The New York Environmental Lawyer

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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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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Fall/Winter 2013

    Message from the Outgoing Chair
    (Carl Howard)

    Message from the Incoming Chair
    (Kevin Reilly)

    From the Editor-in-Chief
    (Miriam E. Villani)

    From the Issue Editor
    (Aaron Gershonowitz)

    From the Student Editorial Board: With EPA Uncertainty, New York Must Lead
    (Edward Hyde Clarke on behalf of the SEB)

    EPA Update
    (Marla E. Wieder, Chris Saporita and Joseph A. Siegel)

    DEC Update
    (Randall C. Young)

    Member Profile
    Long-Time Member: Marla Wieder

    Committee Reports
    Global Climate Change Committee Report
    Committee on Legislation Report

    District Court Decisions Provide Further Guidance on Scope of “Arranger” Liability Under Superfund
    (David J. Freeman and Harry H. Clayton IV)

    Green Alert: The Need to Rescue New York’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard
    (Edward Hyde Clarke)

    Pre-Emptive Measures to Reduce Environmental Exposure
    (Urs Broderick Furrer)

    Insuring Island States: The Role of Insurance for Small Island States in Responding to the Adverse Effects of Sea Level Rise
    (Maria Antonia Tigre)

    Administrative Decisions Update
    (Prepared by Robert A. Stout Jr.)

    Recent Decisions and Legislation in Environmental Law