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Discussions from the top environmental, energy, and resources lawyers discussing career development, legal issues, and new developments in environmental law.

Discussions from the top environmental, energy, and resources lawyers discussing career development, legal issues, and new developments in environmental law.
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Discussions from the top environmental, energy, and resources lawyers discussing career development, legal issues, and new developments in environmental law.

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Supreme Court: Recent Environmental, Energy, and Resources Fall Conference Preview

10/1/2018
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Join Mary Ann Grena Manley, Deputy Editorial Director of Bloomberg Environment, Alice Kaswan, Professor and Dean's Circle Scholar of the University of San Francisco School of Law, and James May, Distinguished Professor of Law at Widener University Delaware Law School for a podcast previewing our longer, in-depth conversation of the Supreme Court and Recent Environment, Energy, and Resources Cases. Join us in San Diego! Register here

Duration:00:12:30

26th Fall Conference Preview with Juge Gregg and Shelly Geppert

9/13/2018
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Find out more about our 26th Fall Conference with our 2018 Fall Conference Chair Juge Gregg and our 2019 Fall Conference Chair Shelly Geppert. Hear about our Keynote speakers and the great programming that awaits in beautiful San Diego (#SanDiegoInTheFall). Register for the Conference today at ambar.org/environfall

Duration:00:16:16

Ethical Considerations in Responding to Written Discovery

9/18/2017
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Were you thrown head first into responding to written discovery at the start of your career without much guidance on what’s actually expected of you and your clients? Has it been a while since you’ve brushed up on the latest federal rule changes affecting discovery? Are you curious about expectations for discovery of electronically stored information, whether or not block objections are really acceptable, or what to do if your client hasn’t been truthful? If you answered yes to any of the...

Duration:00:37:12

ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 25th Fall Conference Preview

9/4/2017
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Host Roger Martella speaks with Jonathan Nwagbaraocha, Jennifer Wills, and Deanna Ray to preview the upcoming 25th Fall Conference in Baltimore, MD. Experts from around the environmental, energy, and resources law practice will descend on the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront October 18-21, 2017 for the premiere forum for dialogue and deliberation of current and emerging issues. Panels will include reviewing governmental priorities in the Trump administration, discussing upcoming cases on...

Duration:00:24:06

Fracking and Tribal Sovereignty: The Pawnee Nation Claim

6/30/2017
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In 2015, the Pawnee Nation approved a moratorium on fracking. The region was shaken by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake on September 3, 2016. In March 2017, the Pawnee Nation filed a claim in tribal court, seeking damages from several oil companies, alleging hydraulic fracturing (specifically, wastewater injected into disposal wells) caused an increase in earthquakes, damaging tribal buildings and land. This case could be consequential, in that it was brought in tribal court. It brings to the...

Duration:00:25:44

Emerging Framework for Environmental Governance

6/12/2017
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Guests John Howes, Roger Feldman, and George Crabtree discuss how laws related to the overall process of making, consuming, and disposing of consumer goods need to be shaped and coordinated in order to avoid unintended environmental consequences. Specifically, the panel talks about the rare earth metals that comprise a wide range of consumer electronics, and how sustainable policies need to be implemented by the corporate and legislative sectors. Our panelists include: To support our...

Duration:00:20:18

Dakota Access Pipeline

2/17/2017
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The U.S. has approximately 72,000 miles of pipeline transporting crude oil across the country, but no pipeline has garnered more recent attention than the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Join host Shelly Geppert (Eimer Stahl LLP) and Troy A. Eid, a principal shareholder in the Denver office of Greenberg Traurig, and co-chair of the firm’s American Indian Law Practice Group, as they discuss the protests and litigation surrounding the pipeline, and the impact of recent executive orders on the...

Duration:00:27:19

Section Member Spotlight: Bill Penny

1/31/2017
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Host Jillian Kirn interviews 30-year ABA member and former Section Chair Bill Penny, a partner with Burr and Foreman LLP in Nashville, and chair of the firm's environmental practice group. Bill shares with us his journey to becoming an environmental lawyer, advice for young lawyers, and the value he placed on his ABA membership in building his career. Please rate and review us on iTunes. Produced by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Online at...

Duration:00:26:35

Section Member Spotlight: Sheila Hollis

12/2/2016
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Host Joan Radovich interviews former Section Chair Sheila Hollis. Hollis is a 42-year member of the ABA, and talks about the early days of practicing environmental law, her experience as a woman in a very male-dominated profession, and tips and advice for career advancement she has learned over her long, storied career. Please rate and review us on iTunes. Produced by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Online at http://www.americanbar.org/environ

Duration:00:25:39

EWSCE Conference Preview

10/13/2016
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Scott Fulton and Steve Solow, co-chairs of the upcoming Environmental and Workplace Safety Criminal Enforcement Conference, discuss topics that will be covered during this special one-day CLE event. Noteworthy speakers including top government representatives will lead discussions on relevant topics such as expansion of criminal enforcement under the worker safety initiative and the Yates Memos, defensive strategies in the face of DOL and DOJ cooperation, and management of legal risks and...

Duration:00:13:19

Fall Conference Preview: Matt Rodriquez, California Secretary for Environmental Protection

9/16/2016
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California Secretary for Environmental Protection Matt Rodriquez offers the latest on changes in California’s carbon reduction laws, and why lawyers from across the country need to know about those changes. Rodriquez will speak on climate change law in a post-Paris world, at the 24th Fall Conference in Denver. You can register at www.shopaba.org/environfall. Please rate and review us on iTunes. Produced by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Online at...

Duration:00:16:18

Fall Conference Preview: Medical Marijuana Industry and Environmental Impact

8/29/2016
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Alf Brandt, Chair of the Planning Committee for the 24th Fall Conference in Denver, CO, speaks with California State Assemblymember Rob Bonta about legislation pending in California affecting the medical marijuana industry and its environmental impact. Assemblymember Bonta will be part of a panel at the 24th Fall Conference discussing the same topic in detail. Register for the 24th Fall Conference at www.shopaba.org/environfall. Please rate and review us on iTunes. Produced by the ABA...

Duration:00:11:09

The Clean Air Act Handbook

7/26/2016
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Mat Todaro, chair of the Special Committee on Young Lawyers, talks with Julie Domike and Alex Zacaroli, co-editors of The Clean Air Act Handbook, Fourth Edition. They talk about the challenges in building a clean air practice, and offer career advice to lawyers working in the environmental law field. Please rate and review us on iTunes. Produced by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Online at http://www.americanbar.org/environ.

Duration:00:41:48

Insights on the Evolution and Future of CERCLA

7/7/2016
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Gary Steinbauer speaks with Peter L. Gray, co-chair of Dentons' U.S. Environment and Natural Resources Practice and author of the Superfund Manual: A Practitioner's Guide to CERCLA Litigation, about the changing legal issues dominating the CERCLA landscape. Since its enactment more than 35 years ago, CERCLA has led to numerous high-profile lawsuits and continues to be an active area of environmental law. Contaminated sites addressed under CERCLA are now more complex and significantly more...

Duration:00:18:04

LDP Speaker Series: Projecting a Presence

5/27/2016
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Assistant U.S. Attorney General John Cruden heads the U.S. Department of Justice Energy and Natural Resources Division, making him the top environmental lawyer at the U.S. DOJ. Cruden served as Chair of the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources from 2009-2010. Having spent a great deal of time in courtrooms and speaking before large groups, he shares with our Leadership Development Program class his tips on projecting a presence. Sponsored by the ABA Section of Environment,...

Duration:01:06:49

EPA National Enforcement Initiative

5/24/2016
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Andy Emerson of Holland and Knight LLP talks with Andrew Stewart of Vinson and Elkins LLP about the US EPA's recent announcement of new National Enforcement Initiatives for FY 2017–2019. Despite a declining resource base, the Agency has expanded the sectors and industrial activities that will receive priority national enforcement attention. EPA civil and criminal enforcement offices will dedicate focused resources toward the industrial activities covered by these NEIs as part of a...

Duration:00:27:31

LDP Speaker Series: Value and Art of Networking

5/16/2016
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Past Section Chair Alexandra Dapolito Dunn discusses the value and art of networking, with many tips on how to create a memorable impression. Dunn is a former chair of our Section from 2012-2013, and currently serves as executive director of the Environmental Council of the States in Washington, DC. She's joined in the conversation by moderator John Milner. Sponsored by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Online at http://www.americanbar.org/environ

Duration:00:52:11

EPA Audit Policies and Voluntary Disclosure Process

4/21/2016
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The U.S. EPA developed it's voluntary disclosure program to provide additional incentives for regulated entities to identify and correct non-compliance. Andy Emerson of the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources talks with Andrew Stewart of Vinson & Elkins LLP about recent changes and updates to the EPA's program. Sponsored by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Online at http://www.americanbar.org/environ

Duration:00:24:22

Spring Conference Preview: Endangered Species Act, Clean Power Plan

3/10/2016
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The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources hosts the 45th Annual Spring Conference on Environmental Law on March 30-April 1, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Co-hosts Sean Dixon and Maggie Peloso interview two featured speakers about the panels they will present at the conference. First, L. Michael Bogert discusses the Endangered Species Act, followed by Emily S. Fisher on the latest developments with the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan. Find out more about the 45th Spring...

Duration:00:27:44

LDP Series: Dealing with Difficult Personalities

2/25/2016
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The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources invites notable lawyers to talk to the Leadership Development Program participants about career development. This episode features Steve Miano, a shareholder with the firm of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin and Schiller in Philadelphia, PA. Steve has been practicing environmental law for over 25 years, and is a past Chair of our Section. Today, Steve offers his advice for dealing with difficult personalities.

Duration:00:25:06