The New York Environmental Lawyer

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    A publication of the Environmental and Energy Law Section
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    Fall 2017

    Message from the Chair
    By Kevin Bernstein

    Message from the Editor-in-Chief
    By Miriam E. Villani

    Message from the Student Editorial Board
    By Linnea E. Riegel

    Section News

    Comments on the NYSDEC Proposed Amendments to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617 SEQRA Implementing Regulations

    Letter to President Trump on Paris Agreement

    Virginia Robbins Receives Prestigious Feinstone Award

    New York State Bar Association Environmental & Energy Law Section Report and Recommendations Concerning Environmental Aspects of the N.Y. State Constitution

    Photos from Forum and Luncheon; Phaneuf, Nasca, Cozzy Receive Section Awards

    Photos from the Fall 2017 Meeting in Saratoga Springs

    Feature Articles

    Global Climate Change Blog
    By Carl R. Howard
         Developments in Climate Change: The IPCC Reports
         Record Warmth and Polar Ice Melt
         The Need to Move from Carbon-Based Energy to Non-Carbon-Based Energy

    Five-Year Review: Evolving Environmental Law and Advice to "Green" Lawyers
    By Alexis Saba

    Asbestos: The Miraculous but Deadly Mineral
    By Walter Mugdan

    Whatever the Political Climate May Be, Corporate America Is Stepping Up to the Challenge of Climate Change
    By J. Kevin Healy and Brian M. Jacobson

    Lessons Learned from Legacy Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Hudson River PCB Dredging
    By Robert A. Michaels and Uriel M. Oko

    Legal Pot Industry Bugged by Lack of Pesticide Guidance
    By Telisport W. Putsavage

    Administrative Decisions Update
    By Robert A. Stour Jr.

    Recent Decisions and Legislation in Environmental Law
    By Student Editorial Board

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    The New York Environmental Lawyer features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of environmental law on various topics including climate change, brownsfields, pollution, air quality, wetlands and superfunds. Regular columns include  recent administrative and judicial cases, ethics issues, EPA and DEC updates and Section news. Edited by Miriam E. Villani, Esq., (Editor-in-Chief), Justin M. Birzon, Esq. (Issue Editor), Prof. Keith Hirokawa (Issue Editor), and Aaron Gershonowitz, Esq. (Issue Editor), The New York Environmental Lawyer is published by the Environmental Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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