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Covid-19 Impacts: How A Global Pandemic Amid The Sunsets Of The Ptc And Itc Made The U.S. Wind And Solar Industries More Resilient, Kimberly E. Diamond 2021 Fordham Law School

Covid-19 Impacts: How A Global Pandemic Amid The Sunsets Of The Ptc And Itc Made The U.S. Wind And Solar Industries More Resilient, Kimberly E. Diamond

Fordham Environmental Law Review

A cataclysmic event is sometimes the necessary catalyst for companies within certain industries to re- examine, radically shift, and replace their standard practices with technologically-advanced alternatives. In the United States, the occurrence of the Coronavirus pandemic (“COVID-19”) during the sunsets of the Production Tax Credit (“PTC”) and the Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”) created a unique confluence of factors that produced a perfect storm tantamount to such a cataclysmic event for companies in the wind and solar industries, particularly developers. Over the years, the domestic utility-scale wind industry has come to rely heavily upon the PTC, while the domestic utility- scale ...


Illegal Discharge: Exploring The History Of The Criminal Enforcement Of The U.S. Clean Water Act, Dr. Joshua Ozymy, Dr. Melisssa L. Jarrell 2021 Fordham Law School

Illegal Discharge: Exploring The History Of The Criminal Enforcement Of The U.S. Clean Water Act, Dr. Joshua Ozymy, Dr. Melisssa L. Jarrell

Fordham Environmental Law Review

The criminal prosecution of defendants that violate federal clean water laws has been ongoing for roughly four decades. Yet, we continue to have a poor understanding of how federal prosecutors use the U.S. Clean Water Act (“CWA”) to charge and prosecute criminals and the outcomes of those prosecutions. We use content analysis to analyze 2,588 federal criminal prosecution case summaries, 1983-2019, to gain a better historical understanding of how the CWA has been used as a prosecutorial tool, to bring out the major themes in the prosecutions, and quantify sentencing outcomes. Findings from the 828 CWA prosecutions undertaken ...


Red Tide: A Blooming Concern For Florida Manatees, Shannon Price Esq. 2021 Fordham Law School

Red Tide: A Blooming Concern For Florida Manatees, Shannon Price Esq.

Fordham Environmental Law Review

Although red tides are a common and natural occurrence around the coast of Florida, within the last few decades they have intensified and become much more deadly. Several identifiable human-caused factors exacerbate the size, concentration, and duration of the harmful algae bloom and disturb the environment’s natural balance. The Florida Gulf Coast provides all the algae’s necessary requirements for survival, the perfect storm to create a resilient super bloom that annihilates its host ecosystem.

This article explains the plight of Florida manatees who, like other marine animals and plants, are being injured or killed by this algae crisis ...


"Eco" Your Own Way: An Argument For State-Specific Climate Change Legislation, Amanda Voeller 2021 Fordham Law School

"Eco" Your Own Way: An Argument For State-Specific Climate Change Legislation, Amanda Voeller

Fordham Environmental Law Review

The consequences of climate change seriously and immediately threaten the American way of life, but proposed federal legislation like the Green New Deal is overly broad, unrealistic, and inefficient. The most effective way for the United States to combat climate change is not with a one-size-fits-all plan like the Green New Deal, but with federal legislation that incentivizes states and cities to enact and enforce individualized, local climate legislation. Different states and cities have different climates, available energy sources, and transportation needs, so the federal government should use financial incentives to encourage states and cities to pass tailor-made bills and ...


The Use Of Regular Militaries For Natural Disasters After A Major Event Where The Military Was Seen As A Failure - The Somalia Effect In The Age Of Black Lives Matters And Covid-19, Donald D.A. Schaefer 2021 Fordham Law School

The Use Of Regular Militaries For Natural Disasters After A Major Event Where The Military Was Seen As A Failure - The Somalia Effect In The Age Of Black Lives Matters And Covid-19, Donald D.A. Schaefer

Fordham Environmental Law Review

This is written as a continuation of Dr. Schaefer’s recent article entitled, “The Use of the Regular Militaries for Natural Disaster Assistance: Climate Change and the Increasing Need for Changes to the Laws in the United States, China, Japan, the Philippines, and Other Countries.” 2 Perhaps few other areas have affected so many people than the Covid-19 pandemic. Coupled with this has been the struggle over the use of force by the military and police in the age of “black lives matters” and the movements that have been transpired as a result. With the increased global warming likely to ...


A Dark And Bloody Battle Ground: Wetland Preservation In Kentucky, Jane Marie Watts 2021 University of Kentucky

A Dark And Bloody Battle Ground: Wetland Preservation In Kentucky, Jane Marie Watts

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

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States' Powerful New Shield To Guard Water Resources: Pud No. 1 Of Jefferson County V. Washington Department Of Ecology, W. Blaine Early III 2021 University of Kentucky

States' Powerful New Shield To Guard Water Resources: Pud No. 1 Of Jefferson County V. Washington Department Of Ecology, W. Blaine Early Iii

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

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Kentucky's Efforts To Protect Its Groundwater: Uniqueness And Uniformity Among The States, Melanie S. Marrs 2021 University of Kentucky

Kentucky's Efforts To Protect Its Groundwater: Uniqueness And Uniformity Among The States, Melanie S. Marrs

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Preclusion Of Citizens' Suits Under The Clean Water Act, Elizabeth McKinney 2021 University of Kentucky

Preclusion Of Citizens' Suits Under The Clean Water Act, Elizabeth Mckinney

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

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The Shrinking Reach Of The Commerce Power: Is Wetland Jurisdiction In Danger?, Jonathan G. Hieneman 2021 University of Kentucky

The Shrinking Reach Of The Commerce Power: Is Wetland Jurisdiction In Danger?, Jonathan G. Hieneman

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

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Federal Groundwater Regulation And Policy: Improvements Under The Horizon?, Allyn G. Turner 2021 Spilman, Thomas, & Battle

Federal Groundwater Regulation And Policy: Improvements Under The Horizon?, Allyn G. Turner

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


The Storm Water Regulatory Scheme: Washing An Industry Down The Drain?, Kathy G. Beckett, Becky L. Jacobs 2021 Robinson & McElwee

The Storm Water Regulatory Scheme: Washing An Industry Down The Drain?, Kathy G. Beckett, Becky L. Jacobs

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


How The Energy And Water Development Appropriations Act Of 1993 Has. Impacted The Constitutional Dynamics Of Federal Wetlands Delineation And Regulation, James J. S. Johnson, William Lee Logan III 2021 LeTourneau University

How The Energy And Water Development Appropriations Act Of 1993 Has. Impacted The Constitutional Dynamics Of Federal Wetlands Delineation And Regulation, James J. S. Johnson, William Lee Logan Iii

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Acid Mine Drainage: Common Law, Smcra, And The Clean Water Act, Caroline Henrich 2021 Eastern Associated Coal Corp.

Acid Mine Drainage: Common Law, Smcra, And The Clean Water Act, Caroline Henrich

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Let Us Hope For Smart Fish: A Clean Water Act Practitioner's Search For Ratchet Down, W. Henry Graddy IV 2021 Reeves & Graddy

Let Us Hope For Smart Fish: A Clean Water Act Practitioner's Search For Ratchet Down, W. Henry Graddy Iv

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Arkansas V. Oklahoma: Downstream States Left Without A Paddle, Neil Fairweather 2021 University of Kentucky

Arkansas V. Oklahoma: Downstream States Left Without A Paddle, Neil Fairweather

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Jurisdiction Over Water Quality On Native American Lands, Charlotte Uram, Mary J. Decker 2021 Landels, Ripley & Diamond

Jurisdiction Over Water Quality On Native American Lands, Charlotte Uram, Mary J. Decker

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Environmental Bounty Hunters: Reallocating Enforcement Authority Between Citizens And The Government Under The Clean Water Act, Stephen G. Allen 2021 University of Kentucky

Environmental Bounty Hunters: Reallocating Enforcement Authority Between Citizens And The Government Under The Clean Water Act, Stephen G. Allen

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


International Paper And Interstate Water Pollution: A Two-Ton Problem In A One-Ton Regulatory Garbage Bag, Genie B. Whitesell 2021 University of Kentucky

International Paper And Interstate Water Pollution: A Two-Ton Problem In A One-Ton Regulatory Garbage Bag, Genie B. Whitesell

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Some Legal Solutions For Contemporary Problems Concerning Groundwater And Aquifers, Earl F. Murphy 2021 Ohio State University

Some Legal Solutions For Contemporary Problems Concerning Groundwater And Aquifers, Earl F. Murphy

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


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