On October 25 and 26 Jenner & Block, in conjunction with the National Brownfields Association, will host the "2011 Great Lakes Sustainability Summit." The event will be held on the 45th floor of Jenner & Block's Chicago office and will begin at 1:00 pm CT on October 25. The Summit will focus on some of the key issues facing Great Lakes communities including water, waste and natural resource management, and planning for sustainable growth. Karen Weigert, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago, will be the featured speaker.
Steve Armstrong of Jenner & Block's Environmental, Workplace and Health and Safety Department will moderate a panel discussion on water management issues in the Great Lakes region. Other panels will address redevelopment opportunities arising from the RACER Trust, creative end use strategies for landfills and realizing value from ecological assets.
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