Of sewage spills and citizen suits

New Berkeley Law report examines citizen actions addressing sanitary sewer overflows in California

(This post is co-authored with Nell Green Nylen and Michael Kiparsky.) Every day, Californians produce millions of gallons of wastewater. We tend to avoid thinking about what flows down our drains, but how we deal with sewage is a critically important aspect of public and environmental health. Most communities in California rely on an extensive …


Database of Anti-Environment Votes in 112th Congress

To date, 170 anti-environmental votes have been taken in the GOP-led House of Representatives by the 112th Congress.  It’s difficult to keep track of the good, the bad, and the ugly coming out of the House.  One tool to help track the action in Washington is a new searchable database of anti-environment votes. “The House has voted …