Environment

EPA Regulates Emissions from PVC Production Facilities

EPA Regulates Emissions from PVC Production Facilities

Decade-long process culminates in toxic air emissions standards for PVC producers.

Mitt Romney’s Ideas about Environmental and Energy Policy

Mitt Romney’s Ideas about Environmental and Energy Policy

Republican front-runner proposes reining in regulation while increasing production of domestic energy sources.

Taking Regulation Seriously

Taking Regulation Seriously

President Obama’s joke about spilled milk helps illustrate the need to understand how regulations actually work.

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

Fracking holds great promise as a source of U.S. energy.

Environmental Enforcement: More Than Just a Cost of Doing Business

Environmental Enforcement: More Than Just a Cost of Doing Business

Economists investigate responses to civil and criminal enforcements of environmental violations.

Legal Support for EPA’s Postponement of Assurance Penalties in the Air Transport Rule

Legal Support for EPA’s Postponement of Assurance Penalties in the Air Transport Rule

Penn Law’s Environmental Law Project submits comment supporting EPA proposed rule.

Harvesting Clean Energy

Harvesting Clean Energy

New source performance standards should include energy efficiency.

Hearing Raises Questions about Legality of Mining Office Consolidation

Hearing Raises Questions about Legality of Mining Office Consolidation

Criticisms leveled at Interior Secretary’s decision to move OSM into BLM.

EPA Funds Research on Black Carbon

EPA Funds Research on Black Carbon

Federal grants will support studies on a contributor to climate change.

EPA Provides Clean Water Guidance to Cities

EPA Provides Clean Water Guidance to Cities

Federal agency seeks to help municipalities manage water quality.

EPA Enters the Fracking Fray

EPA Enters the Fracking Fray

Agency plans to study treatment of fracking water and propose regulatory standards.