Environment, Water, & Energy

North Carolina Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution Control Act and Laws

The North Carolina Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution Control Act and its statutes are performance oriented and meant to prevent harmful erosion and sedimentation by prohibiting visible off-site sedimentation.  They apply to most properties being disturbed during construction or land movement activities, minus a few industrial exceptions. Landowners, contractors, and developers must...

Decreased Landowner Liability for Recreation and Greenway Access and Easements

Forrest P. Merithew, Attorney at Law, practices recreation law, along with a number of other traditional practices areas, which relate to the recreation and related gear industries.  Forrest’s personal and professional experience in these areas allows him to understand the many challenges recreational companies and individuals face in the pursuit...

NC Brownfield Redevelopment Now and Ready for Reuse Programs

Forrest P. Merithew, Attorney at Law, practices environmental and construction law in the Asheville region, and across North Carolina.  He has a wealth of personal experience in both by growing up in a construction family and focusing on environmental studies, law, and policy throughout his academic career.  Since graduating Forrest...

NC Stormwater Drainage and Landowners’ Rights and Responsibilities

With the recent increase in rainwater frequency and amounts in Western NC, property owners are discovering a range of drainage, flooding, and sedimentation problems.  Property owners should be aware of the drainage systems in their neighborhoods or on their privately owned properties, as well as the municipal rules and regulations...

WNC Alliance’s & French Broad Riverkeeper’s 2014 French Broad Paddle-A-Thon

The Western NC Alliance and French Broad Riverkeeper will be hosting two separate trips down different sections of the French Broad River this year to raise awareness of the issues and considerations affecting our rivers and ecosystems, as well as funds for education and conservation.  The first trip is coming...

An Intro to North Carolina Brownfield Redevelopment

Overview Construction, Environmental, Water, and Energy Law – An Intro to North Carolina Brownfield Redevelopment A “brownfields site” is defined as an abandoned, idle, or underused property where environmental contamination, even if it is perceived/expected but not yet proven, has hindered its redevelopment. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began the...

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Merithew Law via Forrest, along with several other awesome people and brands, is working with CO Active (Colorado Outdoor Gear Manufacturers Association) to put on an information series over the next year providing insights and forum information in a number of specific areas of need highlighted by its members, such as human resources, insurance, PR and marketing, legal (entities, investment, manufacturing and product liability, and IP), and more. These sessions are forum based with an industry moderator and a panel composed of both industry and some non-industry (diverse insights) folk with great experience in each specific area.

The first session is focused on human resources (HR) and related principals and issues this August 22, 2018 at Wayfinder Co-op on Santa Fe Dr. in Denver from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. It will also include beer and pizza, donated by Crazy Mountain Brewing Company and Denver Pizza Company. The Panel is moderated by Todd Stockbauer and includes Deanne Buck, Ryan Evans, Mark Hansen, and HR consultant Melanie Kruger. These individuals have worked with and represent brands and experiences such as Topo Designs, Camber Outdoors, Navy Seals, Spyder Ski Apparel, and more.

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/its-about-people-and-culture-tickets-46544126736.
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