Brett Renton, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, spoke during a session of the Florida Airports Council’s PFAS Update workshop on June 23, 2022, discussing regulatory concerns over PFAS.
The presentation titled “PFAS Update – A Florida & Nationwide Perspective Workshop” was presented by the FAC Environmental Committee for airport environmental and compliance managers, as well as industry subject matter authorities. Speaking during the morning session of the workshop, which focused on “The Current Regulatory Landscape,” Brett joined the event’s panelists and moderators to discuss legislation, updates on current multidistrict litigation, recent Attorney General filings and his ongoing efforts concentrated on the issue of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). For more information, click here.
Founded in 1969, the Florida Airports Council (FAC) is composed of members representing Florida’s commercial service airports, the state’s publicly-owned general aviation airports, a Spaceport and more than 250 corporate, educational, affiliate, student chapters and student members. According to the organization, “the Council is committed to continued improvement of the many aviation facilities in Florida, as well as professional development of its members. Educational programs, conferences, webinars, and seminars are held each year to provide the membership with the tools necessary to perform their job responsibilities, as well as prepare them for more challenging positions in the future.”
About Brett R. Renton
Brett Renton is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Brett represents individuals, companies, corporations, banks and government entities in business litigation/transactions, construction law, landlord-tenant matters, and government/environmental issues. He has substantial experience in aviation legal matters, having represented the Sanford Airport Authority for more than a decade. Brett is part of a team of attorneys at Shutts & Bowen that are at the fore-front of fast-moving PFAS issues related to fire-fighting suppression foams. He is experienced in navigating high-stakes, emerging contaminant issues and regulatory obstacles, and was among the first lawyers in Florida to have filed litigation against PFAS manufacturing companies on behalf of airports. A Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, Brett has consistently recognized by Florida Super Lawyers since 2013 for his work.