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Crowell & Moring Client Fights to Build Wind Farm
October 22, 2009 — The Washington Post

Crowell & Moring LLP client Invenergy Wind LLC is featured for its fight to build a wind farm in Greenbrier County, WV. The first of its kind case presents important issues of first impression for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and its relationship to wind energy projects on private lands. Crowell & Moring defended Invenergy in a four-day bench trial in federal court in Greenbelt, MD that concluded on October 29. The ruling is forthcoming. The trial team included partners Clifford J. Zatz and Kirsten L. Nathanson, associates Jessica A. Hall, and Antonio Gonzalez Mendoza, with support from ESA attorneys Steven P. Quarles, J. Michael Klise, and Thomas R. Lundquist.

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Related Professionals: Clifford J. Zatz, Kirsten L. Nathanson

Crowell Mines Patton, EPA, DOI For 7 Enviro Attys
August 19, 2009 — Energy Law360 and Environmental Law360
Crowell & Moring LLP’s recent addition of seven senior lawyers to the firm’s Environment & Natural Resources Group was featured in Energy and Environment Law360.

The additions further enhances Crowell & Moring's nationally recognized energy, resource development, and climate change practices and included five partners along with two senior attorneys from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Interior. The article also highlighted the opening of a Crowell & Moring office in Anchorage, AK,

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The Sky’s the Limit
June 30, 2007 —
Co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s Environment & Natural Resources Group, and former general counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ann R. Klee is featured for her comments on climate change, environmental regulations in Europe, and the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) regulations. While the U.S. has a lengthy history of REACH regulations it remains to be seen if the U.S. will model its rules after the European Union.

June 2007 – The In-House Lawyer
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Riding Out the Storm: Builders Interests Protected By Court's Decision to keep the Public Out Of the General Permit Process
August 1, 2005 — Big Builder

Environment  & Natural Resources partner R. Timothy McCrum is featured for his client work regarding a significant ruling in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court.

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