Monday, February 13, 2012

Recent Law Review Articles -- February 2012

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW.
Healy, Michael P.  Reconciling Chevron, Mead, and the review of agency discretion:  source of law and the standards of judicial review.  19 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 1-55 (2011).

Highland, Howard L.  Recent development.  A regulatory quick fix for Carcieri v. Salazar:  how the Department of Interior can invoke an alternative source of existing statutory authority to overcome an adverse judgment under the Chevron doctrine.  (Carcieri v. Salazar, 129 S. Ct. 1058, 2009.)  63 Admin. L. Rev. 933-960 (2011).

AGRICULTURE.
Porter, Read D. and Nina C. Robertson.  Tracking implementation of the special need request process under the Plant Protection Act.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11000-11019 (2011).

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY.
Regulatory update on wind energy permitting and development.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 10977-10985 (2011).

ANIMAL LAW.
Dane, Keith.  Institutionalized horse abuse:  the soring of Tennessee Walking Horses.  3 Ky. J. Equine, Agri., & Nat. Resources L. 201-219 (2010-2011).

Wenner, Craig A.  Note.  Judicial review and the humane treatment of animals.  86 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1630-1667 (2011).

ARCTIC.
Riddell-Dixon, Elizabeth.  Meeting the deadline:  Canada’s Arctic submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.  42 Ocean Dev. & Int’l L. 368-382 (2011).

BOOK REVIEWS.
Blumm, Michael C.  Present at the creation:  the 1910 big burn and the formative days of the U.S. Forest Service.  (Reviewing Timothy Egan, The Big Burn:  Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America.)  32 Pub. Land & Resources L. Rev. 193-202 (2011).

Edgar, Andrew.  Book review.  (Reviewing Ronnie Harding, Carolyn M. Hendricks and Mehreen Faruqi, Environmental Decision-Making:  Exploring Complexity and Context.)  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 269-271 (2010).

Edgar, Andrew.  Book review.  (Reviewing Tim Bonyhady and Andrew Macintosh, Mills, Mines and Other Controversies:  The Environmental Assessment of Major Projects.)  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 273-274 (2010).

Nankivell, Kerry Lynn.  Book review.  (Reviewing James Kraska, Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea:  Expeditionary Operations in World Politics.)  42 Ocean Dev. & Int’l L. 383-387 (2011).

CHINA.
Faure, Michael and Hu Weiqiang.  Towards a reform of environmental liability in China:  an economic analysis.  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 225-247 (2010).

Sato, Nan.  Note.  Red dragon gone green:  China’s approach to renewable energy technologies, its legal implications, and its impact on U.S. energy policy.  2011 U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol’y 463-485.

CLEAN WATER ACT.
Eng, David.  Note.  Watering down the Clean Water Act:  a critique of the NPDES Water Transfers Rule.  (Friends of the Everglades v. S. Fla. Water Mgmt. Dist., 570 F.3d 1210, 2009.)  36 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol’y 179-201 (2011).

CLIMATE CHANGE.
Weisbach, David.  Negligence, strict liability, and responsibility for climate change.  97 Iowa L. Rev. 521-565 (2012).

COMPARATIVE LAW.
Iftekhar, Sayed.  Protecting the Sundarbans:  an appraisal of national and international environmental laws.  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 249-268 (2010).

Larkin, J. Bradley.  Note.  The evolution of constitutional environmental law in Kenya.  3 Ky. J. Equine, Agri., & Nat. Resources L. 265-283 (2010-2011).

Zambão, Bianca.  Brazil’s launch of lender environmental liability as a tool to manage environmental impacts.  18 U. Miami Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 47-103 (2010).

CONSERVATION.
Forsyth, Elizabeth B.  Education for reenergization:  overcoming behavioral barriers to energy efficiency in the residential sector.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11030-11043 (2011).

CONSTRUCTION LAW.
Prum, Darren A.  Green building liability:  considering the applicable standard of care and strategies for establishing a different level by agreement.  8 Hastings Bus. L.J. 33-64 (2012).

DRINKING WATER.
Rideout, Christine L.  Note.  Where are all the citizen suits?:  the failure of safe drinking water enforcement in the United States.  21 Health Matrix 655-695 (2011).

EMISSIONS TRADING.
Downard, Fleur.  The REDD brick road from Cancun to Durban:  paved with carbon credits or public funding?  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 179-206 (2010).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW.
Recent developments.  In the Congress.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11059-11062 (2011).

Recent developments.  In the courts.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11062-11064 (2011).

Recent developments.  In the federal agencies.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11064-11068 (2011).

Recent developments.  In the state agencies.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11069-11073 (2011).

Stack, Kevin M. and Michael P. Vandenbergh.  The one percent problem.  111 Colum. L. Rev. 1385-1443 (2011).

FISHERIES.
Day, George.  An international trustee over deep-sea fisheries beyond national jurisdiction:  a path to improved management of stocks and protection of the marine environment?  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 159-177 (2010).

GENETIC MODIFICATION.
Rowe, Elizabeth A.  Patents, genetically modified foods, and IP overreaching.  64 SMU L. Rev. 859-893 (2011).

GLOBAL WARMING.
Cooper, Monty.  AEP v. Connecticut—global warming litigation and beyond.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 10996-10999 (2011).

GREENHOUSE GASES.
Adler, Jonathan H.  Heat expands all things:  the proliferation of greenhouse gas regulation under the Obama Administration.  34 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 421-452 (2011).

Merritt-Thrasher, Kathryn M.  Note.  Tracing the steps of Norway’s carbon footprint:  lessons learned from Norway and the European Union concerning the regulation of carbon emissions.  21 Ind. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 319-357 (2011).

HERITAGE SITES.
Hartman, Brent J.  Extending the scope of the Antiquities Act.  32 Pub. Land & Resources L. Rev. 153-191 (2011).

HISTORY.
Lazarus, Richard J.  One hundred years of the Environment and Natural Resources Division.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 10986-10995 (2011).

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING.
Dillon, Michael.  Comment.  Water scarcity and hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania:  examining Pennsylvania water law and water shortage issues presented by natural gas operations in the Marcellus Shale.  84 Temp. L. Rev. 201-246 (2011).

Springer, Laura.  Comment.  Waterproofing the new fracking regulation:  the necessity of defining riparian rights in Louisiana’s water law.  72 La. L. Rev. 225-253 (2011).

Stemplewicz, Aaron.  Note.  The known “unknowns” of hydraulic fracturing:  a case for a traditional subsurface trespass regime in Pennsylvania.  13 Duq. Bus. L.J. 219-272 (2011).

INSURANCE LAW.
Yin, Haitao, Howard Kunreuther and Matthew W. White.  Risk-based pricing and risk-reducing effort:  does the private insurance market reduce environmental accidents?  54 J.L. & Econ. 325-363 (2011).

INTERNATIONAL LAW.
Percival, Robert V.  Global law and the environment.  86 Wash. L. Rev. 579-634 (2011).

JURISPRUDENCE.
O’Brien, Katherine Kirklin.  Comment.  Beyond absurdity:  climate regulation and the case for restricting the absurd results doctrine.  86 Wash. L. Rev. 635-661 (2011).

LAND USE.
Keay, Ian and Cherie Metcalf.  Property rights, resource access, and long-run growth.  8 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 792-829 (2011).

LAW OF THE SEA.
Stephens, Tim and Georgina Hutton.  What future for deep seabed mining in the Pacific?  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 151-158 (2010).

LEGAL PROCESS.
Bates, Bethany M.  Note.  Reconciliation after Winter:  the standard for preliminary injunctions in federal courts.  (Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council, 129 S. Ct. 365, 2008.)  111 Colum. L. Rev. 1522-1556 (2011).

Wyrwich, Tom.  Comment.  A cure for a “public concern”:  Washington’s new anti-SLAPP law.  86 Wash. L. Rev. 663-693 (2011).

MARITIME LAW.
Hume, Lauren E.  Note.  Are we sailing in occupied waters?:  rethinking the availability of punitive damages under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.  86 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1444-1481 (2011).

Liu, Nengye and Frank Maes.  Prevention of vessel-source marine pollution:  a note on the challenges and prospects for Chinese practice under international law.  42 Ocean Dev. & Int’l L. 356-367 (2011).

NATIVE AMERICAN LANDS.
Kronk, Elizabeth Ann.  Effective access to justice:  applying the parens patriae standing doctrine to climate change-related claims brought by Native Nations.  32 Pub. Land & Resources L. Rev. 1-25 (2011).

NATURAL GAS.
Hantz, Benjamin F.  Case note.  Royalty on sweet gas or sour gas?  The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s interpretation of the Guaranteed Minimum Royalty Act to permit gas companies to deduct post-production costs from royalty payments made to landowners:  ...  (Kilmer v. Elexco Land Services, Inc., 990 A.2d 1147, 2010.)  13 Duq. Bus. L.J. 273-294 (2011).

Marcellus Shale Legal Issues.  Foreword by Nancy D. Perkins; articles by Rachel L. Allen, Scotland M. Duncan, Kevin J. Garber, Steven Baicker-McKee, Jean M. Mosites, Gina S. Warren and student Krista M. Baron; note by Aaron Stemplewicz; case note by Benjamin F. Hantz.  13 Duq. Bus. L.J. 151-294 (2011).

Means, Malcolm N.  Case note.  Private pipeline, public use?:  Linder v. Arkansas Midstream Gas Services Corp., Smith v. Arkansas Midstream Gas Services Corp., and Arkansas’s eminent domain jurisprudence.  (Smith v. Ark. Midstream Gas Servs. Corp., 2010 Ark. 256, __ S.W.3d __; Linder v. Ark. Midstream Gas Servs Corp., 2010 Ark. 117, __ S.W.3d __.)  64 Ark. L. Rev. 809-839 (2011).

OIL SPILLS.
Partlett, David F. and Russell L. Weaver.  BP oil spill:  compensation, agency costs, and restitution.  68 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1341-1375 (2011).

PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.
Allen, Rachel L. and Scotland M. Duncan.  The standard oil and gas lease—and why it is not.  13 Duq. Bus. L.J. 155-168 (2011).

REAL PROPERTY.
Wenner, Adam M.  Comment.  Creating property rights out of whole cloth:  judicial activists beware, section 560.221 of the Michigan Land Division Act is not a license to create otherwise non-existent property rights.  88 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 641-659 (2011).

SCIENCE.
Hubert, Anna-Maria.  The new paradox in marine scientific research:  regulating the potential environmental impacts of conducting ocean science.  42 Ocean Dev. & Int’l L. 329-355 (2011).

STATE AND LOCAL LAW.
Warren, Gina S. and student Krista M. Baron.  Two years after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Belden & Blake Corp. v. Commonwealth Department of Conservation and Natural Resources:  the Commonwealth’s struggle to protect state lands.  13 Duq. Bus. L.J. 193-217 (2011).

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
Nowicki, Meghan.  Note.  Implementing sustainable industrial development in the United States and abroad:  the need for legislation and international cooperation.  62 Ala. L. Rev. 1093-1117 (2011).

TAKINGS.
Albert, Lawrence V.  Does the Alaska Constitution provide broader protection for taking or damage of property?  An analysis.  32 Pub. Land & Resources L. Rev. 27-101 (2011).

Hubbard, F. Patrick.  Power to the people:  the Takings Clause, Hart’s rule of recognition, and populist law-making.  50 U. Louisville L. Rev. 87-130 (2011).

Klonick, Kate.  Note.  Not in my Atlantic Yards:  examining netroots’ role in eminent domain reform.  100 Geo. L.J. 263-293 (2011).

Leslie, Derek.  Note.  Did the U.S. Supreme Court recognize an elusive or illusive judicial taking in Stop the Beach Renourishment?  (Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Fla. Dep’t of Envtl. Prot., et al., 130 S. Ct. 2592, 2010.)  3 Ky. J. Equine, Agri., & Nat. Resources L. 285-298 (2010-2011).

Somin, Ilya.  What if Kelo v. City of New London had gone the other way?  45 Ind. L. Rev. 21-39 (2011).

TECHNOLOGY.
Wong, Sarah M.  Comment.  Environmental initiatives and the role of the USPTO’s Green Technology Pilot Program.  16 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 233-256 (2012).

WATER LAW.
Kenney, Douglas, et al.  The Colorado River and the inevitability of institutional change.  32 Pub. Land & Resources L. Rev. 103-152 (2011).

Pappas, Michael.  Unnatural resource law:  situating desalination in coastal resource and water law doctrines.  86 Tul. L. Rev. 81-134 (2011).

WATER POLLUTION.
Garber, Kevin J., Steven Baicker-McKee and Jean M. Mosites.  Water sourcing and wastewater disposal:  two of the least worrisome aspects of Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania.  13 Duq. Bus. L.J. 169-191 (2011).

WATER RESOURCES.
Abend, Katherine A.  Avoiding water-intensive energy production:  how to keep the water running and the lights on.  41 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11020-11029 (2011).

Freney, Kate.  Reclaiming water in a thirsty world.  13 Asia Pac. J. Envtl. L. 207-224 (2010).

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