Hannah Bentley, APC, Esq.Hannah Bentley, APC, Esq. represents individuals and entities in municipal and environmental litigation
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Local Governments in International Climate Negotiations
ABA Journal of Natural Resources & Environment
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Waxman Markey in the Senate
California Environmental Law Reporter
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Federal Green Stimulus? Think Transit
Carbon Market North America
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SB 375: Climate Change, Transportation & Redevelopment
CRA Building Better Communities Magazine
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Climate Change Law & Preemption
Argent Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter
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Climate Change and Preemption -- Guest Commentary
Carbon Market North America
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Climate Change & Redevelopment in California
California Environmental Law Reporter
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Global Warming & California Water
California Water Law & Policy Reporter
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AB 32 and CEQA for Local Agencies
California Environmental Law Reporter
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  • California Energy Commission and Stimulus Bill Incentives for Green Infrastructure, California Environmental Law Reporter (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender), Summer/Fall 2009.

Prior Engagements

Presentations

  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Law Week Luncheon: SB375 and CEQA (April 30, 2009).
  • California Redevelopment Association, Legal Issues Symposium, Anaheim, August 2008, “Climate Change and
    Redevelopment: Why Increased Financial Incentives and Reduced CEQA Burdens Are Necessary Under A.B. 32”
    (speaker and organizer) – CLE Panel Presentation.
  • Association of California Water Agencies, Fall Meeting 2007, Indian Wells, “A.B. 32 and CEQA for Water Agencies”
    (moderator and organizer) – CLE Panel Presentation.
  • Special Districts Institute, Certificate Program, Downtown Disney Paradise Cove, 2007: “A.B. 32: Duties and
    Opportunities for Local Agencies” – Luncheon Address.
  • State Bar of California Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite, Panelist, federal Clean Air Act issues:
    transportation conformity – CLE Panel Presentation.

Publications

  • "Federal Green Stimulus? Think Transit," Carbon Market North America (Point Carbon, www.pointcarbon.com) ,Vol 4, Issue 3 (Jan. 23, 2009)
  • Climate Change and Redevelopment Article, California Redevelopment Association Building Better Communities Magazine (October, 2008).
  • “State and Regional Climate Change Initiatives, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and Preemption: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going,” Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter (Argent Communications),
    July 2008.
  • “Federal Climate Bill Must Preserve Early Action Incentives,” Guest Commentary, Carbon Market North America (Point Carbon, www.pointcarbon.com), Vol. 3, Issue 13 (July 2, 2008).
  • Guest Contributing Editor, Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter, Premier Issue, Apr. 2008.
  • “Climate Change, Land Use and ‘Smart Growth’: Redevelopment Holds Key to a Better Future,” California Environmental
    Law Reporter
    (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender), Apr. 2008.
  • “Global Warming and California Water: As the State Develops Its Response, the Water Industry Anticipates Impacts
    and Solutions,” California Water Law & Policy Reporter (Argent Communications), Nov. 2007.
  • “A.B. 32 and CEQA: What Must Local Agencies Do?,” California Environmental Law Reporter, May 2007.

Hannah has also authored chapters in LexisNexis/Matthew Bender California Practice Guides for Litigation on Federal Practice in California (“Settlement”), California Business Torts (“Commercial Defamation”), California Contracts, and Enforcement of Judgments.