June 19 Event Features State Legislators Discussing Policy, Regulatory Issues

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection commissioner Dan Esty will be the keynote speaker at conference hosted by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association June 19 in Waterbury.

CBIA's Annual Environmental & Energy Conference focuses on issues and trends affecting the business community and the state's economy.

Along with Esty's morning keynote address, the conference features a legislative session recap, regulatory review, and information-packed breakout sessions to help businesses stay ahead of fast-paced changes in policy, programming, and technology.

Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk), co-chair of the General Assembly's Energy & Technology Committee, Senator Ed Meyer (D-Madison), the Environment Committee co-chair, Senator Clark Chapin (R-New Milford), ranking member of both committees, and Rep. Laura Hoydick (R-Stratford), ranking member of the Energy & Technology Committee, will appear on a special legislative panel.

Conference topics include (full agenda):

  • Environmental compliance
  • DEEP/EPA enforcement trends
  • DEEP's cleanup transformation
  • Changes related to Connecticut's Renewable Portfolio Standards
  • New developments with RoHS, REACH, and the Global Harmonized System: reporting, training, and other implications for businesses
  • Release of CBIA's 2013 Sustainability Survey
  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities through your utility

The conference, which will be held at the CoCo Key Water Resort & Convention Center in Waterbury, runs from 8 am to 3:15 pm.

Media wishing to attend CBIA's Annual Environmental & Energy Conference should contact CBIA's Joe Budd (860.244.1951; joe.budd@cbia.com).

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CBIA is Connecticut's largest business organization, with 10,000 member companies. For more information, please contact Joe Budd (860.244.1951; joe.budd@cbia.com) or visit the CBIA Newsroom.