The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea includes two mechanisms which are of vital environmental importance for the deep sea and which the United States is neglecting by not acceding.
The Trump Administration potentially seeks to implement deep-cuts in the Energy Department. The budget loss would ultimately lead to uncertainty in the market for clean energy, as regulations push difficult measures for alternative energy source providers to abide by and follow. The policies in the short term will hinder clean energy initiatives for now, but ultimately these clean energy competitors will still stand competitively against fossil fuels and the coal industry.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection agrees to issue new NPDES permits for ten plants operating with expired permits by March 2019.
Perhaps indicating a new direction in New Jersey environmental policy under Governor Murphy, the state Senate recently revoked a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection rule that would have increased the density of septic tanks allowed in the state’s Highlands Region.
The oil and gas industry has recently shifted its position on whether to develop the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration.
Although the Supreme Court’s treatment of private causes of action under CERCLA has jeopardized the statute’s mechanisms, a mutually exclusive framework established by the Circuit Courts may be the perfect solution
Nile Basin states should mandate data collection, technical cooperation, and procedures for future negotiation and dispute resolution.
The Purple Line has sparked public support and opposition. The line will connect Bethesda to New Carrollton at the cost of closing a popular trail.
Taking action on climate measures in the next Farm Bill reauthorization will help farmers better plan for changing conditions, protect taxpayers from increasing risks, and assist the United States in meeting its global climate commitments.
California Cap-and-Trade program has been a beacon of success for market-based environmentalism. Explore its recent successes and challenges, including a major challenge in Morning Star Packing Company v. California Air Resources Board.