EPA

The Truth About Toxic Prisons

The Truth About Toxic Prisons

Scholar argues that many U.S. prisons are built on hazardous waste sites and lack oversight.

Regulating Methane Emissions

Regulating Methane Emissions

Scholars discuss regulating methane emissions released by industry activity.

Is Advanced Recycling a Cure-All or a License to Pollute?

Is Advanced Recycling a Cure-All or a License to Pollute?

A new recycling law faces criticism from environmental groups and praise from plastics manufacturers.

Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?

Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?

Scientific research generated by civil settlements could help drive future EPA regulation.

The Fair Price of Fossil Fuel

The Fair Price of Fossil Fuel

Scholar argues that fossil fuel leases on public lands should reflect the external costs of production.

Battling Refrigerators in the War on Climate Change

Battling Refrigerators in the War on Climate Change

A new U.S. government funding bill ushers in two initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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.

Federalism and Environmental Advocacy

Federalism and Environmental Advocacy

The Supreme Court appears inconsistently enthusiastic about federal regulation and state-centric environmentalism.

Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?

Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?

Scholar argues that greater regulation of biofuels is needed to promote environmental justice.

Regulation Serves People, and Depends on Them Too

Regulation Serves People, and Depends on Them Too

Regulators and regulatory scholars alike need to keep in mind regulation’s essential human element.

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.

EPA Likely to Move Soon on ‘Secret Science’ Rulemaking

EPA Likely to Move Soon on ‘Secret Science’ Rulemaking

Critics of proposed data disclosure rule suggest it could undermine effective rulemaking.