Clean Air Act

Regulating the Great Indoors

Regulating the Great Indoors

Scholar argues that environmental law and policy should expand its scope to inside areas.

Reversing the Evaporation of Air Pollution Prosecutions

Reversing the Evaporation of Air Pollution Prosecutions

Scholars analyze decreasing environmental prosecutions and propose enforcement improvements.

EPA’s New Power Plant Rule Fits Within Court-Upheld Authority

EPA’s New Power Plant Rule Fits Within Court-Upheld Authority

Proposed greenhouse gas emission limits rely on a legal pathway preserved by last year’s Supreme Court decision.

Domestic Animals, Wild Emissions

Domestic Animals, Wild Emissions

Scholars address regulatory struggles to rein in greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Improving Community Involvement in Air Pollution Permitting

Improving Community Involvement in Air Pollution Permitting

Scholar argues that technical assistance grants can spur meaningful involvement in permit decisions.

A Dangerous, Even if Expected, Opinion on Climate

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

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 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

How to Improve Allocations of Regulatory Authority

A recent dispute illustrates how policymakers often miss crucial insights about structuring government.

Beefing Up Regulations

Beefing Up Regulations

Legal scholar argues for a new strategy to challenge animal farm pollution.

Justice Stevens’s Legacy to the Administrative State

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?

Could the Common Law Help Combat Climate Change?

Scholars argue that as EPA deregulates, nuisance suits could replace traditional environmental regulation.