Climate Change Adaptation: The Impact of Law on Adaptation in the Private Sector, CPR Briefing Paper 1209, July 2012, by CPR Member Scholar Victor B. Flatt and Policy Analyst Yee Huang.
Letter to EPA re nominees to new advisory committee on IRIS
CPR letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson regarding candidates for scientific advisory committee of Integrated Risk Information System profiles, with particular attention to candidates' conflicts of interest
Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
Joel Mintz's testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on EPA's enforcement record
Joel Mintz's June 6, 2012 testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power on EPA's enforcement record.
Author(s): Joel Mintz
June 5, 2012, New Report Calls on Pennsylvania and Maryland to Reform Approach to Chesapeake Bay Pollution from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.
Manure in the Bay: A Report on Industrial Animal Agriculture in Maryland and Pennsylvania, CPR Briefing Paper 1206, June 2012, by CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Policy Analyst Yee Huang.
May 25, 2012, CPR Briefing Paper Warns of Pitfalls in Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Trading Approach.
Accountability: Water Quality Trading in the Chesapeake Bay, CPR Briefing Paper 1205, May 2012
Letter to USTR on environmental provisions in trade promotion authority legislation
Letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk on environmental provisions in trade promotion authority legislation related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Author(s): David Hunter, Carmen Gonzalez
Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World
As Hurricane Katrina vividly revealed, disaster policy in the United States is broken and needs reform. What can we learn from past disasters—storms, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, and wildfires—about preparing for and responding to future catastrophes? In his 2012 book, Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World, CPR Member Scholar Robert R.M. Verchick argues for a new perspective on disaster law that is based on the principles of environmental protection. His prescription boils down to three simple commands: Go Green, Be Fair, and Keep Safe.
Author(s): Robert Verchick