Environmental Attorney Alex Chiaruttini attended the American Bar Association’s 33rd Annual Water Law Conference June 4-5, 2015, in Denver, Colorado.
The two-day conference provided a broad look at water issues in the law, from water quality considerations to new sources of water supply to federal law issues to recent developments in all the states, East to West.
Attorney Chiaruttini practices exclusively in the area of environmental law, and has served her clients successfully for over fifteen years. She provides a wide range of services for clients, including compliance analysis and assistance, permitting, transactional support, and lead representation in environmental litigation. Her work includes Federal and State issues associated with water supply, water rights, and water quality, contamination remediation, HSCA/CERCLA (Superfund) defense, lead-based paint, radiation protection, air permitting and compliance, OSHA compliance, waste issues, and dam safety.
She is a statewide leader in water quality credit trading, having worked on the majority of the trades to date in Pennsylvania and she currently serves on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Nutrient Credit Trading Program Enhancement Workgroup. This state Workgroup is assisting to evaluate impediments to trading or participation in the market, and opportunities for improvement and for enhancement of the Commonwealth’s current water quality credit trading program. The trading program is an alternative way to gain compliance with discharge permit requirements and to achieve water quality improvement.