Comments on Proposed Waters of the United States Rewrite
Comments on Proposed Waters of the United States Rewrite. Joint comments from more than 20 CPR Member Scholars on the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers proposal to weaken the Waters of the United States rule, April 15, 2019.
A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration's losing streak in court
A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration's losing streak in court, op-ed by Alejandro Camacho and Robert Glicksman
Author(s): Robert Glicksman, Alejandro Camacho
Opinion analysis: The justices wish Sturgeon 'good hunting' in Sturgeon v. Frost
A Call to Action on the Risk of Toxic Floodwaters in Virginia
Youth Leadership Needed In Time of Climate Uncertainty
Toxic Floodwaters: The Threat of Climate-Driven Chemical Disaster in the James River Watershed
The James River watershed in Virginia is particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. It faces higher than average sea-level rise, intensifying precipitation rates, and increased hurricane risks. As major storms cause serious and potentially toxic flooding in the James River watershed – and elsewhere in the United States – residents are reminded that the industries surrounding them are not doing enough to plan and adapt to our changing world.
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Author(s): Noah Sachs, David Flores
March 6, 2019, New Report Highlights Climate Change, Toxic Flooding Threats to Vulnerable Communities in Virginia
A new report highlights the role climate change and the lack of adequate planning and preparation plays in increasing the threats of toxic floodwaters, with a focus on Virginia.