2021 Update from Minnesota's Regulatory Agencies

Event Description

Online registration is closed.  To register, contact Tram Nguyen at tnguyen@mnbarss.org or 612-278-6316.

Remote Participation Only.

As we head into a new year, join us to get updates from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Department of Agriculture,  Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources and the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. We will hear the agency commissioners and directors describe their priorities and the key current and upcoming environmental issues they will face in 2021 and beyond. The presentations will be followed by a question and answer session that will allow you to get up-to-date information on the issues affecting your practice.

This program is sponsored by the MSBA Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law (ENRE) Section .


Laura Bishop | Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Thom Petersen | Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture 
Sarah Strommen | Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
John Jaschke | Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
Katie Pratt | Executive Director, Minnesota Environmental Quality Board

CLE Credits:

3.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 339934


ENRE Member: $25
MSBA Member not in the section: $30
Non-MSBA Member: $35
Law Student: FREE

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Registration Deadline: February 15, 2021 


Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.


Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

Remote Participation: 

This program is by webinar only. Remote instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE. 


The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations.

Program Manager:

Tram Nguyen

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM