Eve Levin  //  7/23/17  //  Topic Update


The Ninth Circuit has rejected a challenge by environmental advocacy groups to the decision of the Environmental Protection Agency not to ban the use of the pesticide chloropyrifos (The Hill).

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to repeal the Clean Power Act and Clean Water Rule, among other Obama administration rules (The Hill).


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a unified national automobile emissions standard, which may preempt California's stricter standard. California is challenging the Interior Department's repeal of standards for fracking on federal land.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

FERC unanimously rejects Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposal to support coal and nuclear power plants. The Trump Administration backs off of plans for new oil drilling off the Florida coast.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The EPA finalized a rule that will maintain the biofuels quota.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School