Two essays by the student winners of a Penn Law essay competition describe important regulatory issues.
Scholar argues that many U.S. prisons are built on hazardous waste sites and lack oversight.
Scholar argues that the Clean Water Act can protect water resources and tribal jurisdiction.
Despite guidance from the Supreme Court, the future of water regulation remains uncertain.
The Supreme Court appears inconsistently enthusiastic about federal regulation and state-centric environmentalism.
Congressional intent and clear statutory text promote common-sense enforcement of federal water regulations.
Recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments provide hope for the future of Clean Water Act enforcement.
Legal scholar argues for a new strategy to challenge animal farm pollution.
Scholars argue that as EPA deregulates, nuisance suits could replace traditional environmental regulation.
Scholars explore whether the benefits of the Clean Water Act justify its costs.
Courts disagree over the Clean Water Act’s applicability to the discharge of pollutants into groundwater.
Differences between federal and state energy regulations will likely require judicial intervention.