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Florida Water Law 101 & Current Topics (Audio Only)

Produced on December 02, 2019

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Course Information

Time 51 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

Florida water law differs in significant ways from federal water law, and practitioners new to Florida will need to understand the important similarities and differences. This course, presented by seasoned Florida practitioner Gregory M. Munson, provides a basic introduction to the agencies involved in Florida water regulation and proceeds to discuss Florida’s water quality protection regulations, water supply, and water quantity regulations, and the oversight of wetlands and storm-water. Along the way, the course also introduces topics currently trending in Florida water law, such as PFOAs, and sanitary sewer overflows.



Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the ways in which Florida water law differs from federal law

  2. Become familiar with the various Florida agencies involved in water regulation

  3. Analyze Florida’s water quality protection regulations, water supply, and water quantity regulations

  4. Discuss administrative oversight of wetlands and storm-water

  5. Identify topics currently trending in Florida water law


Credit Information

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Faculty

Gregory M. Munson

Gunster Law Firm

Greg Munson has practiced law for twenty years and has been a shareholder at the Gunster law firm since 2013. He’s twice held senior positions at Florida DEP, serving as general counsel from 2004 to 2006, and most recently as the deputy secretary for water policy and ecosystem restoration.  Greg’s current practice involves the representation of manufacturing, agricultural, mining, and electrical, gas, and water utility interests on a wide range of regulatory matters. Since joining Gunster, he has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Florida’s Super Lawyers, and a Leader in the Field by Chambers.