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The New York Environmental Lawyer

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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