Clean Air Act

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.

Credible and Stable Regulation Encourages Voluntary Climate Action

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan prompted companies to expand transparency about their carbon emissions.

Overruling Chevron Could Make Congress Great Again

Limiting judicial deference to agencies would strengthen environmental policy and democratic accountability.

Get Moving with Climate Action

Former EPA Administrator urges the public to take action against climate change.