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.

Chair
Dickinson Wright, PLLC
424 Church Street, Suite 1401
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)620-1716
Immediate Past Chair
TDEC- Office of General Counsel
312 Rosa L Parks Ave 2nd Fl
Nashville, TN 37219-2310
(615)253-2027
Vice-Chair
Chambliss Bahner
605 Chestnut St 1700 Liberty Twr
Chattanooga, TN 374500019
(423)757-0207

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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Memphis Law School, City Hire Neighborhood Preservation Fellow

The University of Memphis School of Law and the city of Memphis have hired Brittany Williams as the city’s first Neighborhood Preservation fellow. In her new role, Williams will represent the city in litigation against owners of blighted property and will work with students enrolled in the school’s Neighborhood Preservation Clinic, the Memphis Daily News reports.

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