Environment

EPA Proposes to Accelerate Its Permit Appeal Process

EPA Proposes to Accelerate Its Permit Appeal Process

A proposed rule to speed up administrative decision-making could have unintended consequences.

The Pandemic and Industry Opportunism

The Pandemic and Industry Opportunism

EPA fails to hold environmental polluters responsible during the COVID-19 crisis.

Natural Gas is Key to Addressing Climate Change

Natural Gas is Key to Addressing Climate Change

Natural gas continues to play a vital role in reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

Landmark Environmental Rules Slated for Overhaul

Landmark Environmental Rules Slated for Overhaul

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

Navigating Flood Regulation

Navigating Flood Regulation

Floods in the United States pose a unique regulatory challenge.

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

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

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

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

Beyond Fighting Wildfires

Beyond Fighting Wildfires

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

EPA Likely to Move Soon on ‘Secret Science’ Rulemaking

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

Standing Up to Climate Change

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

Breaking Up Big Ag Requires Reasonable Antitrust Enforcement

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

Many Shades of the Green New Deal

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