Monthly Archives: April 2013

Policy Initiative Releases Report on Fracking Chemical Disclosure

The Policy Initiative issued “Legal Fractures: Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool,” a report questioning the reliance of eleven states on a third party website for oil and gas industry reporting requirements. The two-year-old registry, FracFocus, is intended to  provide information to the public about the chemicals used in […]

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Professor Lazarus Discusses Environmental Lawlessness in Chair Lecture

Richard Lazarus, the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, explained the current state of “environmental lawlessness” in his chair lecture April 10. A video recording of the event is available here. Speaking before a crowd of family, students, colleagues, and friends—including Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts—Professor Lazarus described how environmental law has fallen […]

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