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ELRS Post Week of 10/2/17

ELRS Post Week of 10/2/17

This week’s post, FERC Relicensing and its Continued Role in Improving Fish Passage at Pacific Northwest Dams, was written by Skylar Sumner, a third-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School pursuing a J.D. and a certificate in Environmental & Natural Resource Law. Read the post […]

FERC Relicensing and its Continued Role in Improving Fish Passage at Pacific Northwest Dams

FERC Relicensing and its Continued Role in Improving Fish Passage at Pacific Northwest Dams

Skylar Sumner, Lewis & Clark Law School. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  I. Introduction The history of the American west is inextricably intertwined with damming rivers.[1] Whether for navigation, irrigation, or hydroelectric power, nearly every American river has been dammed.[2] In […]

ELRS Post Week of 5/8/17

ELRS Post Week of 5/8/17

This week’s post, MS4 Regulation and Water Quality Standards, critiques the lax treatment of municipal storm water regulation under the Clean Water Act. It was written by Matt Carlisle, a managing editor of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. Read the post here.

MS4 Regulation and Water Quality Standards

MS4 Regulation and Water Quality Standards

Matt Carlisle, Vermont Law School, JD Candidate 2017 This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment. 1. Introduction Storm water is a major polluter. As one judge put it, “Storm water runoff is one of […]

The SB 32 Scoping Plan Update, Waivers, and ZEVs

The SB 32 Scoping Plan Update, Waivers, and ZEVs

Garrett Lenahan, UCLA School of Law, JD Candidate 2017 This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment. I. Scoping Plan Background  Two prominent pieces of Californian legislation that seek to address climate change are Assembly Bill […]

ELRS Post Week of 5/1/17

ELRS Post Week of 5/1/17

This week’s post, The SB 32 Scoping Plan Update, Waivers, and ZEVs, discusses California’s proposed plan for climate change and was written by Garrett Lenahan, JD Candidate at UCLA School of Law. Read the post here.

ELRS Post: Week of 4/24/17

ELRS Post: Week of 4/24/17

This week’s post, Repurposing Ecolabels: Consumer Pressure as a Tool to Abate Human Rights Violations in International Fisheries, was written by Andrew Miller, the Senior Articles Editor for Ecology Law Quarterly. Read the post here.

Repurposing Ecolabels: Consumer Pressure as a Tool to Abate Human Rights Violations in International Fisheries

Repurposing Ecolabels: Consumer Pressure as a Tool to Abate Human Rights Violations in International Fisheries

By Andrew Miller Andrew Miller is a law student at Berkeley and Articles Editor at Ecology Law Quarterly. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Introduction In March of 2015, the Associated Press (AP) published AP Investigation: Slaves May Have Caught the Fish You Bought.[1] […]

ELRS Post: Week of 4/17/17

ELRS Post: Week of 4/17/17

This week’s post, Navigating with an Ocean Liner: The Clean Water Rule, Trump’s Executive Order, and the Future of “Waters of the United States, was written by Kacy Manahan, a clinical student at Earthrise Law Center at Lewis & Clark Law School and the 2017–2018 Symposium Editor for Environmental Law. She may be reached at kmanahan@lclark.edu. Read the post here.

Navigating with an Ocean Liner: The Clean Water Rule, Trump’s Executive Order, and the Future of “Waters of the United States”

Navigating with an Ocean Liner: The Clean Water Rule, Trump’s Executive Order, and the Future of “Waters of the United States”

By Kacy Manahan Kacy Manahan is a 3L at Lewis & Clark School of Law and Symposium Editor of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. I. Introduction The scope of the Clean Water Act’s jurisdiction has been controversial throughout the statute’s […]