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Policy Initiative Publishes Paper on State Plan Enforcement Under EPA’s GHG Power Plant Rule

The Policy Initiative released a paper entitled Power Over Pollution: Exploring State Plan Enforcement Under EPA’s GHG Power Plant Rule.  Last month, EPA proposed CO2 emission guidelines for existing power plants.  Once EPA’s proposal is finalized next year, States will submit … Continue reading

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The Clinic and Policy Initiative Announce 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 … Continue reading

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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; … Continue reading

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

In light of EPA’s announcement today about Obama’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, … Continue reading

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2014 Barron Fellows Announced

Natasha Burnett is a 1L interested in human rights and the environment. After obtaining her BA from Johns Hopkins in International Studies, she completed her MA in Environmental Policy from Sciences Po in Paris. During her Masters program, she also interned … Continue reading

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