Volume 31, Issue 3 (Spring 2019)


From Paris to Pittsburgh: U.S. State and Local Leadership in an Era of Trump

Vicki Arroyo

Shintech: Environmental Justice at Ground Zero

Oliver A. Houck

Mitigating Malheur’s Misfortunes: The Public Interest in the Public’s Public Lands

Sandra B. Zellmer


Owning the World’s Seed Supply: How Seed Industry Mergers Threaten Global Food Security

Sara Ellen Mahoney

Consumers, Plastic, and What It Means To Be “Biodegradable”

Sanya Shahrasbi

How Deepwater Offshore Drillers Have Failed to Uphold Their End of the Bargain: The Policy Infirmities of BSEE’s Current Oil Spill Response Framework

Michelle West

VOLUME 31, ISSUE 2 (Winter 2019)


Returning to Clean Air Act Fundamentals: A Renewed Call to Regulate Greenhouse Gases Under the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Program
Howard M. Crystal, Kassie Siegel, Maya Golden-Krasner, and Clare Lakewood

The National Flood Insurance Program at Fifty: How the Fifth Amendment Takings Doctrine Skews Federal Flood Policy
Christine A. Klein

Regulatory Regimes for Preventing Major Accidents in Offshore Operations: Evolution of Approaches in the United States and China
Yuan Yang


In the Backyard of Segregated Neighborhoods: An Environmental Justice Case Study of Louisiana
Julia Mizutani

All in the Community: Using Community Solar Gardens to Bring the Benefits of Renewable Energy to Low-Income Communities
Megan O’Connor

Western Regional Transmission Organization: Creating a Market to Support Renewable Energy
Chris Westfall

VOLUME 31, ISSUE 1 (Fall 2018)


The Resilience of the Paris Agreement: Negotiating and Implementing the Climate Regime
Rafael Leal-Arcas & Antonio Morelli

The Lacey Act and Civil Forfeiture: Can the Government Sell Forfeited Wildlife and Plants?
Lynn A. Long

Just Dipping a Toe in the Water? On the Reconciliation of the European Institutions with Article 9 of the Water Framework Directive
Paolo Turrini


In Good Times and In Bad: An International Water Law Analysis of Minute 323
O.W. Bussey

The Next Wave of Climate Change Litigation: Comparing Constitutional Inverse Condemnation Claims in the United States, South Africa, and Japan
Gary Dreyzin

(Re)negotiating the Environment: Implications of Trade Promotion Authority
Lauren Sillman

VOLUME 30, ISSUE 4 (Fall 2018)


The Unfulfilled Promise of Effective Air Quality and Emissions Monitoring
Adam Babich

No Murr Tests: Penn Central is Enough Already!
Timothy M. Harris

Get Out From Under My Land! Hydraulic Fracturing, Forced Pooling or Unitization, and the Role of the Dissenting Landowner
Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, J.D., J.S.D.


Let It Burn: An Argument for An Adaptive Resilience Approach to Federal Wildfire Management in the Western United States
Leigh Barton

Implications of the Trump Administration’s Withdrawal of the Final CEQ Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEP A Reviews
Thien T. Chau

Volume 30, Issue 3 (Spring 2018)


From Exxon to Paris: A Review of Environmental Law over the Last 30 Years
Hilary C. Tompkins


The Paralysis Paradox and the Untapped Role of Science in Solving “Big” Environmental Problems
Jan G. Laitos & Christopher Ainscough

Melting the Polarization Around Climate Change Politics
Cale Jaffe


Two Ideas, Many Outcomes: How Anti-waste Sentiments and the Public Trust Doctrine Support Varied Interests in Fracking-Related Litigation
Lily Ricci

Innocent in the Land of the Guilty: Promoting Efficiency and Fairness in CERCLA Defenses
Andrew W. Marrero

Regulatory Silos: Assessing the United States’ Regulation of Biotechnology in the Age of Gene Drives
Carlene Dooley

Volume 30, Issue 2 (Winter 2018)


Climate Change Beyond Environmentalism Part II: Near-Term Climate Mitigation in a Post-Regulatory Era
Jonathan Lovvorn

Effectiveness of the Renewable Fuel Standard in Sparking Innovation in the Cellulosic Biofuels Industry
Laura Powell

The Missing Element of Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis: Compensation for the Loss of Regulatory Benefits
Karl S. Coplan


A New Path to Climate Justice: Adaptation Suits Against Private Entities
Thomas Landers

A Method of Neutralizing: The Contentious Relationship Between Chemical Weapons Destruction and U.S. Environmental Law
Kate Mccormick

Waters of the United States: How the Governmental Branches Struggled to Settle the Jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act
Hannah Duus

Volume 30, Issue 1 (Fall 2017)


From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability
Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher, and Meinhard Doelle

The Warming War: How Climate Change is Creating Threats to International Peace and Security
Dr. Kirsten Davies and Thomas Riddell

Attempting to Define the Human Right to Water with an Annotated Bibliography & Recommendations for Practitioners
Jootaek Lee and Maraya Best


PACE-Ing Flood Resilience
Ryan A. Reed

A Fracking Nuisance: How States Can Compel Their Neighbors to Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing with Judicial Equitable Relief
Rebecca Faye Eschen

Nonbinding Subnational International Agreements: A Landscape Defined
Aaron Messing

Volume 29, Issue 4 (Summer 2017)


Political Costs and the Challenge of Tradable Environmental Allowance Markets
David Bullock

Animating Performance Zoning at Sustainability’s Competitive Edge
Michael N. Widener

The South China Sea Award: A Milestone for International Environmental Law, the Duty of Due Diligence and the Litigation of Maritime Environmental Disputes?
Stephen Fietta, Jiries Saadeh and Laura Rees-Evans


A Lesson from the Shale Revolution in the United States, Canada, and China
Da Young Kim

Getting to the Root of Environmental Injustice: Evaluating Claims, Causes, and Solutions
R. Shea Diaz

The End of the Line: Shutting Down Enbridge Line 5, Still a Pipedream?
Paul Leahy


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