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Environmental Law: Electronic Databases

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To locate environmental law resources via Westlaw, go to All Content > Practice Areas > Energy & Environment.  The "Energy & Environment" databases include: 

Primary sources

  • Federal Environmental Briefs (FENV-BRIEF)
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Statutes Annotated- Multistate (MENV-ST)
  • Federal and State Cases
  • Federal and State Statutes
  • Federal and State Administrative Materials
  • Environmental Law Dockets
  • International & Foreign Environmental Regulations

Secondary sources

  • Black's Legal Dictionary (for terms such as toxic torts, natural resources, environmental)
  • Environmental Law Reports (ENV-RPTS)
  • Federal and State Environmental Data Resources (EDR) Materials
  • Daily Reports and Current Developments
  • Law Review, Legal Text, & Periodicals
  • Forms, Treatises, CLEs and Other Practice Material
  • Updates on legal activity of Corporations


To find environmental law resources via LexisNexis, start with "Go to Lexis Advance" > Practice Area or Industry > Environmental Law.  The "Environmental Law" databases include:

Primary sources

  • Federal & State Environmental Cases
  • Federal & State Statutes
  • Code of Federal Regulations- Environmental Titles
  • EPA Administrative Materials
  • Municipal Codes
  • Briefs, Motions, Pleadings, & Verdicts

 Secondary sources

  • Environmental Analysis, Law Reviews, & Journals
  • Gulf Oil Spill Resources
  • Emerging Issues
  • Environmental Reporters & CLEs
  • Forms & Drafting Instructions
  • Investigate Property, People, & Business
  • News

Bloomberg Law

To find environmental law resources via Bloomberg Law, go to Browse All Content > Practice Areas > Environment & Safety.  The "Environment & Safety" databases include: 

Primary sources

  • United States Code (USC)
  • US Congressional Bills
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Federal Register
  • Federal Rules
  • State and Federal Courts
  • State and Federal Opinions
  • Administrative Orders & Decisions
  • State and Federal Dockets
  • State and Federal Statutes

Secondary sources

  • Law Reports
  • Books and Treatises
  • Practice Manuals
  • Law Firm Research
  • Law Reviews & Journals
  • Bloomberg BNA Headnotes & Classification Outlines (Environmental)
  • News (Sustainability)

Other Legal Databases

Databases available through UF LIC website.

Non-Law Databases

Databases (available through UF George Smathers Libraries)

Free Databases

These free databases provide you with the full text of certain federal and state case law, statutes, regulations, and county or city ordinances.

Federal and State Agencies