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New Scholarship by Professor Jesse Richardson on SSRN, Forthcoming in William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Jesse Richardson recently posted new scholarship to SSRN. "Turtles All the Way Down: A Clearer Understanding of the Scope of Waters of the United States Based on the United States Supreme Court Decisions" is a forthcoming piece in the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review. It was written with co-authors Tiffany Dowell Lashmet and Gatlin Squires.

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Professor James Van Nostrand Speaks in Nationwide Climate Seminar Series

On April 7, 2020, West Virginia University College of Law professor James Van Nostrand participated in a webinar titled "Climate Solutions for West Virginia". The webinar was part of Bard College's "Solve Climate by 2030" series.  The series consisted of 45 "Power Dialog" presentations conducted simultaneously across the country. Professor Van Nostrand joined West Virginia State Delegate Evan Hansen to discuss energy policies that can create jobs and move West Virginia to a more diversified energy economy.

The webinar may be viewed below.

Professor McGinley Publishes New Work in the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Patrick McGinley published a new paper in the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review. The article, co-authored with Caitlyn Greene, is titled "Yielding To The Necessities Of A Great Public Industry: Denial And Concealment Of The Harmful Health Effects Of Coal Mining" and appears in volume 43 of the journal.

It was published following the spring 2019 symposium, The Changing Landscape of Regulations in the Mining Industry, hosted by the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review on March 29, 2019. Professor McGinley spoke on the panel discussing "Developments in Mountain Top Removal Mining".