Welcome! Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon is an amazing place to study environmental law, natural resources law, and energy law. Our environmental law program is considered one of the top environmental law programs in the country - currently ranked # 1 by the U.S. News & World Report. Check out our online brochure, newsletters, LLM Environmental Law program, and the “GreenFlash” below, and you will see that our faculty, students, and alums are extraordinary. Please contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions. We hope to hear from you!
GreenFlash: Updates from the Environmental Law Program
Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Law program has once again been recognized as the best in the country. US News and World Report recently released its annual rankings of top specialty law programs, and Lewis & Clark is rated #1. In environmental law courses, students learn about energy law and policy, conservation of natural resources, sustainable development, global warming and more. Our passionate faculty, students, alums and staff are the heart of our program.
Today, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP) that governs the discharge of 21 billion gallons annually of ballast water—laden with invasive species—to the nation’s waters.
Don’t miss the award ceremony for the distinguished graduates and the Williamson award; it will be at 5:30pm on October 8th, just before the start of the Distinguished Visitor lecture by Rena Steinzor. All are welcome.
Prof. Dan Rohlf is quoted in this Seattle Times article about a controversial federal cormorant culling program under which federal agents could eventually kill as many as 11,000 adult double-crested cormorants and destroy even more nests in the estuary of the Columbia River as part of a plan to save native salmon.
Harsh Bhati, a new LLM student from India, recently co-authored an article on Waste to Energy projects in India which was published in the Environmental Policy and Law IOS Press.
November 4th, 2015
The Honorable Milan D. Smith, Jr. to give third annual James L. Huffman Lecture
THE HONORABLE MILAN D. SMITH, JR., of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will deliver the 3rd Annual James L. Huffman lecture in honor of the Western Resources Legal Center on November 4, 2015 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis & Clark Law School.