Tag Archives: Environmental law

SEC Publishes Unprecedented Proposed Rule on Climate-Related Disclosures

ISAAC FUHRMAN BORGMAN—On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed a long-anticipated rule to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures for investors among public companies. Under the unprecedented rule, the SEC would require a registrant to disclose information about: (1) the governance of climate-related risks and relevant risk management processes; (2) the […]

Trump’s Border Wall: Waive Goodbye to Environmental Protection

JACOB HENSCH—Since Trump issued Executive Order 13767, “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements,” the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has waived dozens of environmental laws for border wall construction projects in California, Texas, and New Mexico. The waivers were issued pursuant to section 102(c) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 […]

Former Law Review Articles and Comments Editor Sara Fain Works To Protect the Everglades

BY MELISSA COATES — Sara Fain, a former Miami Law Review ACE, followed an unusual path to her current position as senior staff counsel with the Everglades Law Center, where she works  as an advocate for Everglades protection and restoration. Fain earned her J.D. from UM in 2005, along with a master’s in marine affairs from […]