Pennsylvania Uniform Environmental Covenants Act: Issues, Implementation and Ethics

November 13, 2008
Chester County Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section and the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce
Chester County Art AssociationWest Chester, PA

Christopher M. Roe, a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, recently spoke at the “Pennsylvania Uniform Environmental Covenants Act: Issues, Implementation and Ethics” seminar on November 13, 2008. The half-day seminar, which was co-sponsored by the Chester County Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section and the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce, was held at the Chester County Art Association in West Chester, PA.

Roe served as a speaker and moderator for a panel presentation on implementation issues. Additional topics at the seminar included compliance issues, the legislative history and future of the Act, and ethical issues.

Roe, who resides in the firm’s Chester County office, focuses his practice on matters involving the environment, chemical handling and exposure, compliance, transactions and litigation, including mass tort defense. He serves as a primary counsel to one of the world’s largest corporations on a broad range of environment-related issues, and served as national counsel in mass tort litigation for two leading engineering and construction firms.

Roe is currently a member of ASTM International’s Subcommittee on Real Estate Assessment and Management and the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Nanotechnology Project. He has served his home township as a member of the Comprehensive Plan Task Force and as a member and chair of its Environmental Advisory Council.

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