Plugging the Regulatory Holes: How to Prevent the Next Aliso Canyon Catastrophe

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By Myles Osborne, Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law In late October 2015, the Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility began spewing natural gas into the air over the San… Continue reading Plugging the Regulatory Holes: How to Prevent the Next Aliso Canyon Catastrophe

BioTransport: Moving Wildlife in Response to Climate Change

By Stacy Shelton, Staff Editor, Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Stacy Shelton is a Staff Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. “If climate change continues unabated and as rapidly as a few models predict, saving at least some species will… Continue reading BioTransport: Moving Wildlife in Response to Climate Change

What the Supreme Court’s Stay of the Clean Power Plan Means for the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation Moving Forward

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. By Benjamin Avi Harris* The Clean Power Plan (“CPP”), announced and promulgated in late 2015 by the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and backed by President Barack Obama, seeks to develop a comprehensive regulatory scheme over the nation’s power plants in an effort to promote cleaner… Continue reading What the Supreme Court’s Stay of the Clean Power Plan Means for the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation Moving Forward

Clean Power Planning: Unlike with Obamacare, States are Preparing for Clean Power Plan Compliance Even as they Fight it in the Courts

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  Please visit the original post to leave a comment. By Jennifer Golinsky, Staff Contributor When the EPA released its draft of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) in June 2014,[1] commentators were quick to draw comparisons[2] to Obamacare (i.e., the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, hereinafter the ACA).[3]… Continue reading Clean Power Planning: Unlike with Obamacare, States are Preparing for Clean Power Plan Compliance Even as they Fight it in the Courts

Getting to the Root of Environmental Injustice

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By Shea Diaz, Georgetown Environmental Law Review In the United States, poor people and people of color experience higher cancer rates,[1] asthma rates,[2] mortality rates,[3] and overall poorer health than their affluent and white counterparts.[4]… Continue reading Getting to the Root of Environmental Injustice