Seven Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers led by Senior Counsel Jeff Civins, along with other members of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, updated chapters in the recently released 2021-2022 edition of the Texas Environmental Law treatise published by Thomson Reuters.
The Haynes Boone contributors include Partners Ann Al-Bahish, Michael Mazzone, Mary Mendoza, Adam Sencenbaugh and Leslie Thorne, and Associates Carlos Carrasco and Andrew Van Osselaer.
The book, which is a project of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, is co-edited by Civins, Baker Botts Senior Counsel Aileen Hooks and Lyn Clancy, Senior Water Policy Advisor for the Lower Colorado River Authority. Civins is a former chair of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section and chairs the section’s annual Texas Environmental Superconference.
The book provides an analytical discussion of relevant state and federal legislation and applicable caselaw, as well as an overview of pertinent state agencies, administrative procedures, and enforcement. Topics explored in the updated treatise include: solid waste; drilling, completing, and producing oil or gas wells; the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act; EPA risk evaluation for asbestos; recent legislation, rules, and EPA determinations regarding drinking water; and COVID-19 Response planning and management.
Under the direction of Civins, the treatise has been updated annually since the first edition was published in 1997.
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