[Law-envtlcert] FW: Section E-News | March 2014

Hoover, Michael mhoover at law.fsu.edu
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2014 Energy Law Student Writing Competition<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex32503fx04733&>



Attention law students! Do you like to write about legal topics in energy law? Are there current issues in the energy legal practice that you would like to write about? The Section is pleased to announce the 2014 Energy Law Student Writing Competition.

Are you a professor or do you know any law students? Please help spread the word about the competition.


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Angela Morrison
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From: William L. Penny [mailto:environ at americanbar.org]<mailto:[mailto:environ at americanbar.org]>
Sent: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 3:44 PM
To: Angela Morrison
Subject: Section E-News | March 2014

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March 2014




Key Subject Matter Webpage: Hydrofracking<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d5bx04733&>



The Water Resources and Water Quality and Wetlands committee of the Section created a resource webpage to help keep water resource practitioners up-to-date on legal and other water issues related to hydraulic fracturing, a very hot topic in natural resources law today. >> Read More<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d5cx04733&>








Section Homepage Revamped<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d5dx04733&>



Our website reorganization has started and we began with our brand new homepage! We have reorganized the content to make it easier for you to find the information you are looking for. This includes less scrolling and easy navigation to get you to your resources faster. Take a look!


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TRENDS March/April 2014 Now Available<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d5fx04733&>



Section chair Bill Penny provides a behind-the-scenes look at the new program planning process for the Fall, Spring, and Water Law Conferences. Also in this issue: Supreme Court and GHG rules, ESA, fracking water, environmental mitigation, e-discovery, and consent decrees.

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Featured Programs<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325049x04733&>



Liquid Asset Creation:
Innovative New Tools for the Water Industry <http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d62x04733&>

March 19, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. (EST)
Government and Private Sector Innovations Committee Teleconference (with other committees invited)

Whether or not you are involved in water industry related matters, this teleconference may be of interest to you as it will explore new ways to pay for a range of critical infrastructure needs and environmental projects. The following topics will be covered:
*    leveraging private investment, user charges as a stimulus to infrastructure initiatives, modification of utility public service obligations, and use of third party (proprietary) technologies;
*    new models developed for renewable energy that are being used in other sectors to incorporate efficiency, conservation, and sustainability requirements and that will change traditional legal and commercial relationships between governments, utilities, and technology entrepreneurs; and
*    the legal ramifications of these developments and how to address them.
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Greenhouse Gas Supreme Court Webinar-February 20, 2014<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d64x04733&>

Free podcast for Section Members!
Did you miss the Greenhouse Gas Supreme Court webinar on February 20? This podcast provides a unique strategic preview of the arguments to be presented to the U.S. Supreme Court by EPA, the States, regulated entities, and NGOs in Utility Air Regulatory Group, et al, v. EPA (UARG v. EPA).
>> Download the podcast<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d65x04733&>




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43rd Spring Conference<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d67x04733&>


Advance Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Don't miss your chance to attend the nation's leading environmental, energy, and natural resources law conference! Nine breakout sessions and four all-conference plenaries will provide you with a wide variety of subject-matter issues and up to 13.5 CLE credit hours.
Registrations received after March 5 will not be included in the registration roster.


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2014 ABA Petroleum Marketing Attorneys' Meeting<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d6ax04733&>


The Section's Petroleum Marketing Committee is hosting their 2014 annual meeting and will be returning to the nation's capital! The meeting will offer timely and provocative topics including important updates in the areas of commercial litigation and antitrust as well as emerging industry issues that affect refiners, distributors, and retailers.



>> Conference Website<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d6bx04733&>

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The RCRA Practice Manual, Third Edition<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d6fx04733&>

Theodore L. Garrett, Editor


Focusing on the "cradle-to-grave" program for managing hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, this updated edition is a comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to an extraordinarily complex area of environmental law.


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2014 Energy Law Student Writing Competition<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex32503fx04733&>



Attention law students! Do you like to write about legal topics in energy law? Are there current issues in the energy legal practice that you would like to write about? The Section is pleased to announce the 2014 Energy Law Student Writing Competition.

Are you a professor or do you know any law students? Please help spread the word about the competition.


>> Read More<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325040x04733&>





Member Spotlight<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex324ffex04733&>


Channing Martin<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d72x04733&>
Lawyer, Section Membership and Diversity Officer 2013-2014


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>> Read More<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325001x04733&>

A native of Richmond, Virginia, Channing Martin has been with Williams Mullen for 33 years where he chairs its Environment and Natural Resources Group.







The ABA Full Firm Membership Program<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d73x04733&>



The ABA Full Firm Membership Program consists of more than 70 firms and corporations that have made entity-wide ABA membership a priority. They are partnering with the ABA to strengthen lawyers, the profession, and our justice system. To learn more about ABA Full Firm Membership, please contact Susan D. Wright, Esq<mailto:susan.wright at americanbar.org>. at (312) 988-6768.


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Recent Substantive Committee Newsletters<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325004x04733&>



  *   Energy Infrastructure and Siting<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d75x04733&>
  *   Environmental Transactions and Brownfields<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex3202c4x04733&>
  *   Pesticides, Chemical Regulation, and Right-to-Know <http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex323752x04733&>
  *   Renewable, Alternative, and Distributed Energy Resources<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d76x04733&>
  *   Superfund and Natural Resources Damages Litigation<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d77x04733&>
  *   Smart Growth and Green Buildings<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d78x04733&>


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Upcoming Programs<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325009x04733&>


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March 6-7, 2014
13th Annual Conference<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d79x04733&>
IIT Chicago Kent College of Law
Primary Sponsor: Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago

March 19, 2014
Liquid Asset Creation: Innovative New Tools for the Water Industry<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d7ax04733&>
Government and Private Sector Innovations Committee
Teleconference

March 20-22, 2014
43rd Spring Conference<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d7bx04733&>
The Grand America Hotel
Salt Lake City

April 10-11, 2014
ABA Petroleum Marketing Attorneys' Meeting<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d7cx04733&>
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Washington, DC

June 4-6, 2014
32nd Annual Water Law Conference<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d7dx04733&>
The Red Rock Resort, Casino and Spa
Las Vegas

October 8-11, 2014
22nd Fall Conference<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex325d7ex04733&>
Trump National Doral Miami
Miami





Call for Nominations<http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-202aex324fe3x04733&>


The Section is accepting nominations for awards that recognize and honor individuals, entities, or organizations that have made significant accomplishments or demonstrated recognized leadership in the environment, energy, and natural resources legal area.

Nominations due May 5, 2014


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