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Resilience theory calls into question many of the assumptions underlying natural resources law, examined here regarding the application of resilience theory to marine fisheries management.
Although U.S. environmental laws generally do not explicitly reference resilience, a number of existing procedural and substantive provisions implement resilience-like approaches.
While a changing climate threatens the reliability of public utilities, there is agreement that the resiliency of electric and natural gas infrastructure must be improved.
As the green bond market approaches $100 billion, client-investors may increasingly turn to counsel for legal advice on this important way to finance climate change projects.
The Paris Agreement’s “bottom up” approach to limiting greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions can interact with the operations of global supply chains.
Executive order 13690 and the accompanying federal Flood Risk Management Standard and Water Resource Council guidelines are designed to prepare the nation to better withstand future floods.
Improvements to the governance of emerging agricultural technologies will help ameliorate the challenges that climate change and population growth pose to food supplies.
The water needs of the natural gas industry present distinct challenges for management and sustainability that require regulatory agencies to respond accordingly.
Increased public acceptance of direct and indirect potable reuse can bolster the resiliency of municipal drinking water supplies.
Aligning regulatory policies to embrace living shorelines is key to improving coastal resilience along bays, estuaries, and sheltered coasts.
Recent cases highlighting judicial deference to administrative agencies—a significant point of disagreement among appellate judges—have prompted proposed alternative approaches.
The creation of renewable energy service companies by Indian tribal governments would help tribal communities deploy renewable energy technologies and implement energy efficiency strategies.
EPA initiatives are designed to combat the elevated risks that some communities face from potential exposure to air toxics as the result of proximity to multiple emitting sources.
Water quality trading is an innovative tool accelerating the pace and scale of water quality restoration and creating efficient and affordable environmental returns on investment.
Given the unique and close-proximity ecological niches inhabited by two endangered species in the Pacific Northwest, the business community faces a new uncertainty in working to avoid conflict.
The Ninth Circuit’s recent holding that CERCLA liability requires disposal on land first, not aerial migration then passive deposition, upholds precedent but raises more questions.