Clean Water Act

Diving Into the Benefits of the Clean Water Act

Scholars explore whether the benefits of the Clean Water Act justify its costs.

Latest Interpretation of Clean Water Act Creates Circuit Split

Courts disagree over the Clean Water Act’s applicability to the discharge of pollutants into groundwater.

Federalism “Collisions” in Energy Policy

Differences between federal and state energy regulations will likely require judicial intervention.

Get Moving with Climate Action

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

Tainted Review

Environmentalists should question any move by this Administration’s EPA to reform its cost-benefit analysis.

Consistency and Transparency in Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis

Experts debate EPA’s recent move to consider regulating its own cost-benefit analyses.

The Quagmire Created by National Association of Manufacturers v. DOD

Ruling may lead to protracted and conflicting litigation over EPA’s Clean Water Rule.

Rethinking Chemical and Pesticide Regulation

Study advocates for cumulative risk assessment mandates in environmental laws.

Will the Trump Administration Drastically Deregulate Environmental Protection?

Initial signs suggest that drastic environmental deregulation looms, but there may be much less than the Administration envisions.

Finality and the Virtues of Jurisdictional Declarations

The Supreme Court sheds light on the finality of Army Corps of Engineers’ jurisdictional determinations.

The Tragic Flaw of the Clean Air Act

Scholars examine the history and consequences of the Clear Air Act’s exemption of existing industrial facilities.

The Regulatory Review Reading List on Waters of the U.S. Rule

RegBlog’s go to resources for understanding the newly released Clean Water Rule.