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S. 4890

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 8277

ELR Congressional Update

Roads to Nowhere in Four States: State and Local Governments in the Atlantic Southeast Facing Sea-Level Rise

ELR Article

Local governments in the coastal zone play a key role in adapting to the changing climate. This Article presents an analysis of coastal communities in four states, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and provides three...

Behind the Curtain: Insiders' View of Developing and Enforcing State Climate Change Laws

ELR Article

This Article highlights the role of advocates in pushing government to step up to the challenges of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and remaining steadfast through continued policy enforcement. The authors, who participated in...

Overboard? The Complexity of Traditional TMDL Calculations Under the Clean Water Act

ELR Article

The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires states to calculate total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) of individual pollutants that impair their waters. But the means by which TMDLs are calculated are imprecise, because (1) it is difficult to...