EPA Finds Evidence of Racial Discrimination in Cancer Alley
Black Louisiana residents have been disproportionately burdened by hazardous industrial air pollutants.
Think Globally on Climate, Act Locally on Leaf Blowers
Restricting gas-powered leaf blowers can positively affect the health of people and the planet.
How to Delegate Authority for Climate Action
Scholar advocates the use of foreign policy authority for executive branch climate action.
EPA Creates New Environmental Justice Office
A new office within EPA aims to make racial equity a key element in environmental rulemaking.
The Supreme Court’s Climate Ruling is Not a Calamity
Supreme Court decision hinders but does not halt agency action to address climate change.
Major Questions About Climate Regulation
Scholars argue that attacks on the constitutionality of federal climate change regulations distort the major questions doctrine.
Do Not Blame Us
Court disregards the Clean Air Act’s clear language in applying the major questions doctrine to curb EPA’s climate authority.
Nostalgia for Agency Expertise
Calls for more deference to agency expertise derive from an unrealistic view of executive policymaking.
Toxic Floods Create Pressing Regulatory Needs
Scholar argues that existing chemical safety regulations fail to prevent hazardous material spills during floods.
Addressing the Dangers of Forever Chemicals
Experts discuss regulatory options for PFAS chemical contamination control.
The Truth About Toxic Prisons
Scholar argues that many U.S. prisons are built on hazardous waste sites and lack oversight.
Regulating Methane Emissions
Scholars discuss regulating methane emissions released by industry activity.