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Apples for Oranges
(Environmental Law Reporter, 2001)
Over the last decade, there has been a sea change in environmental law and policy, marked by growing interest in market-based instruments of environmental protection. In particular, approaches that explicitly commodify ...
Regional Habitat Conservation Planning Under the Endangered Species Act
(Southwestern Law Journal, 1991)
This Article does not attempt to resolve all the compelling questions posed by the conflicting policy objectives associated with the ESA. Rather, the Article focuses on an important emerging issue - the concept of a regional ...
The Presidential Memorandum on Mitigation
(Natural Resources & Environment, 2016)
TOn November 3, 2015, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum aimed at unifying the mitigation practice and policy for activities carried out and approved by the Departments of Defense, Interior, and Agriculture, ...
Legal and Institutional Foundations of Adaptive Environmental Governance
(Ecology and Society, 2017)
Legal and institutional structures fundamentally shape opportunities for adaptive governance of environmental resources at multiple ecological and societal scales. Properties of adaptive governance are widely studied. ...
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2015)
Exit is a ubiquitous feature of life, whether breaking up in a marriage, dropping a college course, or pulling out of a venture capital investment. In fact, our exit options often determine whether and how we enter in the ...
The Permit Power Revisited
(Duke Law Journal, 2014)
Two decades ago, Professor Richard Epstein fired a shot at the administrative state that has gone largely unanswered in legal scholarship. His target was the “permit power,” under which legislatures prohibit a specified ...
Agencies Running from Agency Discretion
(William & Mary Law Review, 2016)
Discretion is the root source of administrative agency power and influence, but exercising discretion often requires agencies to undergo costly and time-consuming pre-decision assessment programs, such as under the Endangered ...
Designing Administrative Law for Adaptive Management
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2014)
Administrative law needs to adapt to adaptive management. Adaptive management is a structured decision-making method the core of which is a multi-step iterative process for adjusting management measures to changing ...
Farmland Stewardship: Can Ecosystems Stand Any More of It?
(Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, 2002)
Second in my series of articles on farming and environmental policy, this article examines farmland stewardship rhetoric in light of the reality of extensive agricultural exemptions from environmental regulation.
The Role of Law in Adaptive Governance
(Ecology and Society, 2017)
The term “governance” encompasses both governmental and nongovernmental participation in collective choice and action. Law dictates the structure, boundaries, rules, and processes within which governmental action takes ...