November/December 2010 Issue

Table of Contents


Views from the Chair
Steven G. McKinney…2

Section Spotlight…3

In Brief
Theodore L. Garrett…10

Calendar of Section Events…11


Management and oversight of offshore oil and gas—the need for change
Michael LeVine and Andrew Hartsig…1

Biomass energy: Are trees always green?
Will Reisinger and Megan De Lisi…4

Cape Wind: Charting a new course for a clean energy future
Susan M. Reid…6

Clearing the (jurisdictional) air on feed-in tariffs
Lyle D. Larson…7

29th Annual Water Law Conference: Water law conflicts in practice
Elizabeth Newlin Taylor and Craig Wilson…8

Nuclear energy powers up, but challenges remain…
Kimberly Reome and Tim Parr…9

Renewable energy: Streamlining review under NEPA and the ESA
David M. Ivester and Christian L. Marsh…12

Lawyers for One Million Trees
Francine M. Ffolkes…15


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