Environmental Law & News Recap – October 2, 2011

Throughout the upcoming year, Brooklyn ELS will keep you informed and updated via semi-weekly digests designed to recap recent developments in environmental law and protection.  This is the first post of the series.  Feel free to comment and/or link to additional articles and cases.


Standing on Hot Air: American Electric Power and the Bankruptcy of Standing Doctrine – Daniel A. Farber via Yale Law Journal Online

In this article, Professor Farber discusses the recent American Electric Power Company v. Connecticut decision on environmental standing, and posits that American standing jurisprudence is broken.


California Sup Ct Lets California Continue Its Cap and Trade Work


How Would You Spend $7 Billion? – An alternative proposal to tapping the Canada Tar Sands and building the Keystone XL Pipeline









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