Environmental Law Section

  • Welcome to the Environmental Law Section
    Welcome to the Environmental Law Section The purpose of this Section is to bring together members of the New York State Bar Association who are interested in environmental law for furtherance of the public interest in an effective and fair legal framework for protection of the human and natural environment.
  • Upcoming Events
    • April 14, 2015 Oil Spill Symposium


      ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SECTION

      6th Annual Oil Spill Symposium

      Tuesday, April 14, 2015
      State Bar Center
      One Elk Street
      Albany, NY  12207

      Cost:
      $55 - Environmental Law Section Members
      $80 - All others
      $25 - Student rate

      Click to view/download the program flyer.
      Click to view/download the registration form.

      Click to register online.

      This program does not qualify for MCLE credit

      Questions - please contact Kathy Plog at kplog@nysba.org or 518-487-5681.

    • May 6 Environmental Law Section Legislative Forum and Luncheon

      Save the date

      Environmental Law Section Legislative Forum and Luncheon

      New York Water Law

      Wednesday, May 6, 2015
      State Bar Center
      One Elk Street, Albany

      There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required!  Please RSVP by May 1.

      MCLE credit is not available for this program.

      For questions, contact Kathy Plog at Kplog@nysba.org

    • Save the Date - 2015 Fall Meeting

      Environmental Law Section
      Fall Meeting
      October 2 - 4, 2015 
      Gideon Putnam Resort
      Saratoga Springs, NY

      Mark your calendars to save this date.  More details coming soon!


  • Envirosphere- Blog

    About Envirosphere

    Welcome to Envirosphere, the blog created and managed by the Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Section’s membership is extremely varied, as it includes attorneys from the public and private sectors, environmental organizations, and academia.

    Envirosphere is intended to provide timely notice of legal events affecting environmental lawyers from all of these varied sectors. These legal events include recent cases, new regulations, new government policies, and general news of interest on the environmental front.

    To view Envirosphere, click here.

  • NY Environmental Lawyer

    VIEW THE LATEST NEW YORK ENVIRONMENTAL lawyer

    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. The New York Environmental Lawyer is published by the Environmental Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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