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Wallach v. Town of Dryden and Local Control of Hydraulic Fracturing

Wallach v. Town of Dryden and Local Control of Hydraulic Fracturing

By Carter Hall—November 20, 2014 at 11:03 a.m. On June 30 of this year the Court of Appeals of New York issued its final ruling in..

Upholding Clean Energy in Colorado—and Hopefully Beyond

By Samantha Caravello—November 17 at 7:26 a.m. Acting as laboratories for energy policy, some states have been much more effective than..

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..

Perpetuity Is Forever, Almost Always: Why It Is Wrong To Promote Amendment and Termination of Perpetual Conservation Easements

By Ann T. Schwing When a landowner makes a charitable gift of a conservation easement to a nonprofit organization or government entity and..

Understanding When Perpetual Is Not Forever: An Update to The Challenge and Response to Ann Taylor Schwing

By Jessica E. Jay Rarely in the legal discourse is an author afforded the opportunity to revisit and update a recently published law review..

In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon”

By Brendan Selby This Comment discusses the ongoing litigation arising from the oil spill around the Deepwater Horizon rig. In particular,..

When Perpetual is Not Forever: The Challenge of Changing Conditions, Amendment, and Termination of Perpetual Conservation Easements

By Jessica E. Jay As the use of perpetual conservation easements to protect private property for the public’s benefit grows in..

The Dormant Commerce Clause and Water Export: Toward a New Analytical Paradigm

By Christine A. Klein Facing water shortages, states struggle with competing impulses, desiring to restrict water exports to other states..