The Tenth Circuit reversed a district court ruling that affirmed BLM's environmental impact analysis for 370 applications for permits to drill for oil and gas in New Mexico's San Juan Basin.
The Fifth Circuit granted small refiners' motion to stay certain compliance obligations under the CAA pending appeal of EPA's decision denying their requested hardship exemptions from the Act's Renewable Fuel Standard obligations.
The February issue of ELR features articles on taxing excess oil and gas profits for climate change loss and damage; natural capital; waste and chemical management in a 4°C world; and Sustainable Development Goals 7, 12, and 15. The issue also includes a transcript from a recent webinar that explored how to engage youth in climate action and their climate action priorities.
In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the United States, unanimously approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. This Article, adapted from a forthcoming ELI Press Book, examines SDG 15.