Speaking Event at Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) November 2016

bios-anona-duttonAnona Dutton, P.G., C.Hg., EKI’s Vice President and Director of Water Resources Practice, will be one of the panel members speaking at the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter seminar on November 2, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. The presentation, “Practical Implications of Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) for Local Agencies and Land Use Planners” will provide an overview of the SGMA framework, discuss formation and coordination of Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) and development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs), and provide an overview of SGMA’s interface with land use planning. The presentation will cover key SGMA requirements imposed on local agencies and land use planning authorities, as well as current trends in SGMA implementation.

Other panel members include:

Courtney Davis is an attorney with Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP in San Francisco. Her practice focuses on water rights, land use, and natural resources and energy law, representing private and public clients in permitting, transactional and litigation matters. Courtney’s water practice covers a broad range of issues, including water rights permitting, regulatory compliance, basin management planning, and due diligence.

Emma Freeman is an environmental planner with Ecology & Environment who specializes in water resources and has substantial expertise in the management of water-related data. She leads E & E’s business development activities for the California water sector, including those related to SGMA. She is currently managing a project for the Delta Protection Commission to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a flood risk management assessment district.

This seminar will be held at the Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis, LLP office at 3 Embarcadero Center #1200, San Francisco, CA. from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. Registration is free for AEP members and only $20 for non-members with lunch provided. For more information, please visit the AEP website.  To register for the event, click here.