Environmental Law & Litigation

  • Environmentally Speaking 040: Interview with Alisa Richardson

    Interview with Alisa Richardson This week we have a special guest for the podcast. We are interviewing Alisa Richardson! Alisa is a professional engineer and currently working with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. She is the acting administrator of the environmental division at that agency. Prior to being at DOT, Alisa worked for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Take…

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    Environmentally Speaking 039: Environmental Quiz

    Environmental Quiz Time for a POP Quiz Everybody! Play along with us this week and see how many questions you get right, It’s time to take your “Environmental quiz!”  In this episode Clarice is in the hot seat and Marisa is your game show host firing off environmental questions and seeing how many questions they can answer correctly.  Play along with us…

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    Environmentally Speaking 034: Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing

    Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing This week’s show starts with a friendly Public Service Announcement…. Don’t put your recycling in plastic bags… Thank you. O.K.! Now the topic we are covering this week is Cross-Examination. This is something that has happened recently at an administrative hearing and the decision the Providence superior court has made about it. But first, what…

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    Environmentally Speaking 030: Tragedy of The Commons

    Tragedy of the Commons This week we start the show of on something positive and share in the news of a company buying back old used furniture that you may have bought from them in the past. This bit of news is short-lived as we get into a serious topic this week the “Tragedy of Commons”. Ever heard of it?…

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    Environmentally Speaking 029: The Federal Endangered Species Act

    The Federal Endangered Species Act What is the Federal Endangered Species Act? This week we talk about how this act works and what it protects. Have you ever been seen signage or other infostructure that states humans cannot go into a particular area like a sand dune? Well, that’s because that area is trying to protect something called a critical…

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    Environmentally Speaking 024: Attorney-Client Communication

    In Episode 24 of Environmentally Speaking we discuss Attorney-Client Communication. It is important to look at the foundation between you and your attorney. What does that relationship look like? What are you both getting yourselves into? How many days before you can text back after the initial meeting? Communication between an attorney and their client is so sacrosanct and so…

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    Environmentally Speaking 023: Carbon Footprint

    Methane and carbon emissions are a big issue for everyone on the planet because they result in greenhouse gas increases which then contributes to the warming of the planet as a result of our atmosphere warming up, so it’s a major problem.       EP 23: Carbon Footprint CLARICE:  Hello, everybody.  Welcome to today’s episode of Environmentally Speaking.  Full…

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    Environmentally Speaking 022: Discovery

    This episode is all about Discovery. No, not the discovery of new land or things on the beach or in your woods, we are talking about things you can bring as evidence into court.       EP 22: Discovery MARISA: Good morning.  Good afternoon.  Good evening.  This is Environmentally Speaking.  I’m Marisa Desautel an environmental attorney with a few…

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    Environmentally Speaking 020: Oil Spills

       In this episode, we are going to discuss the Seekonk River oil spill. There have been two spills in this area over the past few months and we are going to discuss what happens if you have contaminated soil on a property, we will explain what a C-A-P is, (the environmental remediation industry will put into place as…

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    Environmentally Speaking 015: Water Discharging

    On this episode of Environmentally Speaking, Marisa and Clarice discuss environmental law and litigating regarding water discharging. LISTEN NOW:     EP 015 – Storm Water Discharging CLARICE:  Good morning, everybody. MARISA:  Oh, you’re saying good morning as though everyone’s listening to this before noon. CLARICE:  Oh, that’s true. MARISA:  Yeah. CLARICE:  Well, I’m having a good morning.  I don’t…

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  • Environmentally Speaking 040: Interview with Alisa Richardson

    Interview with Alisa Richardson This week we have a special guest for the podcast. We are interviewing Alisa Richardson! Alisa is a professional engineer and currently working with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. She is the acting administrator of the environmental division at that agency. Prior to being at DOT, Alisa worked for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Take…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 039: Environmental Quiz

    Environmental Quiz Time for a POP Quiz Everybody! Play along with us this week and see how many questions you get right, It’s time to take your “Environmental quiz!”  In this episode Clarice is in the hot seat and Marisa is your game show host firing off environmental questions and seeing how many questions they can answer correctly.  Play along with us…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 034: Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing

    Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing This week’s show starts with a friendly Public Service Announcement…. Don’t put your recycling in plastic bags… Thank you. O.K.! Now the topic we are covering this week is Cross-Examination. This is something that has happened recently at an administrative hearing and the decision the Providence superior court has made about it. But first, what…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 030: Tragedy of The Commons

    Tragedy of the Commons This week we start the show of on something positive and share in the news of a company buying back old used furniture that you may have bought from them in the past. This bit of news is short-lived as we get into a serious topic this week the “Tragedy of Commons”. Ever heard of it?…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 029: The Federal Endangered Species Act

    The Federal Endangered Species Act What is the Federal Endangered Species Act? This week we talk about how this act works and what it protects. Have you ever been seen signage or other infostructure that states humans cannot go into a particular area like a sand dune? Well, that’s because that area is trying to protect something called a critical…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 024: Attorney-Client Communication

    In Episode 24 of Environmentally Speaking we discuss Attorney-Client Communication. It is important to look at the foundation between you and your attorney. What does that relationship look like? What are you both getting yourselves into? How many days before you can text back after the initial meeting? Communication between an attorney and their client is so sacrosanct and so…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 023: Carbon Footprint

    Methane and carbon emissions are a big issue for everyone on the planet because they result in greenhouse gas increases which then contributes to the warming of the planet as a result of our atmosphere warming up, so it’s a major problem.       EP 23: Carbon Footprint CLARICE:  Hello, everybody.  Welcome to today’s episode of Environmentally Speaking.  Full…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 022: Discovery

    This episode is all about Discovery. No, not the discovery of new land or things on the beach or in your woods, we are talking about things you can bring as evidence into court.       EP 22: Discovery MARISA: Good morning.  Good afternoon.  Good evening.  This is Environmentally Speaking.  I’m Marisa Desautel an environmental attorney with a few…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 020: Oil Spills

       In this episode, we are going to discuss the Seekonk River oil spill. There have been two spills in this area over the past few months and we are going to discuss what happens if you have contaminated soil on a property, we will explain what a C-A-P is, (the environmental remediation industry will put into place as…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 015: Water Discharging

    On this episode of Environmentally Speaking, Marisa and Clarice discuss environmental law and litigating regarding water discharging. LISTEN NOW:     EP 015 – Storm Water Discharging CLARICE:  Good morning, everybody. MARISA:  Oh, you’re saying good morning as though everyone’s listening to this before noon. CLARICE:  Oh, that’s true. MARISA:  Yeah. CLARICE:  Well, I’m having a good morning.  I don’t…

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