Environment

Can Conservation by Consensus Save the Sage Grouse?

Can Conservation by Consensus Save the Sage Grouse?

A federal compromise with industry and conservationists aims to preserve a disappearing species and ecosystem.

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

FDA faces mounting pressure from advocacy groups claiming a high chemical content in macaroni and cheese.

Calling It Quits on Oil and Gas Leases

Calling It Quits on Oil and Gas Leases

Scholars argue that the Interior Secretary has authority to terminate fossil fuel leases on public lands.

The Urgent Need for Indoor Air Quality Regulation

The Urgent Need for Indoor Air Quality Regulation

New scientific research and the COVID-19 pandemic should trigger a paradigm shift in indoor air quality regulation.

Protecting Future Biodiversity

Protecting Future Biodiversity

Can the Endangered Species Act be used to protect future species?

A New Reporting Structure for Bureau of Land Management Rangers

A New Reporting Structure for Bureau of Land Management Rangers

A Bureau of Land Management policy may weaken enforcement of federal laws and regulations on public lands.

The Mess of Meth Lab Cleanups

The Mess of Meth Lab Cleanups

Regulations on decontaminating former meth labs vary across federal and state governments.

Let Retirement Plans Vote on Corporate Responsibility

Let Retirement Plans Vote on Corporate Responsibility

The Biden Administration can address global warming by encouraging fiduciary input on ESG matters.

What Comes Next for ANWR?

What Comes Next for ANWR?

Regulatory reversals raise questions about future oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Despite some scholars’ criticisms, the social cost of carbon is a useful tool for crafting U.S. climate policy.

An Open Challenge to the Navajo Nation’s Land Use Authority

An Open Challenge to the Navajo Nation’s Land Use Authority

An illegal marijuana operation highlights the need for regulatory enforcement reform on tribal land.

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

If the U.S. Congress fails to act on climate change, it should empower Indian tribes to protect their members.