Paul Bruder to Serve on Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan, Phase III Stormwater Workgroup

Paul-Bruder-AttorneyPaul Bruder, Shareholder at Mette, Evans & Woodside, has been selected to serve on Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan, Phase III Stormwater Workgroup. The purpose of the Stormwater Workgroup is to assist the Department of Environmental Protection with development of the Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan for the Chesapeake Bay TMDL. The focus of the Stormwater Workgroup will be on determining what voluntary and mandatory activities will take place between 2019 and 2025 that will reduce nutrients and sediment in stormwater associated with industrial and construction activities and in discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) and other stormwater discharges. The Workgroup will work collaboratively with other WIP Workgroups and partners to decide upon practical implementation goals for the stormwater sector. The Workgroup will be responsible for drafting and assisting DEP in the drafting of a Stormwater section of the Phase III WIP.

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Paul J. Bruder, Jr. Joins Mette, Evans & Woodside as Shareholder

Experienced in environmental, natural resource and energy law
The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside announced that attorney Paul J. Bruder has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Over the course of his career, Mr. Bruder practiced at Rhoads & Sinon for 20 years where he served as the Chair of its Environmental Practice Group, as well as with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Mr. Bruder has established himself as a leader in the field of environmental, natural resource and energy law. His legal practice includes working closely with municipalities, land developers, the construction industry, and the agricultural community. Mr. Bruder joins Randall Hurst to form perhaps the most experienced and well-rounded environmental legal team in central Pennsylvania.

Paul received his law degree from the University of Dayton School Of Law and is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle District of Pennsylvania.

“We are excited to have Paul join Mette, Evans & Woodside,” said the firm’s President Tim Hoy. “He brings a unique skill set to our firm, along with the benefit of strong relationships that he has forged during his remarkable career. He brings with him an energy that any firm would welcome.”

Mette, Evans & Woodside has a long-standing tradition of providing comprehensive legal representation in Litigation, Estates and Trusts, Business and Real Estate. Founded in 1969, the firm provides clients throughout Pennsylvania with sound legal counsel for all facets of their professional and personal life.