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Taking Adaptive Management Seriously: A Case Study of the Endangered Species Act
(Kansas Law Review, 2004)
If one compares the way in which the ESA was implemented in 1982 to the way it is today, the list of differences would far outweigh the similarities. Indeed, the ESA has been transformed so much through administrative ...
The Endangered Species Act and Private Property: A Matter of Timing and Location
(Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 1998)
This article examines some of the perverse consequences of the structure of the Endangered Species Act, namely that it deters property owners from conserving threatened species and lacks proactive measures.
In Defense of Regulatory Peer Review
(Washington University Law Review, 2006)
The debate over application of peer review to the regulatory decisions of administrative agencies has heated up in the last year. Part of the larger and controversial sound science movement, mandating peer review for certain ...
The Co-Evolution of Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice: Cooperation, Then Competition, Then Conflict
(Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 1999)
This article explores sustainable development and environmental justice as potentially conflicting policy goals. Sustainable development includes equity as one of its five dimensions (in addition to environment, economy, ...
Ecosystem Services and Federal Public Lands: Start-up Policy Questions and Research Needs
(Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 2010)
This Essay, based on a presentation at Duke Law School’s 2009 symposium, Next Generation Conservation: The Government's Role in Emerging Ecosystem Service Markets, briefly examines the emerging policy front of ecosystem ...
Agriculture and the Environment: Three Myths, Three Themes, Three Directions
(Environs Environmental Law & Policy Journal, 2002)
Three very powerful and widely disseminated myths, what I call the Three Myths, have obscured the reality that agriculture is a leading source of environmental harm in our nation. Until we can divorce the dialogue on ...
Currencies and the Commodification of Environmental Law
(Stanford Law Review, 2000)
The success of several environmental trading markets (ETMs) has led to proposals for broader use of ETMs in environmental and resource management policy. The successful ETMs all share a basic feature-they exchange units ...
Integrating Ecosystem Services into Environmental Law: A Case Study of Wetlands Mitigation Banking
(Stanford Envir4onmental Law Journal, 2001)
This article argues that Section 404 of the Clean Water Act provides ample statutory authority for the Corps of Engineers and EPA to integrate ecosystem service values and impacts into wetlands impact and mitigation decisions.
Mozart and the Red Queen: The Problem of Regulatory Accretion in the Administrative State
(Georgetown Law Journal, 2003)
Since the New Deal, and even before, regulatory law has grown relentlessly ever more massive, detailed, and encompassing. The sentiment, "there's too much law", surely rings true on a daily basis to both practitioners and ...
Regulation by Adaptive Management--Is It Possible?
(Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, 2005)
Today's voluminous literature on adaptive management traces its roots to Professor C.S. Holling's seminal work, Adaptive Environmental Assessment and Management. Although almost thirty years have passed since he and his ...