Environmental Regulation

Choosing Between Guns and the Environment

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

EPA Moves to Scale Back Methane Rules

Recent proposal to revoke natural gas regulation is the latest effort to put climate rules in the crosshairs.

Dissecting the Debate Over Regulation

Commentators debate central questions about the role of regulations in society.

Expanding Environmental Justice to Achieve a Just Transition

Vulnerable communities will benefit from a holistic and place-based focus in the shift toward a green economy.

The Jobs and Regulation Issue Revisited

Sound policy requires a deeper understanding of the interplay between regulation and unemployment.

Improving Regulatory Transparency Through Retrospective Analysis

Given its recent advance notice, EPA should implement retrospective analysis of its regulations in several ways.

Putting Trump’s “Affordable Clean Energy” Plan in Perspective

Recent proposed rule can be better understood by considering the fate of the Clean Power Plan in the Supreme Court.

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.

Science and Democratic Policy in a Data-Driven World

Public access to data behind regulations should not be a political question.

Deconstructing Regulatory Science

Proposed limits to EPA’s consideration of scientific data threaten timely, sound policymaking.

Increasing EPA’s Scientific Transparency

Despite concerns, environmental agency’s “transparent science” proposed rule supports existing guidelines.

Science, Transparency, and Environmental Policy

Scholars and regulatory commentators debate the significance of EPA’s recently proposed “transparency” rule.