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Environmental Law Links

Environmental Law Organizations and Law Firms

The Center for International Environmental Law
The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) is a public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded in 1989 to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world. CIEL provides a full range of environmental legal services in both international and comparative national law, including: policy research and publication, advice and advocacy, education and training, and institution building.

Community Rights Council
Community Rights Counsel (CRC) is a not-for-profit, public interest law firm based in Washington DC that was formed in 1997 to assist communities in protecting their health and welfare by regulating permissible land uses. CRC provides strategic assistance to state and local government attorneys in defending land use laws.

Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing-without charge-hundreds of public interest clients, large and small. Earthjustice works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat; and to achieve environmental justice. Regional office in Bozeman, MT.

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW)
The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW) gives public interest lawyers and scientists around the world the skills and resources they need to protect the environment through law. Grassroots lawyers from 10 countries founded E-LAW in 1989. Now, nearly 300 grassroots lawyers and scientists in 60 countries call on the E-LAW network for critical legal and scientific tools.

Environmental Law Net
Produced by David S. Blackmar, Esq. Environmental Law Net is a comprehensive, interactive resource for corporate counsel, environmental compliance managers, and others, providing direct access to federal, state, international, and tribal environmental laws and regulations, and valuable environmental

Southern Environmental Law Center
SELC is the only environmental organization dedicated solely to protecting the natural resources of the southeastern United States.

Western Environmental Law Center
The Western Environmental Law Center is a public interest law firm dedicated to defending the west. We proudly represent activists, Indian tribes, local governments, and citizen groups who seek to protect and restore the forests, rivers, grasslands, wildlife, and human communities of the west.

Wild Law
A non-profit environmental law firm defending the wild.


Federal Government Sites

Bureau of Land Management

Codes of Federal Regulations

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Federal Register - Environmental Documents Service
A searchable version of environmental documents published in the Federal Register. The EPA's Federal Register - Environmental Documents service does not go back further than October, 1994

National Marine Fisheries Service

National Parks Service

US Fish and Wildlife Endangered Species Program

US Forest Service

United States Code


Montana Government Sites

Montana Department of Environmental Quality

Montana Department of Justice

Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation

Montana Environmental Policy Act (pdf file)

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

Montana Legislature

Montana State Law Library

Montana Supreme Court

List of Montana State Agencies


Law Schools & Environmental Law Reviews

Pace University School of Law Virtual Environmental Law Library

Harvard Environmental Law Review

Indiana University School of Law Virtual Library

UC Berkeley Ecology Law Quarterly

Lewis and Clark Environmental Law


Other Resources

Environmental Law Links at UM Law Library

Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators Service
A fast, convenient, comprehensive online search service for finding information about environmental treaties and national resource indicators

FindLaw's Environmental Law Resources

National Library for the Environment
A universal, timely, and easy-to-use single-point entry to environmental information and data for the use of all participants in the environmental enterprise.

UM Law Career Resources Page
Under the Career Services link in Blackboard, look for the "Environmental Law" link under "Career Options."


(updated 2/20/10)


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