A Dangerous, Even if Expected, Opinion on Climate
The Supreme Court casts a shadow across the regulatory state in opinion limiting EPA’s ability to fight climate change.
Reexamining the Renewable Fuel Standard in Letter and Spirit
In a recent case, the Supreme Court failed to address the purpose of exemptions from EPA’s renewable fuel standard.
The Vanishing Federal Role in Enforcing Our Environmental Laws
The Trump Administration has degraded environmental enforcement, favoring polluters over citizens’ interests.
How to Improve Allocations of Regulatory Authority
A recent dispute illustrates how policymakers often miss crucial insights about structuring government.
Beefing Up Regulations
Legal scholar argues for a new strategy to challenge animal farm pollution.
Justice Stevens’s Legacy to the Administrative State
The late justice’s opinion in Chevron v. NRDC has greatly shaped judicial reasoning about administrative law.
Could the Common Law Help Combat Climate Change?
Scholars argue that as EPA deregulates, nuisance suits could replace traditional environmental regulation.
Diving Into the Benefits of the Clean Water Act
Scholars explore whether the benefits of the Clean Water Act justify its costs.
Clean Air Act Obscures Polluted “Hotspots”
Scholar argues that federal air laws conceal highly polluted areas.
Getting Agencies Back Into the Game
Regulatory reform should reduce rulemaking burdens to promote effective agency action.
Restoring Science and Economics to EPA’s Benefit Calculation
EPA’s proposed transparency rules would make the agency’s analyses more scientifically rigorous.
Regulatory Process in Dire Need of Reform
EPA exemplifies how agency rulemaking pushes the boundaries of lawful policymaking.