The Environmental Forum

Volume 40 Issue 4

July-August 2023

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Two smokestacks billowing smoke across the sky.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REPORTER The IRA added seven new sections to the Clean Air Act and provided the Environmental Protection Agency with substantial new authorities and resources.

By Greg Dotson and Dustin J. Maghamfar
University of Oregon School of Law, U.S. Energy Foundation
three wind turbines behind solar panels

ELI PRESS Turning U.S. commitments on sustainability and equity from rhetoric to action.

By Tony Pipa
Brookings Institution
A person in a lab coat with a giant magnifying glass looks at a fish in a fishbowl on the table in front of them.  Behind them there is a fish looking out of the porthole of a larger tank.  The tank has various pipes runing from it, and has ACME AQUACULTURE INC. written on it.

ELI POLICY BRIEF No. 19 Existing law is catching up with land-based aquaculture, a burgeoning industry in the United States and elsewhere. In the interim, facility impacts can be lessened through best regulatory practices that minimize environmental effects.

By Cynthia Harris, Elissa Torres-Soto and Georgia Ray
Environmental Law Institute Research & Policy Division, Environmental Law Institute Research & Policy Division, Environmental Law Institute Research & Policy Division
By: David P. Clarke

Will EPA, FTC Adopt Mandatory Actions to Curb Plastic Pollution?

By: Craig M. Pease

Science of Federal Air Regulation and State Wildlife Management.

By: Linda K. Breggin

Urban Bird Treaty Cities Address Dramatic Avian Population Decline.

By: Ethan Shenkman

EPA Power Plant Proposal Boosts Carbon Capture and Hydrogen.

By: Bethany A. Davis Noll

The High Court’s Environmental Docket Continues to Make Waves.

By: Bob Sussman

A Do-Over for Power Plant Regulation Under the CAA.

By: Joseph E. Aldy

Much Remarkable, but Insufficient, Progress Decarbonizing the World.

By: Stephen R. Dujack

Nightime Light Pollution Is an Environmental Disaster Unfolding.

By: Lynn Scarlett

On the race to save our vanishing birds.

By: John Pendergrass

On ELI as a policy thought leader.