Laws & Regulations

"Food Safety Law’s Funding Is Far Below Estimated Requirement"

"After thousands of people were sickened by tainted eggs, peanut butter and spinach, Congress passed a sweeping food safety law in 2010 that gave the Food and Drug Administration new powers to prevent additional outbreaks. But lawmakers have not provided enough money for the mission."

Source: NY Times, 04/07/2015

Conservative ALEC Threaten Groups Criticizing It for Climate Denial

"Facing a loss of high-profile corporate sponsors, a conservative state-level policy group — the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) — threatened action in recent weeks against activist groups that accuse it of denying climate change."

Source: Wash Post, 04/06/2015
April 10, 2015

2014-2015 Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

This event, co-sponsored by Vanderbilt University Law School (VULS) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) in Washington, DC, will feature authors of the year’s best academic articles that present legal and policy solutions to pressing environmental problems. Free registration required.

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