Environment

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.

Clean Air Act Obscures Polluted “Hotspots”

Scholar argues that federal air laws conceal highly polluted areas.

Federalism “Collisions” in Energy Policy

Differences between federal and state energy regulations will likely require judicial intervention.

Restoring Science and Economics to EPA’s Benefit Calculation

EPA’s proposed transparency rules would make the agency’s analyses more scientifically rigorous.

Choosing Between Guns and the Environment

Expert explores how a Florida law insulates firing ranges from state and local environmental actions.

Environmental Justice Is Worth Fighting For

Despite challenges posed by climate change, recent policymaking leaves room for optimism.

Environmental Protection Requires More than Social Resilience

Achieving the green economy requires taking into account divisive politics and distributive justice.

A Green Economy Must Achieve Climate Justice

Environmental policymaking should focus on serving the underprivileged.

Expanding Environmental Justice to Achieve a Just Transition

Vulnerable communities will benefit from a holistic and place-based focus in the shift toward a green economy.