Environmental Law

A journal investigating issues of environment law and policy on a local, national and international level.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 3, Summer

Conflicts between Livestock and Wildlife: An Analysis of Legal Liabilities Arising from Reindeer and Caribou Competition on the Seward Peninsula of Western Alaska
I. INTRODUCTION On Alaska's Seward Peninsula, a unique social and environmental experiment is unfolding. The federal government, State of Alaska, and tribal entities are cooperating in an attempt to bridge the gap between Euro-centric economics...
Idaho Nibbles at Montana: Carving out a Third Exception for Tribal Jurisdiction over Environmental and Natural Resource Management
I. INTRODUCTION Since time immemorial, the Coeur d'Alene River Basin of the western Rocky Mountains in northern Idaho has been home to the Coeur d'Alene Indian Tribe.(4) As French fur trappers and American settlers arrived in an era of rapid westward...
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems: Is Compliance with State Water Quality Standards Only a Pipe Dream?
In 1987, Congress added section 402(p) to the Clean Water Act, which addresses point source storm water(1) pollution, including discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s). The MS4 program, regulations for which were promulgated by...
Seattle's Legal Legacy and Environmental Reviews of Trade Agreements
[Executive Order 13,141 will] revolutionize the way the environment is dealt with in all future trade talks.(1) Former Vice President Al Gore From day one, we will be considering environmental issues, and integrating them throughout.(2) Ambassador...