Contaminated Land Clean Up Costs 2018

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Last Kick at the Can 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm via webinar

(Original Course Date: February 27, 2018)

Who should attend: Litigation counsel, real estate solicitors, real estate developers, and related real estate professionals.

Learning level: Intermediate

With the increasing scarcity of land available for development in Greater Vancouver and throughout BC, there is new interest in developing contaminated lands. Owning and developing contaminated land brings with it challenges and responsibilities that are to some extent addressed in transactions and to some extent now being addressed in a litigation process. This course will explain the contaminated sites liability regime and how to achieve the best success within that liability regime.

At this course, you will explore:

  • the legal framework for determining responsibility for contaminated land
  • how to marshal environmental expert evidence
  • how to make a cost recovery claim
  • tips on drafting contaminated land remediation agreements
  • what the Environmental Appeal Board process entails for contaminated land agreements
  • the important place of groundwater issues in contamination assessment
  • how to be more effective in environmental disputes mediation
  • tips and traps in contaminated site management

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (including a minimum of 1 hour involving aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care, and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Andrea C. Akelaitis — Letcher Akelaitis LLP, Vancouver
Gary Letcher — Letcher Akelaitis LLP, Vancouver

Pricing  Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcast
Rebroadcast $489
Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast may differ from the CPD hours of the original, live program.

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