Named Charter Member of Lawyer Sustainability Program

The Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Environmental and Energy Law Section named Attorney Brown one of nine, charter members of the Pennsylvania Lawyers United for Sustainability (PLUS) Program.

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Article Published

The Regent Law Review published Attorney Brown’s academic, student note (article) on the emerging intersection of greenhouse gas regulations and local land use regulations. The article analyzes 42 U.S.C. § 7431, and its potentially limiting effect on federal greenhouse gas regulations that involve local land use issues. See Shannon Brown,…

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Greenhouse Gas Regulation (CO2), Local Land Use Authority, and 42 USC 7431

Synopsis Student Note exploring a potential limitation (42 USC 7431) on the preemption of local land use regulations by federal greenhouse gas regulations (CO2). The Note argues that federal law might not preempt, per se, regulations by local authorities related to global warming because 1) land use…

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