WINTER 2017: RESILIENCE

Putting Resilience Theory into Practice: The Example of Fisheries Management

Putting Resilience Theory into Practice: The Example of Fisheries Management

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.

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.

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