Tag: <span>law</span>

Not Under My Back Yard (NUMBY): Do You Really Own Your Property?

For the past several decades the US has pursued policies that promote energy independence and both energy and national security. As part of this pursuit, high volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) technologies were first developed in the late 1940s by¬†Halliburton, and its technological advances after the 1970s have rapidly increased oil …

Greetings from San Francisco!

So three weeks have officially passed since I started my internship with the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) in downtown San Francisco. CBD is an organization that believes humans are deeply connected to nature and that all species have intrinsic value. For this reason, CBD fights for the survival of …

Internship at the EPA (OECA)

My internship at the EPA was an incredible learning experience. I was a law clerk in the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), Office of International Affairs. OECA handles enforcement of all environmental laws, especially the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The EPA’s website details the facets of OECA’s …