Attorneys Frank Matthews and Mike Petrovich of Hopping Green & Sams (HGS) recently participated as panelists at the 38th Annual Conference of the Florida Association for Water Quality Control (FAWQC) in Naples, Florida. The FAWQC conference is attended by representatives of various regulated industries, as well as federal, state, and local government agency representatives and environmental professionals. The theme for this year’s conference was “Our Water, Our Responsibility” and included a number of panels addressing water quality, water supply, and other environmental issues affecting Florida. Frank provided an overview of the recently concluded 2015 regular session of the Florida Legislature, as well as a forecast of environmental-related issues to be considered by the Florida Legislature in 2016. Mike participated on a panel of experts addressing federal regulatory issues affecting the power industry in Florida.