Catskill Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc. v. EPA: Will Relaxed or Proactive Permitting Govern America’s Water Transfers?

By Manas Kumar* The upcoming Second Circuit appeal for Catskill Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc. v. EPA (“Catskill III”) could determine the future of water pollution permits and how citizens will be able to ensure well-regulated waterways. After examining the controversy behind pollution permit waivers and the case in question and its procedural history, […]

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Vindicating Sovereign Interests by Administrative Processes in U.S. v. Texas

Jack Fitzhenry, Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law The case of U.S. v. Texas[1] is an example of how administrative law has been used to channel the frustrated energies of two sides unable to accomplish what they want by more direct means.  The Obama administration, unable to affect comprehensive immigration reform by legislative means, […]

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