Caroline Hardig discusses the East Palestine train derailment. She explains what happened, lawsuits filed following the derailment, and how East Palestine residents have been affected.
Ohio’s Powerful Blow to Clean Energy: The Paradoxical Legislation Between Fossil Fuels and Wind and Solar Resources
This article by Thomas Kemmet explains Ohio’s recent energy utility legislation in Senate Bill 52 and House Bill 201 and discusses the legislation's impact on Ohio’s ability to combat climate change, and more specifically, Ohio’s ability to adopt Clean Energy Resources.
What Makes Clothing Sustainable? The FTC’s Green Guides Attempt to Explain
Associate Member Chris Colloton explores the growing demand for environmentally friendly clothing and what legal steps retailers must consider before labeling their products as “sustainable.”
Can Mother Nature Hurdle the Tall “Standing” Precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court?: The Need for Personhood Status of Environmental Entities
In this article, Thomas Kemmet analyzes the current standing doctrine in the United States and its impact on the environment and compares how other nations grant personhood to natural entities for environmental protection.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: The Detrimental Impact of the Fast Fashion Industry
Blog Editor Caleigh Harris explores the impacts of the fast fashion industry on the environment and on international labor markets.
H.B. 6: Is this the End of Nuclear Power in Ohio?
"Dungeness"by nigelphoto2011 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 William Malson, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review Disclaimer: the author is employed by a group seeking to hold a referendum on H.B. 6. Background In 1966, the Atomic Energy Commission discontinued operations of the Piqua Nuclear Power Facility just outside the southern city limits of Piqua,... Continue Reading →
Migratory Bird Act: What Does Taking Mean?
Author: Maxel Moreland, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) makes it unlawful to “take” protected migratory birds. However, using two methods of statutory interpretation, a circuit split has developed over different definitions of “take” under the MBTA. The first, narrower interpretation from the Fifth Circuit must involve the... Continue Reading →