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Cost-Benefit Analysis Through the Back Door of "Reasoned Decisionmaking"?

Few environmental cases have received as much attention as American Trucking Ass'n v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,2 recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. Even readers of the mainstream...

American Petroleum Inst. v. EPA

The court vacates a portion of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation in which it determined that oil-bearing wastewaters generated by the petroleum refining industry are solid wastes under the Resource Conservation and...

RCRA Imminent Hazard Authority: A Powerful Tool for Businesses, Governments, and Citizen Enforcers

Years ago, environmental law was considered a specialized branch of administrative law. Environmental law-suits generally involved either enforcement (government regulators or environmentalists suing businesses) or regulatory appeals (...