Environment

Court Weighs in on Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

Court Weighs in on Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

The Supreme Court rules that the Forest Service can approve natural gas pipelines crossing the Appalachian Trail.

The Shape of Water After County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

The Shape of Water After County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

Despite guidance from the Supreme Court, the future of water regulation remains uncertain.

Federalism and Environmental Advocacy

Federalism and Environmental Advocacy

The Supreme Court appears inconsistently enthusiastic about federal regulation and state-centric environmentalism.

Closing a Concocted Clean Water Act Loophole

Closing a Concocted Clean Water Act Loophole

Congressional intent and clear statutory text promote common-sense enforcement of federal water regulations.

Establishing Better Fisheries Regulation

Establishing Better Fisheries Regulation

Scholars argue for reforms to Canada’s aquaculture regulatory system.

Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?

Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?

Scholar argues that greater regulation of biofuels is needed to promote environmental justice.

Trump’s Flawed Rollback of Fuel Economy Rules

Trump’s Flawed Rollback of Fuel Economy Rules

Recent regulatory retreat over automobile fuel efficiency undermines both climate progress and U.S. competitiveness.

The Match Between COVID-19 and Plastic Bans

The Match Between COVID-19 and Plastic Bans

The COVID-19 pandemic tests the strength of U.S. bans on single-use plastic products.

How to End the Rent-Seeking in Climate Policy

How to End the Rent-Seeking in Climate Policy

Society should pursue bottom-up, market-based approaches to address climate change.

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.