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May A Court Take Judicial Notice of Gravity?

Posted on February 22, 2023 by Seth Jaffe Earlier this month, United States District Court Judge Stephen Wilson held.... Read More

RIGHT IN MY BACK YARD… a view from a RIMBY’s window

Posted on February 16, 2023 by LeAnne Burnett I became an inadvertent environmental lawyer in 1988 when my supervising.... Read More

Does Environmental Review of Projects Needed for a Net-Zero Economy Lead to a Death By a Thousand Cuts?

Posted on February 10, 2023 by Seth Jaffe Earlier this week, the decision in Bartell Ranch v. McCullough generally.... Read More

An Unexpected Journey:  Can Tree Sitting Drive Policy?

Posted on February 9, 2023 by Karl S. Coplan A year ago I retired from the active practice and.... Read More

“. . . and the skies are not cloudy all day”: Tackling Contrails

Posted on February 8, 2023 by Susan M. Cooke On October 7, 2022, member states of the International Civil.... Read More

Risky Business: Deciding Whether Chemicals Pose Risk Is Getting Really Confusing

Posted on January 27, 2023 by Lynn L. Bergeson Chemicals are the foundational origin of just about everything we.... Read More

The Conundrum of Managed Retreat

Posted on January 20, 2023 by Elizabeth Andrews Should I stay or should I go now?If I go, there.... Read More

Backwards, forwards, square, and round. The battle over the reach of the Federal Clean Water Act continues.

Posted on January 12, 2023 by Jeff Porter Backwards, forwards, square and round.  So goes a lyric by the.... Read More

The Seemingly Endless Path to Define WOTUS

Posted on January 12, 2023 by Chester Babst The definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) determines federal.... Read More

ESG: What is the outlook?

Posted on January 11, 2023 by Bessie Daschbach Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) marked 2022 news headlines—and it wasn’t.... Read More