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THE SUE-AND-SETTLE PHENOMENON: ITS IMPACT ON THE LAW, AGENCY, AND SOCIETY

Sue-and-settle is the name applied to a federal agency’s use of litigation to create policy outside of the normal regulatory process. This paper discusses the impact that the sue-and-settle policy has had on Congress, the judiciary, and the [...]

Politics and Energy

Nearly three-quarters of the USD 1.8 trillion of global energy investment is driven either by direct investing by state-owned enterprises or private-led investments incentivised by policies. In terms of direct investments, we see a growing role [...]

Utah’s Wood Burning Stove Replacement Project

Three areas in Utah exceed the particulate matter air pollution standards set by the EPA. Since 2014 the Utah Legislature has passed 55 bills related to air quality, and air quality has been one of Governor Herbert’s highest priorities. In [...]

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