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Law Library Blog (March 2021): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law Mar 2021

Law Library Blog (March 2021): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

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Environmental Justice And The Possibilities For Environmental Law, Sarah Krakoff Jan 2019

Environmental Justice And The Possibilities For Environmental Law, Sarah Krakoff

Publications

Climate change and extreme inequality combine to cause disproportionate harms to poor communities throughout the world. Further, unequal resource allocation is shot through with the structures of racism and other forms of discrimination. This Essay explores these phenomena in two different places in the United States, and traces law’s role in constructing environmental and economic vulnerability. The Essay then proposes that solutions, if there are any to be had, lie in expanding our notions of what kinds of laws are relevant to achieving environmental justice, and in seeing law as a possible tactic for instigating broader social change but not …


Slides: The Era Of River Anthropology: Social And Eco-Hydrological Science Connections And Capacity For Environmental Flows: Us Case Studies, Joseph E. Flotemersch, Lisa-Perras Gordon Jun 2016

Slides: The Era Of River Anthropology: Social And Eco-Hydrological Science Connections And Capacity For Environmental Flows: Us Case Studies, Joseph E. Flotemersch, Lisa-Perras Gordon

Coping with Water Scarcity in River Basins Worldwide: Lessons Learned from Shared Experiences (Martz Summer Conference, June 9-10)

Presenter: Joe Flotemersch, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development

21 slides


Slides: Paying The Price For Power: When L.A. Turns On The Lights, Northwestern New Mexico Feels It, Jonathan Thompson Jun 2008

Slides: Paying The Price For Power: When L.A. Turns On The Lights, Northwestern New Mexico Feels It, Jonathan Thompson

Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6)

Presenter: Jonathan Thompson, Editor, High Country News

23 slides


Agenda: The Climate Of Environmental Justice: Taking Stock, University Of Colorado Boulder. School Of Law Mar 2007

Agenda: The Climate Of Environmental Justice: Taking Stock, University Of Colorado Boulder. School Of Law

The Climate of Environmental Justice: Taking Stock (March 16-17)

On March 16-17, The Climate of Environmental Justice: Taking Stock conference gathered 125 academics and practitioners from around the country to consider the pressing issues facing low-income and/or communities of color that continue to be subjected to a disproportionate share of environmental maladies.

"Some people are more equal than others when it comes to bracing ourselves for the impacts of climate change," said conference organizer Professor Maxine Burkett. "Whether it's because poor folks lived in the lowest areas of New Orleans when Katrina floodwaters rushed in, or are less able to afford the cooling bill during increasingly frequent heat waves, …


Defining "Addition" Of A Pollutant Into Navigable Waters From A Point Source Under The Clean Water Act: The Questions Answered — And Those Not Answered — By South Florida Water Management District V. Miccosukee Tribe Of Indians, Steven A.G. Davison Oct 2004

Defining "Addition" Of A Pollutant Into Navigable Waters From A Point Source Under The Clean Water Act: The Questions Answered — And Those Not Answered — By South Florida Water Management District V. Miccosukee Tribe Of Indians, Steven A.G. Davison

All Faculty Scholarship

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Restoring The Rio Grande—What Will It Take?, Denise Fort Jun 1995

Restoring The Rio Grande—What Will It Take?, Denise Fort

Sustainable Use of the West's Water (Summer Conference, June 12-14)

18 pages.

Contains 1 page of references.


Sustainability: Myth And Reality, Kai Lee Jun 1995

Sustainability: Myth And Reality, Kai Lee

Sustainable Use of the West's Water (Summer Conference, June 12-14)

23 pages (includes illustrations).

Contains references.


Contract Between The United States And The Jicarilla Apache Tribe, Jicarilla Apache Nation, United States Dec 1992

Contract Between The United States And The Jicarilla Apache Tribe, Jicarilla Apache Nation, United States

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Settlement Agreement: Contract between the US and the Jicarilla Apache Tribe (Dec. 8, 1992). Parties: Jicarilla Apache Nation and US. The contract will come into effect when certain decrees are entered, claims dismissed, and cases resolved. When a decree is entered in the water rights adjudication styled NM v. US of the NM San Juan River system added to the decree in NM v. Aragon, a second water rights adjudication in NM will fully describe the Nation’s reserved water rights, that is, diversion not to exceed 40K acre-feet per year from the two stream systems. This water will come from …


Water Rights Compact Among Seminole Tribe Of Florida, Florida And South Florida Water Management District, Seminole Tribe Of Florida Et Al May 1987

Water Rights Compact Among Seminole Tribe Of Florida, Florida And South Florida Water Management District, Seminole Tribe Of Florida Et Al

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Settlement Agreement: Water Rights Compact among the Seminole Tribe of Florida, State Of Florida and South Florida Water Management District (May 15, 1987) Parties: Seminole Tribe of Florida, State Of Florida and South Florida Water Management District .The Compact recognizes water rights under federal for the Tribe and the Tribe gives up federal reserved rights under Winters. The Tribe will comply with the state law of 1986 for regulating water use. The Tribe is not under to the procedural provisions of the Florida Water Resources Act or administrative control by the District and has regulatory authority over water use and …


Groundwater Control Programs Affecting Water Development, Arthur L. Littleworth Jun 1984

Groundwater Control Programs Affecting Water Development, Arthur L. Littleworth

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

19 pages.


Hydrology: Unraveling The Mysteries Of Groundwater Occurrence And Movement, Thomas M. Stetson Jun 1983

Hydrology: Unraveling The Mysteries Of Groundwater Occurrence And Movement, Thomas M. Stetson

Groundwater: Allocation, Development and Pollution (Summer Conference, June 6-9)

31 pages (includes illustrations).

Glossary omitted.