Tag Archives

Exploring the EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations with Professor Jody Freeman and Professor Richard Lazarus

Exploring the EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations with Professor Jody Freeman and Professor Richard Lazarus

By Samantha Caravello -— October 14 at 12:11 p.m. In June, EPA released a proposed rule for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from..

Pebble Mine and EPA’s Veto Authority Under the Clean Water Act

By Cecilia Segal -— October 7 at 9:50 a.m. Since 2011, the Pebble Limited Partnership (“PLP”) has been attempting to build a..

Promises and Pitfalls in China’s New Environmental Protection Law

By Daniel Carpenter-Gold—September 14 at 6:30 p.m. To read more on this topic, look for Mr. Carpenter-Gold’s student note in the..

It’s Raining Cert Petitions!: Last Term’s Biggest Supreme Court News

By Richard Lazarus — Sep. 11, 2014 at 9:05 a.m. This article originally appeared in the September/October 2014 issue of The..

Unilateral Climate Action and Collective Change: What Can University Divestment Do?

By Daniel Carpenter-Gold — June 2 at 5:40pm This blog post contains the views of the author alone, and does not necessarily reflect..

A “Blunt Withdrawal”? Bars on Citizen Suits for Toxic Site Cleanup

By Margot J. Pollans Throughout the history of federal statutory environmental law, citizen suits have played a key role in enforcement...

Ten Ways States Can Combat Ocean Acidification (and Why They Should)

By Ryan P. Kelly and Margaret R. Caldwell The ocean is becoming more acidic worldwide as a result of increasing atmospheric concentrations..

Changing Climate, Unchanging Act, Improvising Agency, Enabling Court: The Story of Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA

By Laura King Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA follows from and amplifies the Supreme Court’s decision in Massachusetts v...

Ocean Governance for the 21st Century: Making Marine Zoning Climate Change Adaptable

By Robin Kundis Craig The variety of anthropogenic stressors to the marine environment — including, increasingly, climate change — and..

The Endangered Species Act’s Fall From Grace in the Supreme Court

By J.B. Ruhl Thirty-five years ago, the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) had as auspicious a debut in the U.S. Supreme Court as any..