From the Well Up: A CALIFORNIA COUNTY CONFRONTS FRACKING AT THE POLLS

Author: Malia McPherson Stanford Law School, J.D. Candidate Class of 2016 Introduction On November 4, 2014, the voters of San Benito County passed Measure J, a voter initiative banning hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) and all other high-intensity petroleum operations within county lines. Under California law, only a subsequent voter initiative can overrule this fracking ban. While… Continue reading From the Well Up: A CALIFORNIA COUNTY CONFRONTS FRACKING AT THE POLLS

EPA Unveils Final Clean Power Plan: So What’s All the Fuss About?

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By Eric Anthony DeBellis, Senior Executive Editor, Ecology Law Quarterly. On August 3, 2015, the EPA released its highly anticipated Clean Power Plan, establishing the nation’s first greenhouse gas emissions standards for existing power plants.[1] The Clean Power Plan… Continue reading EPA Unveils Final Clean Power Plan: So What’s All the Fuss About?