Laws & Regulations

"EPA's Rule Enforcement on Pollution Has Dropped"

"New data shows that EPA enforcement of existing regulations under the Obama administration has fallen by several key measures. In Texas, the amount of pollution that companies agreed to reduce – as a result of enforcement cases – fell 74 percent in 2009-10 from 2007-08. Nationwide, it fell 57 percent."

Source: Dallas News, 12/22/2010
December 16, 2010

High Seas Marine Protected Areas: Safeguarding Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and the District of Columbia Bar, this event is free and open to the public. You may also join the session via webinar or teleconference. RSVP required.


Lawyer Who Helped Write Texas Env. Laws Now Helps Industry Skirt Them

"As a young state attorney in the early days of environmental regulation, [Pamela Giblin] built up the laws that regulate pollution of the state's water and air. Today, age 64 and still raven-haired and self-effacing, she is the senior attorney for some of the state's largest polluters — dedicated, some would say, to finding cracks in those same laws."

Source: Austin American-Statesman, 11/08/2010


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