NEW YORK – NOV. 10, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has released a new episode of Legal Environmental Insights, “What A Biden Administration Means For New York Environmental and Energy Policy.” This episode is a part of the podcast’s Empire Environmental mini-series focused on environmental and energy issues impacting the State of New York.
In this episode, Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Steven C. Russo and Zackary D. Knaub discuss how the new administration may impact energy and environmental law in New York. The two discuss how Biden’s election could unleash a flurry of new infrastructure projects, prioritize climate change and renewable energy, and increase enforcement of environmental laws and regulations in the state.
The firm’s Legal Environmental Insights podcast launched on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, 2020. The podcast’s mission is to offer comprehensive summaries and concrete takeaways on the latest developments and trends in environmental law. It is designed to help business leaders, in-house counsel, and entrepreneurs stay current on environmental laws that impact their businesses.
Prior episodes include:
- New York Renewable Energy Siting, An Interview with Julie Tighe President of NYLCV
- EPA Finalizes Rule Limiting States’ Energy Veto Authority
- National Environmental Policy Act’s (NEPA) Recent Changes
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s New York Environmental Practice brings together legal, legislative, and industry professionals to represent clients in permitting matters and associated environmental review, Brownfields, transactions, regulatory enforcement, administrative proceedings, and litigation. They represent clients on large mixed-use and residential development projects, transportation, energy, waste management, sewage treatment and drinking water, and all laws and regulations applicable thereto, including all major federal environmental statues as well as local zoning laws and ordinances. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2019 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com