When a Disaster Is Not a “Disaster” and Why that Title Matters for Flint

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. See the original post and leave a comment. By Helen Marie Berg, General Member of the Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law. In January 2016, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appealed to the federal government for a $96 million emergency aid grant in response to the tremendous… Continue reading When a Disaster Is Not a “Disaster” and Why that Title Matters for Flint

Rising Seas in the Holy City: Preserving Historic Charleston in the Face of Global Climate Change

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. See the original post and leave a comment. By Will Grossenbacher Will Grossenbacher is a 3L at the University of Virginia School of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal. From October 2–5, 2015, the State of South Carolina, and the City of… Continue reading Rising Seas in the Holy City: Preserving Historic Charleston in the Face of Global Climate Change

Implementing Supplemental Environmental Project Policies to Promote Restorative Justice

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. See the original post and leave a comment. By Eric Anthony DeBellis Eric DeBellis is a 3L at Berkeley Law, where he is Senior Executive Editor of the Ecology Law Quarterly.  Introduction The overwhelming majority of environmental enforcement actions settle out of court, but overlooking settlements as… Continue reading Implementing Supplemental Environmental Project Policies to Promote Restorative Justice

Scalia’s Swan Song: The “Irreconcilability Canon” Resolves the Clean Air Act’s Section 111(d) Drafting Error and Encourages Good Lawmaking

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  Please visit the original post to leave any comments or responses! By Brenden Cline, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Environmental Law Review. [This] is a ‘rare case.’ It is and should be . . . . But every generation or so a case comes along when this Court needs… Continue reading Scalia’s Swan Song: The “Irreconcilability Canon” Resolves the Clean Air Act’s Section 111(d) Drafting Error and Encourages Good Lawmaking