Joseph DeQuarto

Landmark Environmental Rules Slated for Overhaul

A proposed rule aims to facilitate economic growth at the expense of federal environmental reviews.

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

EPA’s proposed relaxation of a rule restricting water pollution from coal plants generates controversy.

Automakers Prefer Self-Regulation to Regulatory Uncertainty

Faced with uncertainty over fuel economy standards, four automakers choose to support stronger government regulation.

Is Private Governance a Viable Alternative to Climate Regulation?

Scholar argues that private governance initiatives offer considerable potential to combat climate change.

Combatting Deregulation with Regulatory Horcruxes

Scholar argues that spreading regulatory authority may insulate programs from future deregulatory pressures.

Strengthening Eco-Labeling Regulation

Scholar argues that many companies use unsubstantiated environmental claims to mislead consumers.

Latest Interpretation of Clean Water Act Creates Circuit Split

Courts disagree over the Clean Water Act’s applicability to the discharge of pollutants into groundwater.