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Environmental Law Section

The Environmental Law Section deals with legal and technical aspects of federal, state, and local environmental regulatory programs and related litigation. Topics include air and water quality and solid and hazardous waste issues, environmental remediation, toxic tort and citizen suits, environmental impact statements, endangered species problems, toxic and hazardous substances and environmental insurance. The section monitors statutes, regulations, and court opinions to keep its members informed of current and developing trends in environmental law and policy. Members of the section serve as editors for natural resources and environmental law articles in The Colorado Lawyer

The 2015/2016 CBA Section Chair: Ann Rhodes


2015/2016 CLE Luncheon Dates and Locations (3rd Tuesday of the month):

September 22, 2015-EPA

October 23, 2015-NCAR

November 17, 2015-Bryan Cave HRO

-Good Sam House Subcommittee Hearing Testimony

January 19, 2016-Waters of the US @ Bryan Cave

January 29, 2016 - Environmental Ethics & Justice Panel @ CBA Offices

February 23, 2016- Recycling Produced Waters @ Faegre Baker Daniels

March 15, 2016-Governor’s Energy Task Force w/ Natural Resources Section @ EPA

April 19, 2016-Greening the Marijuana Industry @ Bryan Cave

May 17, 2016 - Future of Enforcement (including drones) @ EPA

September 20, 2016 - Brownfield/Infill in Denver @ EPA



Upcoming External Events:

ABA Water Law Conference

12th Annual Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law


CBA Staff Liaison: Rebecca Spence,