Environmental Law Section
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a preliminary draft of its multi-year study assessing the potential impact on drinking water resources of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas. Click here to read more.
On Wednesday, July 29 from 8:30 a.m. to noon the IndyBar will host Effective Use of Experts in Construction Debates, which features eight leading legal professionals from around the region. Click here for more information.
On Tuesday, June 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed State of West Virginia et al v. Environmental Protection Agency. Indiana was one of 14 petitioners in the case. Click here for Gov. Pence's statement.
On Tuesday, June 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected challenges to the US EPA’s powers regarding ozone pollution. Click here for more information.
Check out this post for a helpful guide on what's in the new EPA Clean Water Rule, which was issued Wednesday, May 27.
The purpose of the IndyBar Environmental Law section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of environmental law and to promote and increase dialogue between legal practitioners in that field. The section studies and reports upon the proposed, necessary and desirable legislation; encourages members of the Association interested in the problems of environmental law to meet and confer upon their various problems through this section; promotes the legal education of members of the Bar and the public on the problems of environmental law through the sponsoring of meetings, and conferences in the field of environmental law.
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A Message from the Section Chair
“Welcome to the online home of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Environmental Law section. As the 2015 chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section, whether that means attending our educational programming, networking with colleagues at a social event or volunteering for service on the section's executive committee.”
Jeffrey Stemerick - 2015 Environmental Law Section Chair - Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP