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Natural Resources & Environment

Natural Resources & Environment (NR&E) is the Section’s quarterly magazine of practical, informative articles for practitioners.

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Relative Permanence—the New WOTUS Test

Patrick J Paul

The Supreme Court limits scope of EPA and Corps of Engineers Regulatory Authority under the CWA by narrowing the definition of “waters of the United States.

Nov 09, 2023 7 min read

Regulating Chemicals: Learning from PFAS

Steve C Gold and Wendy Elizabeth Wagner

This article highlights how the legal trajectory of PFAS exposes the dysfunction of our regulatory regime’s reactive approach to chemical safety.

Feb 22, 2024 16 min read

The Demise of Chevron, or Another Red Herring?

Thomas J Grever

The Supreme Court will soon determine the vitality of the 40-year-old Chevron doctrine, which could redefine judicial roles in overseeing major federal agency actions.

Feb 22, 2024 8 min read