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

    Spring/Summer 2015

    Message from the Chair
    (Michael Lesser)

    Message from the Editor-in-Chief
    (Miriam E. Villani)

    From the Student Editorial Board
    (Max Lindsey on behalf of the SEB)

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

    DEC Update
    (Randall C. Young)

    Section News

    • Member Profiles:
    • Long-Time Member: Gail S. Port
    • New Member: Jillian Kasow
    • Member News
    • In Memoriam: Frank Grad
    • In Memoriam: Ernest J. Ierardi
    • Scenes from the Annual Meeting
    • Scenes from the Fall Meeting
    • Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Receives State Bar's Environmental Award
    • Scenes from the 2015 Legislative Forum
    • Committee Report on 2014 Legislative Forum
    • The New York Environmental Enforcement Update 2013 Annual Report

    New York's Community Risk and Resiliency Act Addresses Climate Change

    (Gene Kelly)

    Subsequent Owners of a Former Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, or Disposal Facility Are Not Strictly Liable to Financially Guarantee Cleanup Under RCRA
    (Philip Gitlen and Robert Rosborough)

    New Rochelle: Planning for Climate Change Impacts
    (Paola Bettelli)

    Environmental Accidents: Prevention, Preparedness and Response: The Regulatory Landscape

    (Walter Mugdan)

    When Every Drop Counts: Addressing Hydrologic Connectivity as a Climate Change Issue
    (Max Lindsey)

    The Efficiency and Management of the International Trade in Electronic Waste: Is There a Better Plan Than a Ban?
    (Jennifer Chen)

    Navigating Treacherous Waters: The Navigation Law and Private Petroleum Cleanup Costs
    (Michael Kettler)

    Tribal Water Codes—Their Administration and Enforcement
    (David L. Ganje)

    Recent Decisions and Legislation in Environmental Law

    Administrative Decisions Update
    (Robert A. Stout Jr.)