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  • “ClientEarth Biodiversity Legal Risk Report: Insights from The National Law Review”

    The Legal Risks Associated with Biodiversity Loss in Agriculture and Seafood Industries On September 27, 2023, ClientEarth, an environmental law organization, released a report focused on legal risk associated with biodiversity loss in the agriculture and seafood sectors. The report also covers the currently applicable legislation and recommendations to mitigate the said risk. Dependence on […] More

  • Wolverines on the Brink: Melting Snow Endangers their Survival

    Opinion Editorial on the Threatened Status of North American Wolverines North American Wolverines Deserve Long-Delayed Threatened Species Protections The North American wolverine, the world’s largest species of terrestrial weasels, has been proposed for threatened species protections by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, following years of disputes. Experts disagreed over the risks of climate change […] More

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    Ellen H Ellie Kelly, Baltimore Civic Leader and Trailblazer in Environmental Affairs, Passes Away

    Op-Ed: Remembering Baltimore Environmental Trailblazer Ellie Kelly Civic Leader, Environmental Activist, and Lobbyist Ellen H. “Ellie” Kelly was a Baltimore civic leader and environmental activist who left an indelible mark on her community. As a trailblazer in environmental affairs, Kelly mobilized the Garden Club of America into a respected governmental lobby, both locally and nationally. […] More

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    Montana Supreme Court vacates coal mine expansion permit – Billings Gazette

    Montana Supreme Court Finds State Regulators Ignored Water Quality Laws for Rosebud Mine Permits The Montana Supreme Court has ruled that state regulators overlooked water quality laws in issuing permits for expansion of the Rosebud Mine. This ruling is likely to undo the three permits granted to the mine by Montana‚Äôs Department of Environmental Quality. […] More

  • Understanding the Public Interest in Environmental Law

    The Role of Public Interest Groups in Shaping Environmental Law Introduction The 2023 National Lawyers Convention organized by The Federalist Society featured an outstanding panel on environmental law and property rights, titled “Defend the Constitution, Save the Planet.” During the discussion, a crucial point was raised regarding federal agency jurisdiction and its limits. This point […] More