Section Information

If you are interested in becoming a member of Environment & Natural Resources Section, please forward dues payment in the amount of $25 to: SC Bar, Attn: Tara G. Caine, P.O. Box 608, Columbia, SC 29202. Please make checks payable to the SC Bar and note in the memo portion Enviro Dues.

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SC/NC/GA Environmental CLE
May 11-12, 2018
Renaissance Hotel, Asheville, NC

Section Goals

1. Conduct a Section CLE at the SC Bar Convention.

2. Provide program support to the South Carolina Administrative and Regulatory Law Association (SCAARLA) at its annual seminar.

3. Continue to improve communications between the South Carolina Bar Environment & Natural Resources Section and the ABA Section of Environment, Energy & Resources in order to elevate the profile of the South Carolina Section within the ABA and to actively share information with the Section members on resources available through the ABA.

4. Continue to update and provide quality information on the Section website by including significant developments in legislation, frequently asked questions, links to legal resources and upcoming events.

5. Continue to provide an annual report to Section members to include annual highlights, legislation updates, important cases, etc.

6. Produce online CLEs and distance learning programs, including seeking volunteers from the Section to speak on topics that will be available for online CLE credit.

7. Co-sponsor an Environmental Law Section Joint Conference with the State Bar of George and the North Carolina Bar Association scheduled for May 4-5, 2018, in Asheville, NC.

2016 Bar Convention Materials

Click here to access the materials for the 2016 Bar Convention seminar.

  • Hot Ethics Issues for Environmental/Regulatory Practitioners 
  • Administrative Law Court Update
  • Recent Developments in Bringing and Defending Environmental Whistleblower Claims
  • Thinking About August 27, 2015 & The States of Georgia & North Dakota & Federal EPA: The Strange On-Going Tale of the “Waters of the United States”

Helpful Links

ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
Environmental Law Institute
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
S.C. Administrative Law Court
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
S.C. Department of Natural Resources
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Envronmental Protection Agency


Staff Contact:
Tara Caine
(803) 799-6653, ext. 146