Environmental & Energy Litigation

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Sound Advice

Artificial Intelligence in the Electricity Industry
Navigant Economics’ Meredith Holmes and Scott Carr discuss the implementation of artificial intelligence in the electricity industry. (9:36 min.)

Superfund Task Force Recommendations: A Summary
Shortly after taking over as EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt convened a task force to provide recommendations for restructuring and streamlining the Superfund cleanup process. Megan Baroni summarizes the 42 recommendations developed by the task force. (12:52 min.)

Tips for Young Lawyers Working with Experts
Litigator Andrew Sawula explains consulting vs. testifying experts, then focuses on best practices for getting the most out of your experts. (8:13 min)

Federal Jurisdiction over Waters and Wetlands under the Clean Water Act
Parker Moore summarizes the major points in the new proposed rules and shares impressions from the perspective of industry people. (16:00 min.)

What Do Lawyers Need to Know About Fracking?
Resource extraction for transitional fuels such as natural gas is controversial. Fracking expert Erica Levine-Powers discusses the process and its many ramifications. (8:54 min)

Control of Well Policies
Longtime litigator George Lugrin discusses control of well policies—also known as “blow out” insurance—and traces the history of this specialty line of insurance and how it applies today. (17:41 min)

Advice on Becoming Go-To Counsel
Longtime general counsel Gregory Brown outlines ways that outside counsel can become the “go-to counsel” for their corporate clients. (11:01 min)

Clean Air Act Cases Involving the New Source Review Program
Andrew Sawula outlines New Source Review (NSR) cases pending in three separate federal appeals courts. (10:26 min)

Revisions to Green Marketing Guides from the Federal Trade Commission Jeanne Barnum outlines new FTC revisions designed to help marketers ensure that their claims are non-deceptive. (7:59 min)

Defending CERCLA Actions – What is Your Duty?
Jodi Spencer Johnson discusses when the duty to defend these environmental-cleanup actions actually begins. (6:50 min)

 


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