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Environmental Law

2009

Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

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Why Resilience May Not Always Be A Good Thing: Lessons In Ecosystem Restoration From Glen Canyon And The Everglades, Sandra B. Zellmer, Lance Gunderson Jan 2009

Why Resilience May Not Always Be A Good Thing: Lessons In Ecosystem Restoration From Glen Canyon And The Everglades, Sandra B. Zellmer, Lance Gunderson

Faculty Law Review Articles

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Streamlining Nepa To Combat Global Climate Change: Heresy Or Necessity?, Irma S. Russell Jan 2009

Streamlining Nepa To Combat Global Climate Change: Heresy Or Necessity?, Irma S. Russell

Faculty Law Review Articles

This article discusses the impact of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the development of noncarbon energy sources and raises the question of whether the NEPA process should be altered to bring clean power online faster. The article examines the ability of the market to respond to the call for rapid adaptation to climate change and for rapid development of noncarbon sources of energy, given the regulatory environment and existing regulatory treatment of NEPA processes. In addition, the article examines examples of current streamlining of the NEPA process in the energy arena. The author notes arguments for and against ...