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Preventing, Litigating and Settling Clean Water Act Citizen Lawsuits

One of the scariest parts of industrial stormwater is citizen lawsuits, because of the costs and unknowns associated with them. Get the inside scoop from Nathan Metcalf, a partner with Hanson Bridgett, who has been involved in some of the most complex citizen lawsuits regarding industrial stormwater.  Nathan shared how to prevent lawsuits and if necessary, the key points in the negotiations. We broke down some recent industrial stormwater lawsuits and looked at causes and ways to potentially prevent them. For more how to avoid multi-million dollar mistakes and for actionable advice on stormwater lawsuits.

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Ryan Janoch, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Co-Founder, Mapistry

Ryan Janoch is the Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Mapistry, an environmental and safety software platform that empowers the world’s leading industrial and manufacturing companies to make intelligent environmental and safety decisions. Since 2014 he has been working closely with companies to identify and deliver value to their EHS and operational teams using Mapistry’s software. Internally at Mapistry, he works closely with the rest of the Leadership Team on Mapistry’s product vision and making it a reality in the market. He is a licensed professional engineer (CA) with experience in environmental program development and implementation for hundreds of industrial sites. Ryan previously led multi-disciplinary teams to develop new regulations and testing protocols as well as served on a regional air board, state regulatory stormwater committee, and national industry committees.

Nathan Metcalf, Hanson Bridgett (Guest)

Nathan has nearly a decade of experience in environmental law and water law. Nathan has defended industrial and municipal clients in citizen suit actions involving stormwater discharges under the Clean Water Act and California Industrial Stormwater Permit (IGP).

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