Environmental Law

Envt'l Law News VOLUME 31, NUMBER 2, FALL/WINTER 2022


Written by Jennifer L. Harder Editor-in-Chief

Environmental Law News is pleased to publish the following articles in our fall/winter issue:

  • Jessi Hafer Fierro, immediate past Chair of the Environmental Law Section (ELS), shares the experiences of the Environmental Law Section’s 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Fellows
  • Darcy Brown addresses California’s wildfire crisis, science, and related agency initiatives, and offers suggestions for improving ecological resilience in California’s forests
  • Lutfi Kharuf and Joanna Gin discuss how to reconcile geologic hazard abatement with California’s constitutional finance principles under Proposition 218 in light of recent case law
  • Cam Tredennick and Aliya Gorelick explore opportunities for the state to support farms, forests, and land trusts, reduce fire risk, and improve groundwater storage by releasing loans to address nonpoint source pollution under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund
  • Alec Tyra dives into the ongoing evolution of the definition of "Waters of the United States" under the now-50 year old federal Clean Water Act, and recommends a return to Commerce Clause principles
  • Sara Dudley, Chair of ELS’s Book Club, reviews Riverflow: The Right to Keep Water Instream by Paul Kibel and Upstream: Trust Lands and Power on the Feather River by Beth Rose Middleton Manning

Environmental Law News invites you to submit an article! Whether you are a new or seasoned author, we are eager to hear from you. Feel free to pitch an idea for an article that you would like to write, or offer a response to a prior article. We want to hear from our readers! Please contact Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Harder at jharder@pacific.edu with proposals for articles or questions.

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