ongoing fees or litigation costs.  Contingency fee arrangements also enable clients with limited financial resources to access legal.