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Farella Recognized Among the Leading Environmental Practices in the San Francisco Bay Area by The Recorder

April 9, 2012 Accolades

Farella Braun + Martel’s Environmental Law Department was recognized by The Recorder in its go-to list of 10 “Leading Environmental Practices” in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Recorder’s “Leading Environmental Practices”

Farella’s Environmental Law Department has a diverse skill set in complex environmental law and product stewardship, including litigation and counseling. It is respected as “having some of the best solution lawyers for significant issues,” and is recognized as a leading practice by Chambers USA, U.S. News and Best Lawyers in America.

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Emerging Contaminants: Coming to an NRD Site Near You!

What Are Emerging Contaminants? Emerging contaminants are chemicals in the environment for which the health risks—both human and ecological—remain unknown. They are also sometimes called contaminants of emerging concern, since the chemicals, or products...

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Farella Braun + Martel Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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Superfund’s Next Challenge: Small-Town PFAS Contamination

Sarah Bell is quoted in this article on the future of Superfund sites. In the article she said that it is very likely the EPA will identify more potential Superfund sites with PFOA and...

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California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation

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Re-Imagining Environmental Governance: The Future of Environmental Law

Not to dwell on the past, but I have been struck of late reading obituaries of certain leading figures in environmental law by a recurrent theme, which is essentially captured by the following quote...

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The Uncertain Future of California’s Vehicle Emission Standards

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News

Chris Locke Joins Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors

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Farella Assists Patagonia With Challenge to Federal Agencies’ Weakening of ESA Protections

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing CEQA’s New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

Wildfires pose an increasingly serious threat to the public and environment in California. So it should be no surprise that the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) amended Appendix G of California Environmental...

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Event

PFAS Litigation Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at Law Seminars International's PFAS Litigation Conference program, "Lines of Defense" on December 10. Details: Assessing and choosing among the legal options for defending toxic tort, mass tort, and...

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