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Leading environmental
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

Wind farm

A New Approach by USFWS Over Wind Energy Avian Issues

An agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service that exempts EDF Renewable Energy wind projects from liability for the past take of protected birds may serve as a roadmap for wind farm operators seeking to avoid criminal enforcement. More

Marina Cassio

Marina Cassio

Marina Cassio’s practice focuses on environmental and natural resources litigation, permitting, and compliance. She helps public and private clients navigate issues related to environmental impact review, renewable energy development, endangered species and habitat protection, water rights disputes, clean air and clean water regulation, emerging climate change developments, and other environmental laws and regulations. More

Western Plains

The President’s Environmental “Net Benefit Goal” – The White House Sets a New Approach to Mitigation

On November 3, President Obama issued a memorandum directing that existing policies be revised to incorporate a new “net benefit goal” for mitigating impacts from natural resource use. More