Environment

Is Advanced Recycling a Cure-All or a License to Pollute?

Is Advanced Recycling a Cure-All or a License to Pollute?

A new recycling law faces criticism from environmental groups and praise from plastics manufacturers.

Reexamining the Renewable Fuel Standard in Letter and Spirit

Reexamining the Renewable Fuel Standard in Letter and Spirit

In a recent case, the Supreme Court failed to address the purpose of exemptions from EPA’s renewable fuel standard.

Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?

Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?

Scientific research generated by civil settlements could help drive future EPA regulation.

Regulating Sustainability in Corporate Governance Standards

Regulating Sustainability in Corporate Governance Standards

Experts discuss the future of sustainability in financial regulation.

The Big Apple’s Big Squeeze on Pollution and Landlords

The Big Apple’s Big Squeeze on Pollution and Landlords

Gotham’s landmark climate ordinance targets landlords but may benefit renters.

Why Historic Landmarks Need Protection from Climate Change

Why Historic Landmarks Need Protection from Climate Change

Scholar argues that historic landmark preservation law must address the impact of climate change.

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Proponents of nuclear energy should focus on its economic and environmental benefits to garner local support.

The Perils of Use-It-or-Lose-It Public Lands Policy

The Perils of Use-It-or-Lose-It Public Lands Policy

Scholars criticize public lands policy that requires use and development at the expense of conservation.

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.