Environmental Law Section

The section informs its members of local, state and national environmental laws and regulations. The section coordinates annual substantive continuing legal education programs on environmental law and produces a quarterly newsletter.

Chair
TN Dept of Environment &...
312 Rosa L Parks Ave., 2nd floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615)253-4169
Vice-Chair
Tennessee Department of...
William Snodgrass Building, 312 Rosa Parks Blvd, second floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615)947-2909
Immediate Past Chair
Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, P....
Liberty Tower, 605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450-0019
(423)757-0207
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Correction: TDEC Announces New Commissioner Shari Meghreblian

This article has been updated to reflect the correct spelling of Shari Meghreblian's name.
 
Shari Meghreblian, the deputy commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation since 2011, is Gov. Bill Haslam's new pick to lead the department reports The Nashville Post. Meghreblian will replace Bob Martineau, who recently joined the new Nashville office of Knoxville-based real estate development firm LHP Capital.
 
Meghreblian assisted in creating a statewide plan addressing future water availability and is a board member of the West Tennessee River Basin Authority. She holds a Ph.D. degree in environmental management and a master’s degree in engineering from Vanderbilt University. Meghreblian will begin her new position on May 1.
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Environmental Show of the South

The 47th annual Environmental Show of the South, the largest and most comprehensive environmental conference and tradeshow in the region, returns to the Chattanooga Convention Center May 16 – 18. This forum has proven to be a must-see, must-do event for environmental agencies and lawyers alike, featuring timely information on regulations, compliance and other hot topics relevant to your practice.
 
Network with colleagues, learn about new developments and meet vendors offering a full spectrum of environmental goods and services, all while obtaining necessary CLE credits. You can view the conference agenda here.
 
• When: Registration begins May 16, 7:30 a.m., CDT
• Where: Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
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