Environmental Issues in Real Estate Deals

PLI's 16th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute 2014
November 6-7, 2014
PLI California Center
685 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

Partner Jennifer Hernandez – co-chair of the firm's National Environmental Team and leader of the West Coast Land Use and Environment Practice Group – will speak at PLI's 16th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute 2014 two day session in San Francisco. The program will feature presentations designed to help attorneys maintain a viable real estate practice in a recovering economy. Ms. Hernandez will speak in a session titled, "Environmental Issues in Real Estate Deals."

Session Topics

  • Environmental due diligence and disclosure
  • Urban environmental issues (vapor intrusion, demolition, ambient hazards)
  • Key liability issues under federal and state law
  • Other environmental issues (wetlands, stormwater, species, climate change)
  • Opportunities, pitfalls and strategies for brownfields
  • Baby National Environmental Policy Act (NEPAs) and land use/environmental nexus
  • Environmental covenants, representations, warranties and indemnities
  • Environmental insurance

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