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Seminars & Events > Clearing the Air
Clearing the Air

An Overview of Federal, Regional and State Air Quality Issues

Join the MMA and the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan for a half-day program featuring updates on the most urgent environmental regulatory issues facing Michigan companies. Experts from government, industry, advocacy groups and the legal profession will address the latest developments and what to expect.

Event Agenda

The Part 2 Air Toxics and Permit Exemption Amendments - Will EPA Ever Approve Michigan's PTI Exemptions
Panelists Include:

  • Moderator: Steve Kohl, partner, Warner Norcross & Judd
  • Tracey McDonald, environmental engineer, DEQ AQD
  • Robert Sills, air toxics unit supervisor, DEQ AQD
  • James Clift, policy director, Michigan Environmental Council


Practical NSR Implementation
Panelists Include:

  • Moderator: Paul Collins, associate, Miller Canfield
  • Steve Zervas, Trinity Consultants
  • Brian Leahy, senior meteorologist, Barr Engineering Co.
  • Annette Switzer, permit section manager, DEQ AQD


Michigan's Evolving Energy Policy
Panelists Include:

  • Moderator: Scott Sinkwitts, corporate counsel, Consumers Energy
  • Margrethe Kearney, staff attorney, Environmental Law & Policy Center
  • Paul Proudfoot, Michigan Public Service Commission


The Trump Administration's Environmental Agenda and Transition
Speaker: John Kinsman, senior director for environment, Edison Electric Institute

DEQ Air Quality Division (AQD) Update
Speaker: Lynn Fiedler, AQD division director, DEQ


This event will include an Event Program, a valuable resource attendees can use right away or refer back to as they develop strategies over 2017. The program includes:

  • Event agenda
  • Speaker presentations
  • Interviews with industry experts
  • Exclusive contributed content

Who should attend:

Environmental professionals, attorneys, managers with environmental compliance responsibilities, and individuals charged with strategic planning.


Date, Time & Location

Thursday, April 13, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
MMA Headquarters
620 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933


All Attendees $85
(Includes lunch)

Early Bird Special!
Save $20 if you register by 3/17/17


Register Online
Phone: 517-487-8521
E-mail: martin@mimfg.org

Contributed Content

Contact MMA’s Brett Gerrish, at 517-487-8533 or gerrish@mimfg.org, to share your expertise with attendees.

Sponsorship / Advertising

Contact MMA’s Sarah Martin, at 517-487-8521 or martin@mimfg.org, to discuss sponsorship or advertising options.

Program Information

For program information, contact Kurt Kissling at 248-359-7313 or kisslink@pepperlaw.com, or MMA’s Andy Such at 517-487-8543 or such@mimfg.org.