October 2021

Infrastructure Round Up

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As the negotiating, pleading, and arm-twisting around the infrastructure bill continued in Congress, our attorneys and professionals have been analyzing all the angles on Venable.com. Be sure to explore our Infrastructure Outlook.

The Latest Chapter in the Waters of the U.S. Saga

This summer District Court Judge Rosemary Marquez from the District of Arizona authored the latest chapter in the "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) saga, when she issued an order reversing major changes to the WOTUS definition made by the Trump administration in 2020. Venable partner Fred R. Wagner walks through the story and provides context.

Is the Bay Area Prepared for an Extreme Drought?

Right now, 88% of California is experiencing extreme drought conditions, up from just 3% one year ago. How prepared are the Bay Area's water systems for even drier years ahead? The Bay Area Council and Venable professionals hosted a webinar discussion with representatives from the Bay Area's four largest water utilities.

The On-Ramp: An Autonomous and Connected Mobility Newsletter

Venable's Autonomous and Connected Mobility Team has kicked off a newsletter that explores legal and policy developments in the world of autonomous vehicles, smart infrastructure, and emerging mobility technologies, from Capitol Hill to the U.S. Department of Transportation and state capitols around the country.

Venable Attorneys in the News

Practicing Law, Policy Updates, and Infrastructure | Environmental Professionals Radio

Fred R. Wagner speaks to the hosts of the National Association of Environmental Professionals podcast about the infrastructure bill.

Senate's Passage of Infrastructure Bill Is Welcomed, but Challenges Remain | Logistics Management

Venable partners Fred R. Wagner and the Honorable James H. Burnley IV analyze the work that still needs to be done to get the infrastructure bill over the finish line.

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