Course Description

This course reviews key environmental law decisions from 2021 and early 2022 at the state and federal level, along with an overview of some upcoming issues and pending cases.

This course includes video recorded from a combined live/Zoom presentation from the Washington County Bar Association Bench Bar in the spring of 2022.

Course Deadline Notice:

Axom Education will no longer be offering online CLE courses after the December 31st, 2022 compliance deadline.  Any courses purchased from October 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022 must be completed by January 10th, 2023 to receive CLE credit.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Brian Greenert, Esq. and Brandon Coneby, Esq.

    Brian Greenert, Esq. and Brandon Coneby, Esq.

    Brian Greenert, Esq. is Assistant Counsel for the PA Department of Environmental Protection's Southwest Regional Office.

    Brandon Coneby, Esq. is a Partner with Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP, where he represents energy companies and landowners in connection with federal, state and local environmental laws and regulatory programs, with a primary focus on environmental issues relating to energy extraction (notably coal and oil and gas).

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • State Law Update Materials (Printing Optional)
    • Federal Law Update Materials (Printing Optional)
    • Environmental Update 2021 Part One
    • Environmental Update 2021 Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)