January 01, 2013

The Back Page

Mark Ryan, Editor

Now that the interminable presidential election season is finally behind us (admit it, we’re all happy about that), it is time to look ahead on environmental law issues. What is working and what needs to change? The great William Ruckelshaus once suggested that we throw out our alphabet-soup collection of environmental laws in favor of a single unified statute. That may be a good idea, but in our polarized political world, such a wholesale change in the law is hard to imagine.

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