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Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court denied nonprofit groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to EPA's failure to consult with FWS and NMFS before announcing a temporary nonenforcement policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the policy...

Time Has Come Today for Environmental and Climate Justice Legislation

ELR Article

Faced with interconnected crises—affordable housing, and environmental and climate injustice—in low-income, disadvantaged, and Black and Brown communities, this Comment asserts that President Joseph Biden should adopt the same or...

ELI 2020 Corporate Forum: Reimagining Supply Chains

ELR Article

The coronavirus pandemic, the push for racial justice, and continued efforts to mitigate climate change have emerged as key challenges for corporations. At the center of this trifecta of change are supply chains; onequarter of the...

COVID-19 and Environmental Law

ELR Article

The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching and even transformative implications for environmental law. Although the future trajectory of the pandemic remains uncertain, it has already brought many changes to how people live, and is...

H.R. 7985

ELR Congressional Update

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Bodine

ELR Case

A district court granted EPA's cross-motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit concerning the Agency's issuance of a temporary policy that scaled back enforcement efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Environmental justice, public health...

S. 4029

ELR Congressional Update