Transparency in Regulatory Science — for Whom?

Transparency in Regulatory Science — for Whom?

By Lilly Leibu, Digital Editor at N.Y.U. Environmental Law Journal.  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  Introduction    Former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Andrew Wheeler purported to rid EPA of “secret science” and “[empower] the American people to demand…

The Winds of Change: Investing in Floating Offshore Wind Development

The Winds of Change: Investing in Floating Offshore Wind Development

By Cole Jermyn, Editor-in-Chief at Harvard Environmental Law Review.  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment.  Introduction The offshore wind power industry in the United States is at an inflection point. Only two projects…

The Origins of Federal Wildlife Regulation Under the Commerce Clause

The Origins of Federal Wildlife Regulation Under the Commerce Clause

By Kathryn E. Kovacs, Professor at Rutgers Law School, The State University of New Jersey. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment. June 8, 2020, marked the eightieth anniversary of the Bald Eagle Protection…

Flying the Coop: The Trump Administration’s (Mis)Interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Flying the Coop: The Trump Administration’s (Mis)Interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

By Alexander Liguori, Managing Editor at N.Y.U. Environmental Law Journal. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Introduction Any good survey of our nation’s bedrock environmental laws will likely cover the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act, but hardly any would…

Introducing a Voluntary Extended Producer Responsibility Scheme for the New Plastics Economy

Introducing a Voluntary Extended Producer Responsibility Scheme for the New Plastics Economy

By Hannah Yang, Articles Editor at N.Y.U. Environmental Law Journal. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Introduction Ocean plastic pollution is a large-scale problem that stems from multiple points of the plastics life cycle, ranging from design, production, use, disposal, and…

“A Great Deal of Discretion”: <i>Bostock</i>, Plain Text, and the Future of Climate Jurisprudence

“A Great Deal of Discretion”: Bostock, Plain Text, and the Future of Climate Jurisprudence

By Grace Weatherall, Managing Editor at the Harvard Environmental Law Review. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment. Introduction Bostock v. Clayton County was marked for a place among landmark Supreme Court jurisprudence as…

A Blooming Problem:  How Florida Could Address the Causes and Effects of Red Tide

A Blooming Problem: How Florida Could Address the Causes and Effects of Red Tide

By John Niedzwiecki, Senior Editor, Georgetown Environmental Law Review This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment. I. An algae bloom in the Gulf of Mexico is wreaking havoc on Florida’s economy and environment. An…

Conduit for Peace in the Middle East: An Analysis of the Red Sea – Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project

Conduit for Peace in the Middle East: An Analysis of the Red Sea – Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project

By Sarah L. Fine Sarah Fine is a J.D. candidate at Lewis & Clark Law School and an Online Journal Editor of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. As the old saying goes, whiskey is for drinking—water is for…

Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sector: A Cap-and-Invest Approach

Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sector: A Cap-and-Invest Approach

By James D. Flynn James Flynn is an LL.M. candidate at New York University School of Law and the graduate editor of the NYU Environmental Law Journal. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. I. Introduction In recent years, states in New…

Opportunities to Address Climate Change in the Next Farm Bill

Opportunities to Address Climate Change in the Next Farm Bill

Sara Dewey,[1] Liz Hanson,[2] & Claire Horan[3] This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here and leave a comment. Introduction The Farm Bill affects nearly every aspect of agriculture and forestry in the United States. Therefore, its next reauthorization…