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Ecology Law Currents is the online-only publication of Ecology Law Quarterly, one of the nation’s most respected and widely read environmental law journals. Currents features short-form commentary and analysis on timely environmental law and policy issues.

Enough Horsing Around

Joseph Godio Joseph Godio is the Senior Editor of Georgetown Environmental Law Review. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS).   I.       Introduction New York City is a city thought by many to be one of the most incredible, majestic, and beautiful cities in the world.  Its prominence and prosperity has grown just

Mar 03, 2017

Bridging the Divide: Incorporating Interflow into Legal Discourse on Surface Water-Groundwater Interactions

Reshmina William* and A. Bryan Endres**  [ download PDF ] Introduction Despite the traditional separation of groundwater and surface water in academic and legal literature, both systems are in fact tightly interconnected. This artificial distinction persists due to the idea that groundwater movement takes place on a much larger timescale than surface water flows.[1] While

Mar 03, 2017

Climate Change Regulation Through Litigation: New York’s Investigation of ExxonMobil under the Martin Act

Chris Erickson Chris Erickson is a Junior Editor of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law at the University of Michigan Law School. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). In November 2015, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman began an investigation into whether ExxonMobil made public statements about climate

Race Judicata

Race Judicata is a 5/10k race around the UC Berkeley campus sponsored by ELQ. Race Judicata raises funds for fellowships to support unpaid summer public interest and public sector positions. Come join us and run for a worthy cause.

Jan 28, 2017