Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

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

Join the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

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.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

48th Spring Conference

Join us from March 27-29, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Denver . Our 2019 Opening Keynote Speakers: From L to R: Kim Marotta, Global Senior Director Sustainability and Alcohol Policy, Molson Coors, Philip J. Weiser, Colorado Attorney General, and Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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37th Water Law Keynote Speakers

Join us for a Special Masters interview with Deborah E. Greenspan, Special Master, Blank Rome LLP and Kristin A. Linsley, Special Master, Gibson Dunn. The conference will take place from March 26-27, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Denver.

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NR&E Call for Proposals

The topic for the Fall 2019 issue of NR&E will be Mining the Land, Mining the Seas. The editors seek articles exploring legal and regulatory issues related to the extraction of natural resources from the Earth’s land and seas. Proposals are due Feb. 19, 2019.

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Become a Section Sponsor

Law firm and corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for 2019. 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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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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About Trends

Trends is the Section's bi-monthly electronic newsletter of current developments and Section news. Section members receive Trends as a member benefit and they can view past issues archived online.

Jan/Feb 2019

In this issue, Section chair Amy Edwards provides an update on Section and ABA endeavors. Also Justice Kavanaugh and individual liberty, groundwater, habitat protection, PFAS, water apportionment, and more.

About NR&E

Natural Resources & Environment (NR&E) is the Section’s quarterly magazine of practical, informative articles for practitioners. Section members receive NR&E as a member benefit and they can view past issues archived online. Subscriptions to NR&E are also available.

Fall '18: Global Trends

The theme of the Fall 2018 issue is "Global Trends." Articles explore global conservation, Paris agreement alliance in India, Global Trends in Protection of Migratory Birds, Global Elimination of Lead Paint, and more.

Waters of the United States

Keep up to date on the ever changing landscape of CWA jurisdiction. It contains a rich array of information, including key background documents, cases, and links to other resources.

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Alter Echo Expert Insight Panel

Watch the Expert Insights Panel by Alter Echo at our 26th Fall Conference in San Diego, CA.

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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 10,000 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