Environmental Regulation

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.

Complicated Environmental Regulation in Indian Country

Complicated Environmental Regulation in Indian Country

Federal and state environmental regulations ignore and exclude Native perspectives.

Court Weighs in on Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

Court Weighs in on Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

The Supreme Court rules that the Forest Service can approve natural gas pipelines crossing the Appalachian Trail.

The Shape of Water After County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

The Shape of Water After County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

Despite guidance from the Supreme Court, the future of water regulation remains uncertain.

Closing a Concocted Clean Water Act Loophole

Closing a Concocted Clean Water Act Loophole

Congressional intent and clear statutory text promote common-sense enforcement of federal water regulations.

Landmark Environmental Rules Slated for Overhaul

Landmark Environmental Rules Slated for Overhaul

A proposed rule aims to facilitate economic growth at the expense of federal environmental reviews.

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

Proposed EPA Rule May Permit More Toxic Water Pollution

EPA’s proposed relaxation of a rule restricting water pollution from coal plants generates controversy.

Inequalities in Natural Disaster Regulation

Inequalities in Natural Disaster Regulation

Certain communities may face disproportionate harms in the wake of natural disasters.