Spring 2013: Landscape Protection

The Importance of Community in Wildfire Prevention and Hazard Mitigation

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The Importance of Community in Wildfire Prevention and Hazard Mitigation

Prevention is key to avoiding the devastating consequences of wildfire, and municipalities in Colorado use a variety of hazard mitigation tools to protect people and property.

RCRA citizen’s suits typically fall into two categories: current owners pursuing former owners or a citizen or public interest group formed to pursue the action.

Efforts to curb the ability of citizens to enforce the ESA misdirect public attention from legitimate concerns about the future of species protections.

The author discusses U.S. food regulations and reviews relevant recent legislative developments and existing funding challenges.

Bird collisions with building windows may implicate federal law because many of the birds that collide with windows are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Practical legal scholarship addresses our environmental challenges by marrying rigorous, legal analysis with multidisciplinary research and a commitment to solutions.

The Act seeks to ensure that the remedy at sites with institutional and/or engineering controls remains protective of human health and the environment.

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