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Marten Law has built a national reputation as a leader in environmental and energy law. Our team of lawyers includes recognized authorities in alternative energy, climate change, air quality, hazardous and solid waste, water resources and water quality, fisheries, environmental review and permitting, and a host of other issues that our business and public clients confront every day. Unlike general practice firms, we focus on one practice area, so that we can be the best at it in the country. More

New California Law Will Require Manufacturers to Disclose Ingredients in Cleaning Products, Air Fresheners, and Automotive Products

On October 15, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act into state law. More »

End of a Long Dry Road: Federal Court Of Claims Rejects Klamath Farmers’ Takings Claims

In a seventy-five page opinion, the United States Court of Federal Claims in September brought to a bitter end takings litigation that began 16 years ago, in 2001. More »

Permit Denials for Pacific Northwest Coal Terminals Raise Question of Precedent for Major Waterway Projects

In late September 2017, the Washington Department of Ecology denied a request by Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview for Section 401 Water Quality Certification for its proposed coal export terminal near Longview, Washington. More »