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.
A federal lawsuit is asking a judge to recognize the Colorado River as a person, but without faith, the river may not be human enough.
MS4 Regulation and Water Quality Standards By Matthew Carlisle, Managing Editor, Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. I. INTRODUCTION Storm water […]
Striking Oil or Striking Out: An Interesting Application of RCRA to Wastewater Injection, Seismic Activity By Monica Kreymer, Staff Contributor The oil and gas industry has been shaking things up […]
Water-supply terrorism: How likely is a contamination attack? By Berkeley Fife, Staff Contributor Access to potable water is essential to the health of the human population and to the success of […]
Is Flint the Tip of the Iceberg? By Cody Kermanian, Staff Contributor The Flint water crisis has aroused public concern over the quality of our nation’s water infrastructure, leaving many […]
Pipelines, Protests and General Permits By Samantha L. Varsalona, Staff Contributor This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Abstract The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has become a […]
Prisoner (In)consideration in Environmental Justice Analyses By Nathalie Prescott In October 2015, health officials in Flint, Michigan issued a public health declaration urging residents not to drink the city’s tap […]
Banned, but What About Microfibers? By Jefferson Lai Many cosmetic products on the market such as face scrubs, soap, and toothpaste contain plastic microbeads for exfoliating purposes.[i] Research has found […]
The Day the River Turned Yellow: Why The Animas River Spill Happened, And What We Should Learn From It By Jess Gick On August 5th, 2015, approximately three million gallons […]