Letter from the Editor In January, when the e-board settled on “The Environment” as a theme for the Summer 2020 issue of Juris, none of us could have predicted the challenge that nature would present to us this year. Environmental law is often treated peripherally in the United States. The […]
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By: Margaret Potter, Blog Editor Enacted in 1972, the Clean Water Act (the “CWA”) has provided for the federal protection of the “waters of the United States” for over forty years. Under the CWA, the federal government can regulate water quality standards and implement pollution control to protect the integrity […]
By Giulia Schaub, Blog Editor President Donald Trump and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released their proposal on January 10, 2020 to modify the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), with the ultimate goals of bringing an end to the slow federal approval processes of new projects and […]