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and energy lawyers.

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

Andrew Bell

Assessing the Lay of the Land - Status Review of Wildlife Permitting and Potential Paths Forward

On Tuesday, March 21, partner Andrew Bell will speak at the AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference in Austin, Texas. More »

Wolverine

Predicting the Future of the Future: ESA, Climate Change, and the Evolving Contours of “Best Available Science”

Recent cases involving imperiled species present interesting case studies of the tensions inherent in the Endangered Species Act in dealing with science, uncertainty, and the politics of climate change. The first of these cases addresses the ESA listing of the wolverine; the second, of the Beringia bearded seal. More »

Mining

EPA Issues Proposed Rule Requiring Financial Responsibility Requirements for Hardrock Mining Industry

Under a proposed Superfund regulation set to be published in the Federal Register any day, the Environmental Protection Agency would require hardrock mines to provide a financial guarantee covering estimated future cleanup costs at their facilities. More »