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Opportunities for Law Students

Are you a student who is interested in environmental, energy, and/or resources law? If so, you've come to the right place! The latest opportunities for you to get involved with the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) are listed on this page.

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New Book!

Clean Water Act Essentials, Third Edition

Clean Water Act Essentials: Third Edition provides legal practitioners, consultants, and other interested individuals with an overview of the CWA's complex framework of federal and state controls.

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ABA Environmental Justice Task Force

The EJTF has jurisdiction over matters affecting how both the ABA and its member lawyers address issues related to environmental justice in their practices. As set forth in Resolution 513 among other things, advocating for legislation and policy, and working with all levels of government to establish environmental justice laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and best practices that reflect the right of every human being to dignity and a clean and healthy environment.

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Section Podcast

The Section's podcast "Environmental Law Explored: A Podcast SEERies" invites top environmental, energy, and resources lawyers to discuss career development, legal issues, historical trends, and new developments in environmental law.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Resources

The SEER Special Committee for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging maintains a diversity resources webpage, which hosts a collection of programs, publications, and initiatives that relate to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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Make a Difference by Supporting ABA SEER

Donate to SEER

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

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United Nations Climate Change Conferences

As an official observer to the United Nations Climate Change Conferences, more commonly referred to as COP (Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC), the ABA participates in numerous programs to educate lawyers about their roles in getting to net zero.

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Sustainability Initiatives and Public Service

Get Involved

Public service is an integral part of SEER’s mission. We hold projects at Section conferences and partner with other organizations on sustainability-related initiatives.

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Environmental Justice Resources

This resource page serves as a forum for sharing knowledge about environmental justice in the legal field.

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2021 Administration Tracker Archive

Transition Tracker

Biden Administration

A collection of changes made under the Biden Administration that relate to environmental, energy, and resource issues. SEER members maintained this resource from February - July 2021. Updates are categorized by topic. Topics include: environment (general updates), air quality/climate, chemicals and contamination, energy, natural resources, and water.

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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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