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The New York Environmental Lawyer

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Fall 2019

Message from the Chair
Howard Tollin

Message from the Issue Editor
Alicia Artessa

Message from the Student Editorial Board

David Dickinson for the SEB

Message from the President | Diversifying the Legal Profession: A Moral Imperative
Hank Greenberg

2020 Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay Contest

Outside the EPA Update
James L. Simpson

DEC Dispatch
Thomas J. King

Section News
Long-Time Member—James Rigano
New Member—Matt Sinkman
In Memoriam—Joe Zedrosser
Environmental and Energy Law Section Awards: 2019
Environmental and Energy Law Section Annual Meeting 2019 Photos
Environmental and Energy Law Section Fall Meeting 2019 Photos
Words from our 2019 Minority Fellow, Asha Brundage-Moore


Feature Articles
The Dirt on Clean Coal

Richard J. Izzo, PG

Quicksilver and the Madness of the Hatters
Walter Mugdan

Microgrids: Legal and Regulatory Hurdles for a More Resilient Energy Infrastructure
Raquel Parks

Lead Laws and Environmental Justice in New York
Katrina Smith Korfmacher, Emily A. Benfer, and Matthew J. Chachere

Global Climate Change Blog
Carl R. Howard

Facts on the Ground; Climate Assessment Report; Court Cases; FEMA Response to Climate Change;Washington, D.C
Facts on the Ground; Two Key Indicators of Climate Change: Polar Ice and Oceanic Health; Good News; Washington, D.C
Facts on the Ground; U.S. Polling and Climate Change; Oceanic Impacts; Good News; Washington
Facts on the Ground; Extinction Report; Washington
Facts on the Ground; Big News From N.Y.; Good News; Washington
Facts on the Ground; World’s Food Supply; Water Crisis; N.Y. Offshore Wind; Washington
Facts on the Ground; Environmental Refugees: Washington, D.C.; Albany, N.Y
Facts on the Ground; New Report Finds World’s Oceans in Danger; Legal Rulings; Trump’s EPA Can’t
Erase Interstate Smog Rules; Good News; Washington
Recent Decisions and Legislation in Environmental Law


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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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