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2013

Bill Hefner, Jim Mennell and Jim Payne named among “Best Lawyers” for 2014 by U.S. News

ELG attorneys Jim Payne, Bill Hefner, and Jim Mennell have again been chosen by their peers for inclusion on the list of The Best Lawyers in America® for 2014. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers employs an exhaustive annual peer-review survey of more than 50,000 attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of other lawyers practicing in the same and related specialties in their geographical area. Jim, Bill and Jim are grateful to again be selected by their peers in the Minnesota environmental bar for this honor.

ELG Named US News 2014 “Best Law Firm”

The Environmental Law Group, Ltd., has again been named a “Best Law Firm” in the 2014 list of the nation’s top law firms compiled by U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers. ELG was named a Tier 1 firm in the Minneapolis Metro area in the areas of Environmental Law and Water Law and a Tier 3 national firm in the area of Environmental Law.

Bill Hefner and Jeremy Greenhouse to Speak on Clean Air Act Enforcement at Conference on the Environment

ELG attorneys Bill Hefner and Jeremy Greenhouse will be featured speakers on November 12, 2013, at the 2013 Conference on the Environment, co-sponsored by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association and the Central States Environmental Association. Mr. Hefner and Mr. Greenhouse will speak on recent trends and case law developments in EPA’s New Source Review enforcement authority under the Clean Air Act and the five-year limitations period in 28 U.S.C. § 2462. Mr. Hefner will give a separate presentation on ever-changing regulation of greenhouse gases.

Jeremy Greenhouse to Speak on Environmental Law at St. Thomas University Law School

On October 23, 2013, ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse will appear as part of a panel at an event sponsored by the St. Thomas Law School environmental law section on careers in environmental law.

Jeremy Greenhouse to speak on Clean Water Act at Hamline University School of Law

On October 30, 2014, ELG attorney Jeremy Greenhouse will speak as part of a panel presentation entitled “Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit Program: Hot Topics and Practical Implications,” Hamline University School of Law, October 30, 2013.

Bill Hefner to Speak on Greenhouse Gas Regulation at AWMA Workshop

ELG attorney Bill Hefner will be a featured speaker at the Greenhouse Gas Regulation and Reporting Workshop put on by the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA) Upper Midwest Section on August 20, 2013. Mr. Hefner will be speaking on current and upcoming greenhouse-gas policy, rules and law.

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