Environmental Law Section

The section informs its members of local, state and national environmental laws and regulations. The section coordinates annual substantive continuing legal education programs on environmental law and produces a quarterly newsletter.

Chambliss Bahner
605 Chestnut St 1700 Liberty Twr
Chattanooga, TN 374500019
Immediate Past Chair
Dickinson Wright, PLLC
424 Church Street, Suite 1401
Nashville, TN 37219
TN Dept of Environment &...
312 Rosa L Parks Ave., 2nd floor
Nashville, TN 37243

UT Law Student Wins Environmental Writing Competition

The TBA Environmental Law Section announced Grant Ruhl, a student at the University of Tennessee College of Law, is the winner of the 2016 Jon E. Hastings Memorial Award Writing Competition. The annual section-sponsored contest is a juried competition for the best legal writing on a topic of Tennessee or federal environmental law and is open to law students enrolled in a Tennessee law school. Ruhl's paper, "An Unpopular Victory: Exploring EPA's 2015 Ozone NAAQS Revisions," addresses the EPA's updated Clean Air Act standard for ozone.

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UT Law Hosts Environmental and Social Justice Conference

The University of Tennessee College of Law will host the Appalachian Environmental and Social Justice Conference this weekend in Knoxville. The international, three-day conference will focus on environmental and social justice throughout the Appalachian region. Law school alumna and federal judge Pamela L. Reeves will deliver the Saturday keynote address on “Mediating the Kingston Coal Ash Spill.” Registration is $35 per day or $60 for the entire weekend. The conference is free to all undergraduate and graduate students. Register online here.

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