The Enforcement Angle: The New Mexico Environment Department

Join Sidley for the Environmental Law Institute’s People Places Planet podcast series, “The Enforcement Angle.” Through this series, Sidley partners discuss state and federal enforcement of environmental laws and regulations with senior enforcement officials and thought leaders on environmental enforcement in the United States and globally. The featured guests offer their insights into the challenging environmental issues facing corporations today.

With its deeply forested mountains, unique rock formations, vast plains, and moonlike deserts, New Mexico — the fifth largest state of the nation — boasts a unique landscape. Tasked with protecting and restoring the environment while fostering a healthy and prosperous New Mexico for present and future generations, the New Mexico Environment Department covers a lot of ground.

In this latest episode, Justin Savage, Partner and the Global Co-Leader of the Environmental practice at Sidley, speaks with New Mexico Environment Secretary James Kenney and the former director of EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division, Doug Parker, now CEO and co-founder of Ecolumix, a data intelligence company that provides environmental performance data and advisory services to the ESG sector. Listen here.

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