Monthly Archives: June 2014

New Report on Regional and Municipal Stormwater Management

The Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic and the Environmental Policy Initiative released a new report, Regional and Municipal Stormwater Management: A Comprehensive Approach.  This report analyzes options for addressing stormwater pollution at both the regional and municipal level, encourages the adoption of green infrastructure by municipalities as a stormwater pollution reduction strategy, and recommends that […]

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Global Climate Change and U.S. Law Co-edited By Prof. Jody Freeman

In April 2014 the American Bar Association published the second edition of Global Climate Change and U.S. Law, which is co-edited by Mike Gerrard and Jody Freeman. The first edition appeared in 2007 and was widely adopted in law school courses; this second edition adds several entirely new chapters (covering NEPA, ESA, civil remedies, water, cap […]

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EPA’s 111(d) Rule for Power Plants – HLS Analysis and Research

In light of EPA’s  plan to regulate carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, we wanted to highlight some of the work that HLS faculty have been doing around the issue. Professor Jody Freeman, Director and Founder of ELP, recently wrote a New York Times op-ed “Teaching an Old Law New Tricks” about the legal prospects […]

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