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Control of Geological Carbon Sequestration in the Western United States

In the near future, the use of coal may be legally restricted due to concerns over the effects of its combustion on atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Carbon capture and geologic sequestration offer one method to reduce...

State and Regional Control of Geological Carbon Sequestration (Part 1)

In the near future the use of coal may be legally restricted due to concerns over the effects of its combustion on atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Carbon capture and geologic sequestration offer one method to reduce...

Everyday Environmentalism: Concerning Consumption

Modern consumption patterns are a product of the historical development and industrialization of the United States, including increased consumer spending and demand for energy-intensive goods. These historical and social trends provide...

Preventing Pollution? U.S. Toxic Chemicals and Pesticides Policy and Sustainable Development

Introduction

This Article considers the extent to which the United States has made progress in the management of chemicals and pesticides in light of the commitments it made in 1992 to promote sustainable development....

Tribes as States: Indian Tribal Authority to Regulate and Enforce Federal Environmental Laws and Regulations

Editors' Summary: The principles of federalism, state primacy, and tribal sovereignty all impact how federal environmental regulations are implemented and enforced on Indian lands. In recent years, Congress increasingly has crafted...

The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990: Emergence of a New Environmental Policy

Editors' Summary: EPA's toxics release inventory (TRI), compiled under § 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), is the most comprehensive national database on toxic chemical emissions. TRI data have...