Environment

Landmark Environmental Rules Slated for Overhaul

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

Flood

Navigating Flood Regulation

Floods in the United States pose a unique regulatory challenge.

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

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

Global Warming Earth

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

Global warming poses unique threats that require paradigmatic shifts to solve.

Beyond Fighting Wildfires

Government leaders must take swift action to mitigate the risks of wildfire disasters.

Stream

EPA Likely to Move Soon on ‘Secret Science’ Rulemaking

Critics of proposed data disclosure rule suggest it could undermine effective rulemaking.

Standing Up to Climate Change

The judicial system may need to adapt to allow climate change cases to be heard in court.

Agriculture irrigation

Breaking Up Big Ag Requires Reasonable Antitrust Enforcement

The FTC and Justice Department must change their interpretation of antitrust laws to protect fair competition in agriculture.

Many Shades of the Green New Deal

Democratic primary candidates are competing to define the scale and scope of climate action.

Resurrecting the Wild Turkey

Regulation, combined with other efforts, has successfully repopulated wild turkeys in the United States.

The Clean Water Act Might Just Survive This Latest Attack

Recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments provide hope for the future of Clean Water Act enforcement.

Can Regulation Promote Environmental Justice?

Scholars offer suggestions for how regulation can reduce disparities in exposure to environmental problems.