Watkins & Eager attorney Keith W. Turner is scheduled to present at the Third Annual Environmental Law Forum sponsored by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program on May 16, in Gulfport, Mississippi. Keith will be presenting information on water policy as it relates to Mississippi.

Keith joined Watkins & Eager in 2012 focusing in the area of Environmental Law. Prior to practicing law, Keith was an environmental consultant with over ten years of experience working with clients on water, air, hazardous waste and groundwater remediation matters. He has represented clients before the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Serving as an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law in the areas of environmental law, hazardous waste law and the Clean Water Act, Keith has also lectured on environmental issues in real estate development, Brownfields and related environmental issues. His practice also includes energy, real estate, and economic development.

Keith is a member of the Mississippi Bar, the American Bar Association and the Environmental Law Association. He is listed in the Chamber USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading lawyer in Mississippi in Environmental Law.

Keith Turner may be reached directly by phone at (601) 965-1958 or by email

For more information on the forum you may contact the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Program Office at (662) 915-7775.