Permits Gone Wild

Session Date & Time: 
May 7, 2012 - 4:00pm
Session Length: 
90 minutes
Skill Level: 

Barry Sulkin, Tennessee PEER

This session will be directed toward those people who want to learn how to take on an uphill, unpopular, politically difficult, and legally/morally correct challenge on different fronts. Attendees will leave with new ideas for their own similar battles at home.

Presenter Bio(s): 

Barry Sulkin is an Environmental Consultant based in Nashville with a BA in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia, and an MS in Environmental Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He worked 14 years for Tennessee's Division of Water Pollution Control in 3 field offices and as Chief of Enforcement. Since 1990 he has been an independent consultant and expert witness primarily on water issues for environmental groups, as well as individuals, government, business, and industry. He is also the director of the Tennessee office of PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility), and served as a special EPA employee representing environmental groups on the Federal Advisory Committee on Detection and Quantification under the Clean Water Act. His projects include sampling, river studies, erosion, permits, TMDLs, mitigation, and training across the US.