UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 1, Summer

Climate Change, the Clean Air Act, and Industrial Pollution
I. THE ROLE OF CO-POLLUTANT CONSIDERATIONS IN CLIMATE POLICY A. The Value of a Comprehensive Approach B. The Benefits of Integrating Co-pollutant Considerations into Climate Policy 1. The Environmental Benefits of Integrating ...
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Closing the Gap: Using the Clean Air Act to Control Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Energy Facilities
I. INTRODUCTION II. BEHIND THE SCENES: LIFECYCLE ANALYSIS DEMONSTRATES THAT FOCUSING ON SMOKESTACK EMISSIONS IGNORES ADDITIONAL EMISSIONS A. Lifecycle Emissions from Coal B. Lifecycle Emissions from Natural Gas C. Lifecycle...
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Greenhouse Gas Dissonance: The History of EPA's Regulations and the Incongruity of Recent Legal Challenges
I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORY OF GREENHOUSE GAS REGULATIONS-WHO WHO INVOLVED AND HOW? A. EPA Issues Legal Opinion Confirming its Authority over Carbon Dioxide B. Bush Administration EPA Disavows GHG Regulation C....
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Strong Law, Timid Implementation: How the EPA Can Apply the Full Force of the Clean Air Act to Address the Climate Crisis
I. INTRODUCTION II. GREENHOUSE REDUCTION BY THE NUMBERS: SCIENCE VS. POLICY III. A BRIEF SURVEY OF CLEAN AIR ACT REGULATION TO DATE FOR GREENHOUSE GASES: VAST POTENTIAL BUT LITTLE PROGRESS A. Mobile Sources of Pollution 1. Section...
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The Sweet Taste of Defeat: American Electric Power Co. V. Connecticut and Federal Greenhouse Gas Regulation
I. INTRODUCTION II. MASSACHUSETTS v. EPA AND ITS AFTERMATH A. The 2007 Opinion B. Regulatory Aftermath III. AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER V. CONNECTICUT A. Impact on EPA's Clean Air Act Authority B. Potential Impact on Proposals to Amend...
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Using Section 111 of the Clean Air Act for Cap-and-Trade of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Obstacles and Solutions
ABSTRACT The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving forward with regulation of greenhouse gases under section 111 of the Clean Air Act. The next step could be creating a cap and trade system for the electrical utility industry using "standard...
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When Must EPA Set Ambient Air Quality Standards? Looking Back at NRDC V. Train
I. THE ORIGINS OF NRDC v. TRAIN II. THE NRDC LITIGATION AND OPINION III. THE AFTERMATH A. Setting the Ambient Standard for Lead B. Implementation of the Ambient Air Quality Standards C. Did the Standard Accomplish the Goals...
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