Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) fosters the success of a diverse community of environmental, energy, and resources lawyers, advisors, law students, and decision-makers and provides a premier forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

Join the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

The Section is committed to providing members with opportunities to enhance professional skills, stay on top of current developments, and dialogue in environmental, energy, and natural resources law.

Administration Transition Tracker

Transition Tracker

Biden Administration

Visit this page often to view a collection of changes recently made under the Biden Administration that relate to environmental, energy, and resources law.

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New Pro Bono Initiative

Volunteer to participate in a pro bono project. Opportunities range from providing legal advice or conducting research for community-based projects to drafting and peer reviewing model legislation.

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COVID-19 & SEER Resources

As the outbreak of COVID-19 creates ever-changing legal implications across many areas, the Section wants to provide you with resources and benefits to help you navigate legal issues during this time. Access these resources today.

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Practice Forward Amid COVID-19

Move your practice and the legal profession forward during the pandemic and beyond with continually updated tools and resources

SEER Connect

Join this new, exclusive online community site for ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) members to connect and interact. Find Hot News and the latest Case Summaries in the Environmental Community.

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2020-2021 Leadership

The 2020-2021 ABA SEER Leadership Listing provides the names of those serving in leadership positions (council, chairs) in this ABA year.

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Support our Projects and Programs

Donate to SEER

Your gift to the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources will help maintain the Section’s public service and educational programs.

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Climate change resolution

Resolution 111 Adopted

The House of Delegates have adopted Res 111 which urges U.S., state, territorial and tribal governments to take leadership role to address climate change; urges Congress and POTUS to sign appropriate climate change legislation.

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Expert Insight Panel: AlterEcho

Let's Get Ready to Remediate! (And Fast): Insider Tips to Streamlining Remediation

AlterEcho takes you for a quick tour of more efficient ways to help clients traverse the often slow and uneven road to effective, cost-saving clean-ups of hazardous waste sites. (Presented at the 28th Fall Conference.)

About the Section

The mission of the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources is to be the premier forum for lawyers working in areas related to the environment, natural resources, and energy. The Section is committed to providing members with opportunities to enhance professional skills, stay on top of developments and to participate in dialogue in these substantive areas. It represents more than 7,500 members with a wide range of professional interests. This chance to meet and network with peers is invaluable. The Section keeps its members abreast of development trends, current court decisions, legislative initiatives, and statutes concerning environmental, natural resources, and energy law.

Contact Us

SEER staff can be contacted using this online form, or by calling 312-988-5625 or emailing environ@americanbar.org.