Monthly Archives: September 2015

EPI Director Konschnik Discusses Hydraulic Fracturing Reporting at Harvard Kennedy School

Kate Konschnik, founding Director of the Harvard Environmental Policy Initiative, presented at the New Directions in Regulation seminar series, hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Regulatory Policy Program, on September 17. Her presentation, Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Reporting and Disclosure: Analysis of FracFocus Data and Lessons Learned, discussed the challenges and opportunities for improvement in industry […]

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Prof. Lazarus Assesses Recent Supreme Court Ruling

Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. EPA, what are the prospects for the EPA Mercury Rule? Perhaps even more significantly, what are the implications of that decision for the EPA as it defends the Clean Power Plan? Prof. Richard Lazarus addresses these questions in a column for the Environmental Law Institute’s Environmental Forum. […]

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Policy Initiative Celebrates 80th Birthday of the Federal Power Act

In 1935, Congress passed Title II of the Federal Power Act. The law grants federal jurisdiction over transmission of electricity in interstate commerce and wholesale electricity sales. To mark the 80th birthday of the Federal Power Act, the Harvard Environmental Policy Initiative and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute convened a group of experts to discuss how […]

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