27 Jun 2017

feedEnvironmental Law Prof Blog

Repeal First, Explain Later: The Trump Administration and the Clean Water Rule

EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers just released a proposal to repeal the Clean Water Rule and to return to previous regulations. The Clean Water Rule (also known as the WOTUS Rule) would have clarified the scope of federal...

27 Jun 2017 9:21pm GMT

05 Jun 2017

feedEnvironmental Law Prof Blog

Water is the New Carbon

How do we tax water consumption? And how should we? These aren't questions that either water lawyers or tax lawyers are accustomed to thinking about. Water lawyers do think, sometimes, about using economic incentives to adjust water use patterns, but...

05 Jun 2017 4:24pm GMT

01 Jun 2017

feedEnvironmental Law Prof Blog

Jobs, Consumption, and the “Angry” Trump Voter

This post first appeared on The Rural Environment on May 31, 2017 (you can subscribe to posts from The Rural Environment here: https://ruralenvironment.net) In President Trump's inaugural address, he stated: "We must protect our borders from the ravages of other...

01 Jun 2017 8:11pm GMT