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Future Bright for Environmental Lawyers, Panel Says

The 1970s signaled the first wave of modern environmental law with the passage of the Clean Air Act and other legislation designed to tackle the environmental problem of the day: air, water, and ground pollution. Today, issues related to climate change, carbon trading, water scarcity, and bulging landfills have given rise to rapidly expanding environmental law offices at private firms, NGOs, and government agencies at all levels.