Environment

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

Policymakers should address the constant turnover of products which leads to mass consumerism.

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.

Making Conservation Easements Last

Making Conservation Easements Last

Scholars discuss regulations that provide tax deductions for environmental conservation on private lands.

Federalism and Environmental Advocacy

Federalism and Environmental Advocacy

The Supreme Court appears inconsistently enthusiastic about federal regulation and state-centric environmentalism.

The Supreme Court’s 2019-2020 Regulatory Term

The Supreme Court’s 2019-2020 Regulatory Term

Scholars and practitioners highlight the Court’s most significant regulatory and administrative law decisions.

The Clean Water Act Might Just Survive This Latest Attack

The Clean Water Act Might Just Survive This Latest Attack

Recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments provide hope for the future of Clean Water Act enforcement.

What President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

What President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

The Administration’s goal of “streamlining” infrastructure review is fundamentally misguided.

Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation

Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation

Despite state and local action, more effective reduction of single-use plastics must come from Congress.

It’s Time to Cut the Hidden Climate Tax

It’s Time to Cut the Hidden Climate Tax

As global temperatures rise, Americans will continue to pay the economic costs of climate change.

Choosing Between Guns and the Environment

Choosing Between Guns and the Environment

Expert explores how a Florida law insulates firing ranges from state and local environmental actions.

Why Sacramento Needs to Fix the California Environmental Quality Act

Why Sacramento Needs to Fix the California Environmental Quality Act

Expert argues that suits under California’s environmental law undercut housing and climate change goals.

Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action

Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action

Federal action is key to effectively addressing climate change.