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Mitchell Williams Attorney Walter Wright a Featured Speaker at Arkansas Solid Waste Conference

Presented Medical Marijuana Update and Disposal Impacts

March 27, 2019

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Attorney Walter Wright presented today at the Arkansas Solid Waste Conference hosted by the Arkansas Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America. He discussed the updates of the medical marijuana industry in the state and its impact on disposal practices.

Walter Wright has more than 30 years of experience in environmental, energy (petroleum marketing) and water law. His expertise includes counseling clients on issues involving environmental permits, compliance strategies, enforcement defense, property redevelopment issues, environmental impact statements and procurement/management of water rights. He routinely advises developers, lenders, petroleum marketers and others about effective strategies for structuring real estate and corporate transactions to address environmental financial risks. A unique part of his practice has been drafting and the negotiation of a variety of specialized agreements involving the sale or consignment of motor fuels along with the ancillary agreements associated with the upstream segment of the petroleum industry. Since 1989, he has served as an adjunct professor of Environmental Law and Hazardous Substances Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. He is the author of the Arkansas Environmental, Energy and Water Law blog.

About the Arkansas Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America

The Arkansas Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) promotes excellence in waste resource management in the state. Through development of local and regional conferences and training seminars, and working with the National SWANA Organization, Arkansas SWANA encourages environmentally and economically sound solid waste management practices.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.

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