Date Chartered: 1/1/1973


The Section on Environmental Law promotes the communication of ideas, interests, and activities among members and makes recommendations on matters of interest in the teaching and improvement of the law relating to natural resources and the environment.

Leadership   Listserv & Member-Only Content

Annual Meeting Programs


Administrative Law, Environmental Law, and Natural Resources & Energy Law Joint Program
Field Trip
Agricultural and Food Law (Co-sponsored by Environmental Law)
Immigration Law (Co-sponsored by Environmental Law)
North American Cooperation (Co-sponsored by Environmental Law)


Main Program
Field Trip
Works in Progress


Call for Papers

Joint with Sections on Administrative Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law

The AALS Sections on Administrative Law, Environmental Law, and on Natural Resources & Energy Law are jointly sponsoring a panel on “Agency Action on Environmental and Natural Resources Law in the Trump Era.” The workshop will feature a plenary session with several short talks on cross-cutting administrative law themes that will stimulate new ideas, followed by moderated discussions in small groups.

Submission guidelines: If you are interested in giving a short talk (6-7 minutes) during one of the plenary sessions on a cross-cutting administrative law theme, please submit an abstract of 500 words of your proposed talk by August 1, 2019 to Jack Beerman, Heidi Robertson, and Sharmila Murthy.

More details are available in the complete call for papers.