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H.R. 4347

ELR Congressional Update

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

ELR Article

People, businesses, cities, and states are increasingly burdened by extreme weather events. Drought, heat, wildfires, precipitation, hurricanes, and tornadoes are becoming more intense. Most analysts point toward an emerging trend: as...

H.R. 2748

ELR Congressional Update

Conservation Law Foundation v. ExxonMobil Corp.

ELR Case

A district court stayed an environmental group's climate change lawsuit against an oil company concerning a CWA permit for its petroleum storage facility in Massachusetts. The group argued that the permit required the company to...

H.R. 2748

ELR Congressional Update

S. 1482

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4177

ELR Congressional Update

Superstorm Sandy at Five: Lessons on Law as Catalyst and Obstacle to Long-Term Recovery Following Catastrophic Disasters

ELR Article

Nine of the 10 costliest U.S. hurricanes on record have ravaged the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts in the first two decades of the 21st century, yet federal, state, and local governments continue to struggle with devising an efficient and...

S. 2176, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update