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5 Major Ways the Inflation Reduction Act Will Change EHS Forever

December 15, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


The new CHIPS and Science Act is expected to spur multi-million-dollar construction projects not only in chip fabrication location but also in ancillary domestic areas like supplier facilities, technology hubs and supported community infrastructure improvements. With the promise of all this new development comes requirements for enhanced environmental due diligence. This explanatory webinar will cover:

  • Looking beyond “traditional” environmental site assessments to help sellers and buyers alike develop a risk reduction strategy for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
  • Better identification of “hidden” environmental transactional risks, improved return on investment, and more effective risk mitigation planning & implementation.

The webinar will include a panel discussion between both legal and environmental due diligence subject matter experts to discuss how semiconductor manufacturing companies, their suppliers and other more general project types/locations should use enhanced environmental due diligence to evaluate their future risks as a result of this new legislation.



JD Gibbs
BSI Associate Director
BSI Group

Mr. Gibbs is well known in the environmental services industry in areas including environmental awareness, compliance, engineering, due diligence and Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS). He served previously as a partner and principal at three national environmental and health engineering and consulting firms, and as a manager with a wind power energy and development firm. Joining him will be subject matter experts from BSI and beyond including Intel and stories of other companies who are already experiencing the legislation’s effects.

Gary L. Pasheilich
Shareholder, Environmental, Energy and Health & Safety Group,
Roetzel & Andress

Mr. Pasheilich focuses his practice on compliance and permitting counseling, as well as civil and administrative litigation under the major federal and state environmental, health and safety laws, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. As Assistant Attorney General, he chaired the Advanced Energy Task Force with a mandate to identify and address legal impediments to implementation of renewable and advanced energy technologies and strategies.

Jeffrey McBride
BSI National Practice Director, Environmental
BSI Group

As BSI Consulting Services Environmental Practice Director, Mr. McBride utilizes experiences gained in 20+ years of solving environmental challenges to lead highly skilled practitioners in supporting environmental, health, and safety professionals through the rigors of complying with an ever-changing regulatory world.  His primary practice areas include the developing, implementing, and managing of water, wastes, and air programs, as well as supporting the environmental stabilization and decommissioning of industrial-use property. He has also supported career development of site environmental managers in various industries, and has both managed site environmental support staff and served as a site environmental manager.

Daniel J. Smith, P.E.
BSI National Practice Director, Remediation Program Management
BSI Group

Mr. Smith is a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) with over 30 years of nationwide consulting, engineering, construction, and program management experience in the environmental industry. He is a well-rounded, creative manager with client-focused experience including regulatory compliance and negotiation strategy development; due diligence; site investigation; remediation system design, construction and O&M; site development support/planning; industrial hygiene and safety; litigation support; and cost estimating/financial reserve and tracking analyses.


December 15, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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