Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

The premier forum for strategies and information for environmental, energy, and resource lawyers, advisors, and decision-makers.

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The Section is committed to providing members with opportunities to enhance professional skills, stay on top of current developments, and dialogue in environmental, energy, and natural resources law.

Section Blogposts

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A Military Path to Becoming an Environmental Lawyer

Section leadership has started blogging as a way to stay in touch with members. In this latest post, John Cruden, past Section Chair, discusses his military career and how it put him on the path to becoming an environmental lawyer.

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Leadership Development Program Applications Due July 20

Interested in learning more about SEER and taking on a Section leadership role in the future? Check out the many benefits this program offers.

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COVID-19 & SEER Resources

As the outbreak of COVID-19 creates ever-changing legal implications across many areas, the Section wants to provide you with resources and benefits to help you navigate legal issues during this time. Access these resources today.

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SEER Connect

Join this new, exclusive online community site for ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) members to connect and interact. Find Hot News and the latest Case Summaries in the Environmental Community.

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Your gift to the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources will help maintain the Section’s public service and educational programs.

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Climate change resolution

Resolution 111 Adopted

The House of Delegates have adopted Res 111 which urges U.S., state, territorial and tribal governments to take leadership role to address climate change; urges Congress and POTUS to sign appropriate climate change legislation.

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Become a Section Sponsor

Law firm and corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for 2020. Our sponsorship program provides sponsorship levels, with varying levels of participation and benefits. By becoming a sponsor, you will be recognized as a proud supporter of ABA SEER and its stellar programming.

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About the Section

The mission of the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources is to be the premier forum for lawyers working in areas related to the environment, natural resources, and energy. The Section is committed to providing members with opportunities to enhance professional skills, stay on top of developments and to participate in dialogue in these substantive areas. It represents more than 7,500 members with a wide range of professional interests. This chance to meet and network with peers is invaluable. The Section keeps its members abreast of development trends, current court decisions, legislative initiatives, and statutes concerning environmental, natural resources, and energy law.

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SEER staff can be contacted using this online form, or by calling 312-988-5625 or emailing environ@americanbar.org.