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Environmental deregulation under President Trump: Business as usual?

JD Supra
March 16, 2017

The Trump Administration is expected to issue a high-profile executive order that seeks to eliminate a major Obama-era environmental measure, the Clean Power Plan. But will this and any future deregulation rhetoric come to fruition in time to affect the private sector? Yes and no, says Scott Fulton, the president of the Environmental Law Institute (ELI).

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Galicia's Shipowners' Association announces its first conference about fishing in the cerquero sector

Faro de Vigo
March 14, 2017

ELI's Xiao Recio will speak at the first conference on fishing held by the Shipowners' Association Siege of Galicia (Acerga). Translated from Galician via Google Translate.

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Acerga holds seminar on fishing seiner sector

Faro de Vigo
March 14, 2017

ELI Oceans Program Director Xiao Recio-Blanco attends conference on fisheries management.

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President of the American Environmental Law Institute visited the Green Club

China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation
February 22, 2017

On Scott Fulton's and Jay Pendergrass’ visit to China

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Eliminating the EPA: Can it be done, and would we regret it?

Federal News Radio
February 13, 2017

“A majority of EPA’s mission can and should be seen through the public health lens,” said Scott Fulton, president of the Environmental Law Institute.

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Trump order will be hard to overturn — legal experts

GreenWire
February 9, 2017

A lawsuit challenging President Trump's executive order requiring federal agencies to scrap two regulations for every new one created may face an uphill road in the courts, say legal experts.

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Mid-Atlantic States Identify Wetland Restoration as Key Action for Reducing Climate Risk

Southeast Green
January 26, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO), a partnership of five Mid-Atlantic states, has released a report on the role of Mid-Atlantic coastal wetlands in reducing climate risk. The report examines current practices for identifying and prioritizing wetlands for their ability to reduce climate risk and enhance climate resilience in the region. The report, prepared by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), identifies opportunities for improving how coastal wetlands can serve as climate buffers in the coastal states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

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What the hell is going on at the EPA right now?

Vox
January 26, 2017

It’s safe to say there’s an enormous amount of panic — and confusion — about what’s going on with the Trump administration and the Environmental Protection Agency right now.

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Staff told to 'stand down' on axing climate page

E&E News
January 25, 2017

Trump administration officials appear to have walked back plans to scrub climate change references from U.S. EPA's website... "I would say it's probably expected under the circumstances," said Scott Fulton, who was EPA's general counsel during the Obama administration.

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State of Resistance: Protecting California’s Air and Water

Capital and Main
January 24, 2017

...Jim McElfish, a senior attorney with the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Law Institute, points out that Wisconsin was once “one of the great environmental pioneers” and the home of conservationist hero Aldo Leopold. Now, with Wisconsin under conservative political leadership, environmental groups complain that the state has scrubbed all mention of climate change from its official websites, and say officials repeatedly turn a blind eye to Clean Water Act violations.

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