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Breathing Air With Heft: An Experiential Report On Environmental Regulation And Public Health In Urban China, Erin Ryan 2017 Florida State University College of Law

Breathing Air With Heft: An Experiential Report On Environmental Regulation And Public Health In Urban China, Erin Ryan

Erin Ryan

This article explores the gritty intersections of daily life and environmental law in modern China, an industrial powerhouse still struggling to reconcile economic opportunity with breathable air, clean water, healthy food, and safe products.  With comparative perspective on analogous challenges in the United States, the article reports on these critical domestic challenges for China at a pivotal moment in its reemergence as a dominant world power.  China’s continued geopolitical rise may well hinge on its ability to respond successfully to the environmental causes of growing social unrest.
 
In 2011, in the midst of this maelstrom, I brought my husband ...


V. 8, 2017 Masthead, 2017 University of San Diego

V. 8, 2017 Masthead

San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law

No abstract provided.


V.4, 2013 Masthead, 2017 University of San Diego

V.4, 2013 Masthead

San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law

No abstract provided.


Improving Native American Tribes’ Voice In International Climate Change Negotiations, Jin Hyung Lee 2017 Emory University School of Law

Improving Native American Tribes’ Voice In International Climate Change Negotiations, Jin Hyung Lee

American Indian Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Case Law On American Indians: August 2015—August 2016, Thomas P. Schlosser 2017 Morisset, Schlosser, Jozwiak & Somerville

Case Law On American Indians: August 2015—August 2016, Thomas P. Schlosser

American Indian Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Foundations For Sustainable Development: Harmonizing Islam, Nature And Law, Norah bin Hamad 2017 Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Foundations For Sustainable Development: Harmonizing Islam, Nature And Law, Norah Bin Hamad

Dissertations & Theses

Human society is weakening Earth’s environment, its only home. In 2015, nations agreed on a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide restoring and sustaining the wellbeing of peoples everywhere. If the SDGs are to succeed, all cultural and religious communities will need to urgently implement them. Islam offers a holistic view of God’s creation and the Qur’an clearly sets forth duties to care for the Earth. In the past, most people have ignored the world-wide trends of environmental degradation which scientist have reported. There is a pressing need to expand education and public awareness ...


Does One Size Fit All? The Importance Of State Natural Resource Damage Assessment Laws, Elizabeth Conti 2017 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Does One Size Fit All? The Importance Of State Natural Resource Damage Assessment Laws, Elizabeth Conti

Catholic University Law Review

Natural Resource Damage Assessments (NRDAs) are necessary for the purpose of ensuring restoration and revitalization to natural resources harmed or destroyed by environmental contaminations, whether natural or manmade. Many federal laws such as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (CWA) are available to assess damages to natural resources. However, their effectiveness is limited due to factors such as lack of resources and funding, political intervention, and a multitude of damages to assess spread throughout the country. Many states have taken the lead in enacting NRDA ...


V.3, 2012 Masthead, 2017 University of San Diego

V.3, 2012 Masthead

San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law

No abstract provided.


Greenaction For Health And Environmental Justice, Petitioner, V. Tetra Tech Ec, Inc. Licensee., Golden Gate University School of Law 2017 Golden Gate University School of Law

Greenaction For Health And Environmental Justice, Petitioner, V. Tetra Tech Ec, Inc. Licensee., Golden Gate University School Of Law

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Led by our clinic professor, Steve Castleman, our clinic filed a student-researched petition before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, seeking to have the agency responsible for nuclear safety revoke a nuclear materials license held by a company that is responsible for cleaning up the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. We got great media coverage. In the coverage done by NBC Investigative Unit, which also covered the clinic’s work on pollution in Hunters Point last month, reporter Liz Wagner is holding up the petition that the clinic filed.

The shipyard is slated for commercial and residential development. The cleanup contractor, Tetra Tech ...


Environmental Control: Guide Or Roadblock To Land Development - A Symposium - Introduction, Donald W. Dowd 2017 Selected Works

Environmental Control: Guide Or Roadblock To Land Development - A Symposium - Introduction, Donald W. Dowd

Donald W. Dowd

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International Climate Negotiations: Opportunities And Challenges For The Obama Administration, David B. Hunter 2017 Selected Works

International Climate Negotiations: Opportunities And Challenges For The Obama Administration, David B. Hunter

David B. Hunter

No abstract provided.


How Did They Become Law?: A Jurisprudential Inquiry About The Outcome Principles Of Historic United Nations Environmental Conferences, Woong Kyu Sung 2017 Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations

How Did They Become Law?: A Jurisprudential Inquiry About The Outcome Principles Of Historic United Nations Environmental Conferences, Woong Kyu Sung

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Bow To The Silver King: Using Transboundary Rivers To Protect Tarpon, JD Howard 2017 University of Georgia School of Law

Bow To The Silver King: Using Transboundary Rivers To Protect Tarpon, Jd Howard

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


From Shark Finning To Shark Fishing: A Strategy For The U.S. & Eu To Combat Shark Finning In China & Hong Kong, Jeremy Iloulian 2017 Duke Law

From Shark Finning To Shark Fishing: A Strategy For The U.S. & Eu To Combat Shark Finning In China & Hong Kong, Jeremy Iloulian

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum

Globally, the shark population is under extreme stress, primarily due to the rise of China and a growing middle class with a taste for a cultural dish: shark fin soup. Sharks play an important ecologic role and can be extremely beneficial to the local economy. They can also be an important food source for people if harvested sustainably and not in a manner that challenges the morality of humans’ relationship with the ocean; something the current shark finning practices do. Approaches to sustainable shark fishing at the international and domestic level have met some success. Even so, China and Hong ...


V.2, 2010 Masthead, 2017 University of San Diego

V.2, 2010 Masthead

San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law

No abstract provided.


Conserving Parks, Transforming Lives: How The Student Conservation Association Is Shaping The Next 100 Years Of National Parks And The Next Generation Of American Youth, Liz Putnam 2017 The University of Akron

Conserving Parks, Transforming Lives: How The Student Conservation Association Is Shaping The Next 100 Years Of National Parks And The Next Generation Of American Youth, Liz Putnam

Akron Law Review

The National Park Service greeted a record-shattering 307.2 million visitors in 2015. Ironically, however, national parks are becoming irrelevant to large segments of our society. The typical national park visitor is approaching retirement age. Nearly four in five visitors are White, despite the fact that Whites currently make up less than 63% of the US population and are on pace to be in the minority by 2044. Throw in the nature-deficit disorder epidemic among today’s youth and the ongoing shift in our population to urban areas, and the trends do not bode well for the future of our ...


Alaska: Extraordinary Parks, Extraordinarily Complicated, Julie Lurman Joly 2017 The University of Akron

Alaska: Extraordinary Parks, Extraordinarily Complicated, Julie Lurman Joly

Akron Law Review

In many ways, national parks in Alaska face the same difficulties as other parks nationwide: pockets of strong anti-federal sentiment, increasingly high usage rates (at least in a couple of Alaska parks) leading to resource degradation, decreasing funding, and increasing maintenance costs. On the other hand, Alaska parks are completely unique in their circumstances. Many parks in Alaska receive few to no visitors each year, and Alaska parks contain vast tracts of land and resources but are managed by the barest minimum number of employees. Furthermore, Alaska’s national parks operate in a more complex legal environment than most other ...


The National Park System And Nepa: Non-Impairment In An Age Of Disruption, Jamison E. Colburn 2017 The University of Akron

The National Park System And Nepa: Non-Impairment In An Age Of Disruption, Jamison E. Colburn

Akron Law Review

We live in an age of disruption. “Disruptive innovations,” typically digital in nature, create new markets and value chains that grow and overthrow market leaders and other incumbents. The founders of our National Park System and National Park Service (NPS) had little sense of such disruption and, judging by how our park ideals have fared in recent decades, too little sense of how disruption works in nature, either. The parks embody a set of ideals and, as one of the most noted inventions of America’s democracy, sit in uneasy tension with the constant disruption of nature’s composition and ...


The National Park Service At 100, Donald J. Hellmann 2017 The University of Akron

The National Park Service At 100, Donald J. Hellmann

Akron Law Review

In its first century, the National Park Service was transformed from an agency that managed a small number of western parks to one responsible for over 400 sites across the country. The management of these park sites has changed as well, with many new parks structured as a partnership effort between the National Park Service and surrounding cities and towns, as well as non-profit organizations and friends groups. The Park Service has had its work extended by Congress to reach beyond park boundaries in order to help states and local governments with resource preservation and the development of recreational opportunities ...


An Introduction To The National Park Service Symposium, Sarah J. Morath 2017 The University of Akron

An Introduction To The National Park Service Symposium, Sarah J. Morath

Akron Law Review

No abstract provided.


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