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The Environmental Forum

VOLUME 32, NUMBER 4

JULY/AUGUST 2015

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National Wetlands Newsletter: The Heart of Everglades Restoration

National Wetlands Newsletter: The Heart of Everglades Restoration

FEATURE ❧ Restoring the heart of the Everglades, not an inexpensive nor easy endeavor, will nonetheless result in improved recreational opportunities, improved water supply, improved water quality, and improved economic conditions across the south Florida region.

By Stephen Davis, Melodie Naja, and Aida Arik
Everglades Foundation

   
Research and Policy: Managing Resources for Livelihoods

Research & Policy: Managing Resources for Livelihoods

FEATURE ❧ Given the strong connections between an economy, natural resources, and war, a focus on sustainable livelihoods during the post-conflict period offers opportunities to promote peacebuilding. The solution: Helping communities survive and thrive.

By Helen Young and Lisa Goldman
Tufts University | Environmental Law Institute

   
Environmental Law Reporter: Will It Survive or Stumble?

Environmental Law Reporter: Will It Survive or Stumble?

FEATURE ❧ EPA’s interpretation of its authority under the Clean Air Act opens a new era for the agency to regulate for the first time in its history not just electric generating units, but entire sectors of the economy that have never been within the reach of a specific rule or even the act as a whole,

By Roger R. Martella Jr.
Sidley Austin LLP

   
ELI Press: Climate Adaptation and Disaster Mitigation

ELI Press: Climate Adaptation & Disaster Mitigation

FEATURE ❧ Increased exposure to sea-level rise, storm surges, and extreme precipitation is driving local governments to respond to warming-induced disasters with appropriate changes to land use regulation, with the significant help of their states and federal agencies.

By John R. Nolon
Pace University Law School

   

THE FEDERAL BEAT

By David P. Clarke

In May, both the president and the Congress took action on climate change.

FAST FORWARD

By Ann Klee

We could accomplish much more with fewer decisionmakers and clearer policy direction.

AROUND THE STATES

By Linda K. Breggin

State and local officials are stepping up their efforts to work together.

SCIENCE AND THE LAW

By Craig M. Pease

Water and oil do not mix, especially when it comes to public policy.

IN THE COURTS

By Richard Lazarus

No “midnight regulations,” the rules were filed in time to defend them in court.

A VIEW FROM THE EU

By Gabrielle Williamson

Failures to implement environmental law are among the most frequent grounds.

AN ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE

By Robert N. Stavins

The design of scientifically sound and economically sensible policies.

IN THE LITERATURE

By G. Tracy Mehan III

On property rights for environmental benefit.

Note to Readers: In addition to The environmenTal Forum, the Environmental Law Institute publishes a number of periodicals and reports that ELI Associates may not ordinarily see. For this special Summer Reading Issue, we present the best of the Institute’s work in the last year, adapted for a magazine format.