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Environmental Regulation

California Extends Water Restrictions Despite Abundant Rainfall

Mar 23, 2017 News

Amid reports of record-breaking rainfall, regulators extend emergency drought measures for conservation.

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Discretion and Judicial Review in European Environmental Law

Mar 21, 2017 Opinion

Balancing the discretion afforded to multinational and domestic authorities presents special challenges to judges in ensuring effective..

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Will the Trump Administration Drastically Deregulate Environmental Protection?

Feb 22, 2017 Opinion

Initial signs suggest that drastic environmental deregulation looms, but there may be much less than the Administration envisions.

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The Discount Rate for the Social Cost of Carbon

Jan 18, 2017 Opinion

A Trump Administration proposal that would reduce the social cost of carbon relies on an unjustified discount rate.

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How Geographic Boundaries Determine the Social Cost of Carbon

Jan 17, 2017 Opinion

Considering only the national impact of emissions would be a harmful, misguided move by the Trump administration.

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The Impact of Waiving Environmental Regulations

Nov 28, 2016 PPR News

Recent PPR seminar examines effects on air quality and fuel prices from waiving environmental regulations.

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Do Environmental Regulations Really Work?

Nov 24, 2016 Analysis

Scholars argue that environmental laws improve air quality despite increases in U.S. manufacturing output.

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Filling Up the Gas Tank with Corn, Sugar Cane, and Wood

Nov 23, 2016 News

EPA moves to increase support for ethanol and other renewable fuels.

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The Uncertain Benefits of GMO Labeling

Nov 21, 2016 News

Scholar argues that regulators will have difficulty applying cost-benefit analysis to mandatory GMO labeling.

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EPA Finalizes Latest Smog Rule

Nov 10, 2016 News

After a long battle, the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule receives an update.

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