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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

Mining

Predicting How a “Justice” Gorsuch Would Impact Environmental Law

Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit is presently being considered by the U.S. Senate for confirmation of his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Appointed by President Trump shortly after taking office, Judge Gorsuch would take the now long-vacant seat formerly held by Justice Antonin Scalia. More »

Andrew Bell

Emerging Contaminants Cause Regulatory Uncertainty for Water Suppliers and Landowners

Water suppliers and landowners are increasingly contending with a new generation of persistent contaminants, particularly perflourinated compounds. Perfluorinated compounds are chemicals that have historically been used in a variety of industrial and consumer products. 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 »