Britany Riley  //  11/26/17  //  Topic Update


Environmental groups are suing the Trump administration over its decision to allow hunters to import trophies from hunting African elephants and lions in Zimbabwe (The Hill).

  • President Trump put the decision on hold on Twitter over the weekend, but the environmental groups are suing to make the hold permanent (Politico).  

Nebraska approved the Keystone XL pipeline, but the state created uncertainty by picking an alternative path for the line (NYTimesLATimes).


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