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“Navigating Legal Waters” was held on Friday, January 24, 2020, in McKernan Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast  8:00 – 8:20 A.M.
Welcoming Address and Opening Remarks 8:30 – 8:45 A.M.
An Overview of Louisiana Riparian Law and Issues

Presenter: Chris Dalbom, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy

8:45 – 9:30 A.M.
The Groundwater Conduit Theory: Actionability under the Clean Water Act

Presenter: Frank Holleman, Southern Environmental Law Center

9:30 – 10:15 A.M.
Break 10:15 – 10:30 A.M.
Recent Developments to Coastal Land Loss & Their Legal Impacts

Presenters: Jim Wilkins, Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program; Beaux Jones, Water Institute of the Gulf; Margaret Viator, Phelps Dunbar

10:30 – 11:30 A.M.
Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids: Use, Reuse and Disposal

Presenter: Susan Miller Bisong, Modrall Sperling

11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 P.M.
Future Outlook of the “Waters of the U.S.” Rule

Presenters: Stan Millan, Jones Walker; Elise Henry, Jones Walker; Brad Finney, U.S. Eastern District of Tennessee

1:30 – 2:30 P.M.
Geo-Engineering in Waterbodies

Presenters: Saul Newsome, Newsome International Law; E. Barrett Ristroph, Ristroph Law, Planning, and Research

2:30 – 3:30 P.M.