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When a Disaster Is Not a “Disaster” and Why that Title Matters for Flint

Helen Marie Berg  Helen Marie Berg is a student at The University of Michigan Law School and is a general member of the Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. In January 2016, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appealed to the federal government for a $96

Mar 31, 2016

A Leading Cause of Everything: One Industry That Is Destroying Our Planet and Our Ability to Thrive on It

Christopher Hyner Christopher Hyner is a 3L at Georgetown University Law Center, where he is a Managing Editor for the Georgetown Environmental Law Review. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. Climate change. Ocean dead zones. Fisheries depletion. Species extinction. Deforestation. World hunger. Food safety. Heart disease. Obesity.

Preservation Is a Flawed Mitigation Strategy

Jessica Owley* [ Click Here to Comment ][   Download PDF ]   Introduction The objective of the Clean Water Act is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation’s waters. To help achieve that objective, the Act limits the ability to dredge or fill a wetland. To do so, one

Jan 16, 2015

Will the Wilderness Act Be Diluted in Drakes Estero?

Nell Green Nylen, Elisabeth Long, Mary Loum, Heather Welles, Dan Carlin, Brynn Cook, and Sage Adams* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] <<< See Update 1, November 29, 2012, Below >>> <<< See Update 2, December 10, 2012, Below >>> Introduction and Background Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC)[1] runs a commercial shellfish