NEW YORK – July 29, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP launched “Empire Environmental,” the second mini-series of its podcast, Legal Environmental Insights. The mini-series will examine environmental and energy issues impacting the State of New York.
In episode one of the mini-series, “National Environmental Policy Act’s (NEPA) Upcoming Changes,” shareholders Howard L. Nelson and Steven C. Russo discuss the application of NEPA to energy projects, review changes to NEPA regulations recently enacted by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), and review the influence of climate change on environmental impact statements.
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.
Listen to prior episodes:
- EPA & Enforcement Discretion During COVID-19
- What’s Next for Environmental Law?
- Before Making Pandemic Response Products, Consider Environmental Regulations
- Implementing Protection Measures as Employees Return to Work
About Greenberg Traurig’s New York 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 2,200 attorneys in 41 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. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.