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New York v. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

New York v. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

By Hillary H. Harnett The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (“NRC” or “the Commission”) licenses and regulates the..

Smart Regulation and Federalism for the Smart Grid

By Joel B. Eisen This Article examines the “Smart Grid,” a set of concepts, technologies, and operating practices that may transform..

Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. EPA

By Joshua Purtle Cite as: Joshua Purtle, Comment, Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. EPA, 37 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 283 (2013).

Sackett v. EPA

By Turner Smith and Margaret Holden The Supreme Court has historically maintained a complicated, tumultuous relationship with Clean Water..

Wilderness, the Courts, and the Effect of Politics on Judicial Decisionmaking

By Peter A. Appel Empirical analyses of cases from federal courts have attempted to determine the effect of judges’ political ideology on..

The Obama Administration’s National Auto Policy: Lessons from the “Car Deal”

By Jody Freeman This Article is the first comprehensive analysis of the Obama Administration’s national auto policy, which set the first..

Expanding Regional Renewable Governance

By Hannah Wiseman Energy drives economies and quality of life, yet accessible traditional fuels are increasingly scarce. Federal, state,..

Comment: Howmet Corp. v. EPA

By Nathan Kilbert In Howmet Corp. v. EPA, 614 F.3d 544 (D.C. Cir. 2010), the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld..

Rules Without Reasons: The Diminishing Role of Statutory Policy and Equitable Discretion in the Law of NEPA Remedies

By Daniel Mach Historically, the law governing injunctive relief for violations of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970 has been..