Environmental Regulation

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

Litigation over a state environmental law highlights both potential abuses and opportunities for reform.

Regulating to Achieve Environmental Justice

Regulating to Achieve Environmental Justice

Scholars propose novel measures to achieve environmental justice for all.

Comparing U.S. and Chinese Environmental Risk Regulation

Comparing U.S. and Chinese Environmental Risk Regulation

Research comparing risk regulation in the United States and China reveals selective variations, not sharp contrasts.

Navigating Stormy Waters for Offshore Wind Development

Navigating Stormy Waters for Offshore Wind Development

Offshore wind developers face regulatory approval challenges.

The Road to Clean Air Is a Toll Road

The Road to Clean Air Is a Toll Road

Scholar argues that legal barriers should not prevent cities from using congestion pricing to curb traffic.

Responsible Regulation in the Era of Zoonotic Disease

Responsible Regulation in the Era of Zoonotic Disease

Scholar argues for increased monitoring and regulatory coordination to curb zoonotic disease spread.

Capturing Carbon Emissions

Capturing Carbon Emissions

Scholars discuss the possibilities and pitfalls of relying on carbon capture and sequestration.

Taking the Regulatory Crisis in the Amazon Seriously

Taking the Regulatory Crisis in the Amazon Seriously

Environmental regulatory rollbacks harm Brazil’s Amazon and its Indigenous communities.

Can Conservation by Consensus Save the Sage Grouse?

Can Conservation by Consensus Save the Sage Grouse?

A federal compromise with industry and conservationists aims to preserve a disappearing species and ecosystem.

What Comes Next for ANWR?

What Comes Next for ANWR?

Regulatory reversals raise questions about future oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Despite some scholars’ criticisms, the social cost of carbon is a useful tool for crafting U.S. climate policy.

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

If the U.S. Congress fails to act on climate change, it should empower Indian tribes to protect their members.