Month: June 2017

Indian water rights, federal water rights, and state courts

Ed Mendoza of the Gila River Indian Neighborhood, Arizona (photograph: Monica Almeida/NYT) Dylan Hedden-Properly not too long ago posted “The Legislative Historical past of the McCarran Modification: An Effort to Decide Whether or not Congress Meant for State Courtroom Jurisdiction to Prolong to Indian Reserved Water Rights”, revealed in Environmental Legislation.

Transboundary governance

Murray Clamen and Daniel Macfarlane just lately posted “The Worldwide Joint Fee, Water Ranges, and Transboundary Governance within the Nice Lakes”. The summary: This text gives a historic background of the evolution of transboundary water governance and environmental diplomacy within the Nice Lakes–St. Lawrence basin, with a give attention to

Placing the Trump environmental transition in perspective

William Ruckelshaus, the primary time round Following right this moment’s put up by Craig Oren on precedents from the Reagan period for Trump’s plans to roll again environmental regulation (on which see additionally William Ruckelshaus’s piece from yesterday’s NY Instances), I am additionally re-posting an fascinating name initially posted on H-Atmosphere:

Canadian water regulation

The McGill Journal of Sustainable Improvement Legislation not too long ago revealed an article by Jamie Benidickson, “The Evolution of Canadian Water Legislation and Coverage: Securing Protected and Sustainable Abundance”. The summary: Canadian water regulation has advanced over an prolonged time frame as a posh combination of federal and provincial

Animal colonialism

A short time again AJIL Unbound printed a bit by Mathilde Cohen, “Animal Colonialism: The Case of Milk”. The summary: Greta Gaard writes that “[t]he pervasive availability of cows’ milk right this moment—from grocery shops to fuel stations—is a traditionally unprecedented product of industrialization, urbanization, tradition, and economics.” To those