Supreme Court Crushes the United States’ Ability to Mitigate Climate Change
Rejecting EPA’s ability to reshape the coal industry, the Court forecasts invalidating future agency actions.
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
In a recent case, the Supreme Court failed to address the purpose of exemptions from EPA’s renewable fuel standard.
EPA, Explain Yourself
Scholar advocates using the Administrative Procedure Act to address EPA’s inter-regulatory contradictions.
Industrialized Agricultural Facilities’ Impact on U.S. Waters
Experts say that EPA’s limited authority over concentrated animal feeding operations perpetuates pollution.
The Vanishing Federal Role in Enforcing Our Environmental Laws
The Trump Administration has degraded environmental enforcement, favoring polluters over citizens’ interests.
Closing a Concocted Clean Water Act Loophole
Congressional intent and clear statutory text promote common-sense enforcement of federal water regulations.
Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?
Scholar argues that greater regulation of biofuels is needed to promote environmental justice.
EPA Proposes to Accelerate Its Permit Appeal Process
A proposed rule to speed up administrative decision-making could have unintended consequences.
The Pandemic and Industry Opportunism
EPA fails to hold environmental polluters responsible during the COVID-19 crisis.
Regulatory Learning Through the Rulemaking Process
An agency’s regulatory experience informs the development of effective future programs.
Could the Common Law Help Combat Climate Change?
Scholars argue that as EPA deregulates, nuisance suits could replace traditional environmental regulation.