National (U.S.)

"Report Warns That Superstorm Sandy Was Not 'The Big One'"

"In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy wreaked major havoc on the United States, causing 117 deaths and leaving $62 billion worth of damage in its wake when it passed through New York and New Jersey. But Sandy wasn't the strongest storm ever to hit that region, and there is the potential for other, much bigger storms to strike, a new report warns."

Source: Huffington Post, 09/19/2014

"U.S. Aims to Curb Peril of Antibiotic Resistance"

"The Obama administration on Thursday announced measures to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, outlining a national strategy that includes incentives for the development of new drugs, tighter stewardship of existing ones, and improvements in tracking the use of antibiotics and the microbes that are resistant to them."

Source: NY Times, 09/19/2014
October 21, 2014

Policy Forum: The Role of State Leadership in Cooperative Federalism

The Environmental Law Institute's 2014 Policy Forum, taking place in Washington, DC, will focus on state leadership in environmental protection, examining the inherent tension underlying state-federal partnerships and inconsistencies in state approaches to cooperative federalism. Register by Oct 14th.

October 1, 2014

Supreme Court Review & Preview

The Environmental Law Institute's annual U.S. Supreme Court update for the 2014 term will feature ELI President John Cruden leading a discussion (in Washington, DC and via teleconference) with two of the most distinguished environmental law school professors in the nation to review the important Clean Air Act cases decided this year, and forecast their implications for future rule making, particularly in the greenhouse gas arena. Register by Sep 26.

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