Archive | October, 2011

Stephen Thorn appointed to Illinois Solar Energy Association Board of Directors

24 Oct

Stephen Thorn has been appointed to the Illinois Solar Energy Association’s Board of Directors.  The ISEA is the Illinois chapter of the American Solar Energy Society and promotes solar and other forms of renewable energy through educational programs and advocacy.  You can learn more about the organization at www.illinoissolar.org.

If you have any questions regarding solar energy or other forms of alternate energy, contact us at 773-609-5320, info@thornenvironmentallaw.com, or through our web contact form.

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Presentation at Illinois Chapter of American Concrete Institute

2 Oct

On September 20, Stephen Thorn presented “EPA Inspections, Enforcement, and Updates” to the Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Institute.  The presentation provided updates on stormwater enforcement actions, new environmental regulations impacting the concrete industry, and the ongoing saga of clean construction and demolition debris (CCDD).  Mr. Thorn also explained the differences in inspections and enforcement actions between Illinois EPA and US EPA, how US EPA calculates its Clean Air Act penalties, and how to lessen the likelihood of formal enforcement actions by either agency.

If you have any questions regarding the topics covered in this presentation, contact us at 773-609-5320, info@thornenvironmentallaw.com, or through our web contact form.

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