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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Enviroment Workshop
On December 4, Tonkon Torp welcomed Women in Environment (WiE) for an encore presentation of their sold out communication skills workshop (held at Tonkon Torp in September). WiE member Jeanette Schuster and Tonkon's Environmental & Natural Resources…
Jeanette Schuster Moderates Panel Webinar on CERCLA-Related Court Decisions
On behalf of the ABA Business Law Section's Environmental Committee, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster presented and moderated a panel discussion at a February 19 webinar on “Real Environmental Concerns in Real Property and Business Transactions…
21 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Twenty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas have been named leaders in their field for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on…
Oregon’s Failure to Submit an Approvable Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program
On December 20, 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of intent (NOI) to find that Oregon has failed to submit an approvable Coastal Nonpoint Pollution…
Jeanette Schuster Moderates Conference Panel at American Bar Assn. Meeting
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster moderated a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) spring meeting of its Business Law Section in Washington, D.C. The panel discussed “Real Environmental Concerns in Real Property and Business…
When Two Worlds Collide: Hybrid Fossil Fuel/Renewable Power Plants
In her October 17 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanette Schuster studies the emerging trend of hybrid fossil fuel/renewable power plants. Hybrid energy systems are likely to make renewable power facilities competitive…
Tonkon Torp Facilitates Oregon's Growing Solar Energy Resources
More and more "thin-film" solar panels are appearing on the rooftops of Portland metropolitan area buildings, thanks to the work of Tonkon Torp's Energy Practice Group.
Sage Grouse: The Next Spotted Owl?
In an article for the Daily Journal Commerce, Jeanette Schuster warns developers to take into account that birds can influence fates of wind and solar energy proposals. The sage grouse has a vast range over 11 Western states, and a decision to list…
Schuster Discusses Water Quality Laws & Regulations
Tonkon Torp environmental attorney, Jeanette Schuster, presented a seminar in Clackamas County on complying with Oregon water quality laws and regulations. She provided an overview of the federal Clean Water Act, and discussed DEQ regulations for…
Schuster Discusses Endangered Species Act for American Bar Association
Jeanette Schuster was a speaker at the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section meeting on “Hot Environmental Topics” in Denver, Colorado. Schuster’s presentation covered the Endangered Species Act and the impact of wildlife issues on…