Posts tagged natural resources
Freitag Represents the Center at Public Affairs Governance Workshop in China

Conservation Law Center Director, Christian Freitag, participated in the 2019 Public Affairs Governance Workshop in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China last week. The workshop included scholars from the Maxwell School and universities across China, and focused on collaborative governance, environmental policy, and shared issues in global natural resources management.

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CLC Urges Federal Government to Hold Coal Companies Responsible for Clean-Up Costs in Future

Peter Murrey and the CLC recently submitted comments on behalf of the Hoosier Environmental Council encouraging stricter oversight of bankrupt coal companies. We urged the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) to develop regulations requiring insolvent and nearly insolvent corporations to post bonds covering clean-up costs, instead of merely making promises they may never fulfill.

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CLC’s comments on FWS mitigation policy aim to better protect species and habitats

Peter Murrey, Jeff Hyman, and CLC submitted comments on the new Fish and Wildlife Service mitigation policy, urging for more accountability and better protections for threatened species and habitats. This article sums up the proposed mitigation policy and our suggestions for improving it.

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