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Practice Points »

Supreme Court Holds Wetlands Jurisdictional Determinations Are Appealable

Landowners with real property in or near a water of the United States are likely to benefit from the Court's recent decision.


Wisconsin District Court Reconsiders CERCLA Divisibility Decision

The motion comes on the heels of the court's May 15, 2015, decision that NCR had successfully established its defense that the PCB contamination in the Fox River was divisible.


WOTUS Stayed as Tomorrow's Effective Date "Looms"

A North Dakota district court granted a preliminary injunction motion by 13 states.


Articles »

The Courts Move at Lightning Speed Toward a Decision on the EPA's Clean Power Plan

By Aaron M. Flynn

An update on the litigation in the D.C. Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.


Who Can Rule on the Clean Water Rule?

By Tavo True-Alcala and Megan Baroni

A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit issued an opinion, a concurrence, and a dissent.


New Jersey Appellate Division Declines to Impose Personal Liability for Cleanup Costs

By John J. DiChello

A mere assumption, the Appellate Division emphasized, is entirely insufficient to justify piercing a corporate veil.


Sound Advice »

audio Tips for Young Lawyers Working with Experts

By Andrew Sawula

Litigator Andrew Sawula explains consulting vs. testifying experts, then focuses on best practices for getting the most out of your experts. (8:13 min)


audio What Do Lawyers Need to Know About Fracking?

By Erica Levine-Powers

Resource extraction for transitional fuels such as natural gas is controversial. Fracking expert Erica Levine-Powers discusses the process and its many ramifications. (8:54 min)


audio Clean Air Act Cases Involving the New Source Review Program

By Andrew Sawula

Andrew Sawula outlines New Source Review (NSR) cases pending in three separate federal appeals courts. (10:26 min)



Roundtables »

audio The Future of Hydraulic Fracturing

Featuring a unique group of lawyers and non-lawyers to provide a fact-based peek into the future, including presentations and an interactive discussion among the panelists. (1:01:42)



Announcements »

May 12: Roundtable

Speakers from the EPA and the DOJ will discuss several topics including recent developments and new initiatives in environmental compliance and regulatory enforcement and recent rulemaking litigation. Read more.


Join a Subcommittee!

Our committee has numerous subcommittees on specific areas of interest—and now they are easier than ever to join. Read more.


Calling All Women Environmental Attorneys!

Consider joining the Subcommittee of Women Environmental Lawyers (SWEL) during our next bimonthly conference call. Read more.


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Columbia, SC


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