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The Impact Of Cultural Heritage On Japanese Towns And Villages, Yuichiro Tsuji Dr. 2020 University of Tsukuba

The Impact Of Cultural Heritage On Japanese Towns And Villages, Yuichiro Tsuji Dr.

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

In 1954, when historically significant clays and clay pots were found in the Iba district of Shizuoka prefecture, the city applied to the prefectural education committee for a historic site designation. The committee granted this designation to the city..

However, in 1973 the education committee lifted its permission to promote development around the location. Historians have sought revocation of this decision under the Administrative Case Litigation Act (ACLA), but the Supreme Court has denied standing. By denying standing, the Japanese Supreme Court allows the prefecture to destroy a historical site.

First, this paper seeks to discuss the doctrine of standing ...


Proposed Federal Osha Standards For Wildfire Smoke, Keenan Layton 2020 Seattle University School of Law

Proposed Federal Osha Standards For Wildfire Smoke, Keenan Layton

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

With the rise of global temperatures, climatologists predict a corresponding increase in the frequency and severity of wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. Rising temperatures are expected to create drier conditions in forests, thereby creating environmental conditions more prone to forest fires. Wildfires have become a common enough occurrence in the Pacific Northwest that summers have become synonymous with smoky conditions, but the issue is not constrained to this region. Though the Pacific Northwest has recently acted as a harbinger of increasing wildfires, environmental scientists forecast an increase in fire risk throughout the Western United States. The predicted rise in forest ...


Responsible Energy Storage For A Renewable Electrical Grid, Matt Longacre 2020 Seattle University School of Law

Responsible Energy Storage For A Renewable Electrical Grid, Matt Longacre

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

The United States economy, its national security, and even the health and safety of its citizens depend on reliably available electricity. Electricity is largely available through the grid – more than 9,200 generating units, capable of generating more than one terawatt of electricity, connected to more than 600,000 miles of wire. The grid extends to nearly everything: from charging cellphones to cellphone towers, from light emitting diodes to street lights, and from parking meters to electric cars; the grid has become ubiquitous.

The current grid infrastructure has been valued at two trillion dollars, but much of it is aging ...


Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Moon: Is Existing Law Sufficient To Enable Resource Extraction On The Moon?, Mark J. Sundahl, Jeffrey A. Murphy 2020 Global Space Law Center, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Moon: Is Existing Law Sufficient To Enable Resource Extraction On The Moon?, Mark J. Sundahl, Jeffrey A. Murphy

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Recent Case Decisions, 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Recent Case Decisions

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Contractual Interpretations, Ambiguities, And Litigation Difficulties Presented In The Context Of Oil And Gas Leases As A Result Of The Texas Supreme Court’S Decision In Murphy Exploration & Prod. Co.-Usa V. Adams, 560 S.W.3d 105 (Tex. 2018), Jake B. Ware 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Contractual Interpretations, Ambiguities, And Litigation Difficulties Presented In The Context Of Oil And Gas Leases As A Result Of The Texas Supreme Court’S Decision In Murphy Exploration & Prod. Co.-Usa V. Adams, 560 S.W.3d 105 (Tex. 2018), Jake B. Ware

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Can You Dig It? A Note On The U.S. Supreme Court’S Atomic Energy Act Preemption Decision In Virginia Uranium, Inc. V. Warren, John Shelden 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Can You Dig It? A Note On The U.S. Supreme Court’S Atomic Energy Act Preemption Decision In Virginia Uranium, Inc. V. Warren, John Shelden

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Balkanization In Oil And Gas: How Home Rule Constitutional Provisions Disrupt State Law, Dan Ray 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Balkanization In Oil And Gas: How Home Rule Constitutional Provisions Disrupt State Law, Dan Ray

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Identifying The Pillars Of A Pro-Solar Energy Policy: A Multi-State Survey Of Distributed Solar Energy Generation Laws, Samuel Moore 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Identifying The Pillars Of A Pro-Solar Energy Policy: A Multi-State Survey Of Distributed Solar Energy Generation Laws, Samuel Moore

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Budding Marijuana Industry Meets Climate & Environmental Crisis: A Call To Legislative Action, Spencer Gill 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Budding Marijuana Industry Meets Climate & Environmental Crisis: A Call To Legislative Action, Spencer Gill

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Parker Drilling Mgmt. Servs., Ltd. V. Newton: Drilling Down On The Law Of The Outer Continental Shelf, William Dakil 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Parker Drilling Mgmt. Servs., Ltd. V. Newton: Drilling Down On The Law Of The Outer Continental Shelf, William Dakil

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


The Battle For Oil: Fighting Through Corruption & Changing Socio-Economic Landscapes To Win Over Africa’S Biggest Giants, Modupe Adamolekun 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Battle For Oil: Fighting Through Corruption & Changing Socio-Economic Landscapes To Win Over Africa’S Biggest Giants, Modupe Adamolekun

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Editor's Introduction & Front Pages, 2020 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Editor's Introduction & Front Pages

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


When Water Isn't Wet: The Evolution Of Water Right Mitigation In Washington State, Rachael Osborn, Michael Mayer 2020 Seattle University School of Law

When Water Isn't Wet: The Evolution Of Water Right Mitigation In Washington State, Rachael Osborn, Michael Mayer

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

What is water right mitigation?

The allocation of surface and ground water resources for out of stream uses via the western water rights doctrine of prior appropriation comes with serious environmental consequences – depletion of streamflow and aquifers. Over-appropriation by water rights has led to deleterious impacts on natural resources, including salmon survival, water quality, and public uses of state waterways.

Because of the over-appropriated condition of Washington’s rivers and aquifers, the issuance of new water rights has until recently required water-for-water or in-kind mitigation, with the goal to directly compensate for deleterious impacts. Historically, the Water Resources Program of ...


Shifting Public Perception: Climate Change Means Living With Fire And Smoke, Robert Froembling 2020 Seattle University School of Law

Shifting Public Perception: Climate Change Means Living With Fire And Smoke, Robert Froembling

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

The urgency to prepare for the climate crisis has never been greater. We are currently living in the sixth mass extinction and the effects are only going to accelerate. We will inherit more wildfires, larger wildfires, and more frequent wildfires.

This piece is not meant to stoke fear in its readers or be depressing, but to shift public perception on what our future holds by evaluating the laws and science presented to us. This piece will look at regional and federal regulations and assess the increased rate of forest fires and the grave public health concerns from stagnant smoke specifically ...


Environmental Justice: Law, Policy & Regulation, Clifford Villa, Nadia Ahmad, Rebecca Bratspies, Roger Lin, Clifford Rechtschaffen, Eileen Gauna, Catherine O'Neill 2020 University of New Mexico - School of Law

Environmental Justice: Law, Policy & Regulation, Clifford Villa, Nadia Ahmad, Rebecca Bratspies, Roger Lin, Clifford Rechtschaffen, Eileen Gauna, Catherine O'Neill

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Environmental Justice: Law, Policy, & Regulation explores theory and practice in this dynamic subject, which fuses environmental law and civil rights enforcement. From early concerns over toxic waste in minority communities, environmental justice expanded to consider the range of environmental threats facing poor, immigrant, and indigenous communities; women, children, and seniors; and other vulnerable populations. This third edition provides extensively updated materials to address environmental justice concerns today, including oil drilling in the Arctic, the Dakota Access Pipeline, drinking water contamination in Flint, and the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Featuring new chapters addressing disaster justice and food justice, this new edition also expands coverage of environmental enforcement, contaminated sites, climate justice, and environmental justice in Indian country, all with an eye towards identifying modern challenges and available tools for the continuing pursuit of environmental justice.


Fmc Corp. V. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Seth T. Bonilla 2020 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Fmc Corp. V. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Seth T. Bonilla

Public Land & Resources Law Review

In 1998, FMC Corporation agreed to submit to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes’ permitting processes, including the payment of fees, for clean-up work required as part of consent decree negotiations with the Environmental Protection Agency. Then, in 2002, FMC refused to pay the Tribes under a permitting agreement entered into by both parties, even though the company continued to store hazardous waste on land within the Shoshone-Bannock Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho. FMC challenged the Tribes’ authority to enforce the $1.5 million permitting fees first in tribal court and later challenged the Tribes’ authority to exercise civil regulatory and adjudicatory jurisdiction ...


Asarco Llc V. Atlantic Richfield Company: Allocation Of Remediation Costs Under Cercla, Nyles G. Greer 2020 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Asarco Llc V. Atlantic Richfield Company: Allocation Of Remediation Costs Under Cercla, Nyles G. Greer

Public Land & Resources Law Review

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals originally scheduled oral arguments in this matter for Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. in the William K. Nakamura Courthouse in Seattle, Washington. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ninth Circuit has postponed oral arguments in this matter. While still subject to change due to the pandemic, the court has rescheduled oral arguments for April 27, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. in Courtroom 2 of the William K. Nakamura Courthouse in Seattle, Washington. Shannon Wells Stevenson will likely appear on behalf of the Appellant. Gregory Evans will likely appear on ...


Juliana V. United States, Anthony Reed 2020 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Juliana V. United States, Anthony Reed

Public Land & Resources Law Review

Plaintiffs sued the United States government for promoting activities that were known to pollute the atmosphere and cause climate change. They claimed the government’s policies violated their rights under the substantive due process clause of the Fifth Amendment, the equal protection clause of the Ninth Amendment, and the public trust doctrine. The Ninth Circuit held it was not within the court’s Article III power to create and oversee a comprehensive plan capable of redressing the Plaintiffs’ injuries and, therefore, Plaintiffs lacked standing.


Authority For Municipal Resilient Road Infrastructure Funding Strategies In Rhode Island, Jimmy Smith, Read Porter 2020 Rhode Island Sea Grant Law Fellow

Authority For Municipal Resilient Road Infrastructure Funding Strategies In Rhode Island, Jimmy Smith, Read Porter

Sea Grant Law Fellow Publications

No abstract provided.


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