Environment

What President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

The Administration’s goal of “streamlining” infrastructure review is fundamentally misguided.

Tribal Regulation of Single-Use Plastics

As the federal government and many state governments fail to address plastic waste, Indian tribes become policy innovators.

Poetry Inspires Hope and Climate Action

Poetry can help combat despair and act as a force for optimism and change.

Regulating Alaska’s Salmon

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game monitors effect of hatchery salmon on wild stocks.

Diving Into the Benefits of the Clean Water Act

Scholars explore whether the benefits of the Clean Water Act justify its costs.

Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation

Despite state and local action, more effective reduction of single-use plastics must come from Congress.

It’s Time to Cut the Hidden Climate Tax

As global temperatures rise, Americans will continue to pay the economic costs of climate change.

Strengthening Eco-Labeling Regulation

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

EPA Proposes Amendments to Obama-Era Emissions Rule

The proposed rule would increase carbon dioxide limits for certain coal-powered plants.

Problems in Federal Wild Horse Management

Wild horse and burro population growth may soon overwhelm the federal government.

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.

Keeping Fraudulent Shrimp Out of Your Cocktail

The U.S. government is clamping down on seafood fraud and illegal fishing for shrimp imports.