A district court granted in part and denied in part conservation groups' motion for an order on remedy after it invalidated NMFS' 2021 biological opinion and final rule as related to the U.S. lobster fishery.
The D.C. Circuit dismissed a petition to review NRC's decision to issue an amended materials license authorizing uranium production for a DOE demonstration program at a facility in Ohio.
The December issue of ELR features articles on the underregulation of contaminants of emerging concern; the nature of threats that climate change poses to salmon recovery; and linking fossil fuel disinformation to climate changes. The issue also includes a transcript from a recent ELI WELL webinar that hosted a cross-generational panel of women who explored opportunities and challenges for women in environmental law and policy.
The Biden Administration’s efforts to promote clean energy have prompted calls for permit reform. Fortunately, tools exist to promote efficiency without eliminating rigor and without waiting for statutory or regulatory reforms.