John Fumero and Thomas Mullin, attorneys in Nason Yeager’s Boca Raton office, will be speaking at the annual Florida Water Resource Conference (FWRC) in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 25, 2017. The FWRC is an annual educational and technical, multi-day conference servicing individuals in the water and wastewater industry. FWRC is a joint conference of the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, the Florida Water Environment Association, and the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association held from April 22-26, 2017. This annual event draws the industry’s top level executives and decisions makers in one place. More than 300 companies and 2300+ attendees are anticipated at Florida’s largest conference of this type.
Mr. Fumero and Mr. Mullin’s topic, titled FWRC – 2017 Legislative Overview and Projectionswill provide an overview of the 2017 Florida Legislative session that may be of great import to the environmental, water, and wastewater consulting industry. They will present a summary of bills expected to pass, and any surprises that have arisen during the 2017 session. Also, the presentation shall highlight the state budget involving environmental issues, and conservation and restoration funding, as well as key issues of import to the water and wastewater industry.
John J. Fumero has over 30 years of experience practicing exclusively in the areas of water, environmental, land use, administrative energy, and governmental law. Mr. Fumero, formerly General Counsel of the South Florida Water Management District, represents, and provides strategic counsel to, landowners, developers, industry, agriculture, utilities, and local governments throughout Florida. He represents private and public sector clients before local, state, and federal agencies and courts. Among other things, he has extensive experience in all aspects of state and federal land entitlements, permitting programs, enforcement, project development, and rule-making.
Thomas F. Mullin practices exclusively in the areas of environmental and land use law. Mr. Mullin represents public and private sector clients seeking approvals from the water management districts, Florida DEP, US EPA, and US Army Corps of Engineers. Additionally, Mr. Mullin represents property owners and developers before various governmental boards including county and city commissions, planning and zoning boards, and code enforcement boards. Prior to law school, Mr. Mullin obtained his bachelors of science in environmental engineering from the University of Florida, and worked as a civil engineer in South Florida.