The Importance Of Environmental Law
In the case of The State of Wyoming vs, U.S. Department of Interior et al. (2016). It is a case about fracking. The ruling for the case by the US district judge was the declaration that fracking unlawful and “lacks common sense”; the main reason for the ruling was due to the fact that giving the power to the Department of Interior would infringe on Federal matters. For the EPA is in charge of those matters.
The list of reasons why environmental law is so complex can honestly go on and on. An example of a list is the list of types of laws within the Water Pollution Statue; there are six different scopes of law within this one statue (Laska, 1973, pg 34). That alone is hard get one’s head around. There are over 200 changes to the Clean Water Act (CWA, pg 19-24). One cannot memorize everything it just cannot be done. Environmental Law is continually changing and there is no simple way or one way to analyse it. There are steps that make up a process that is different depending on which academia in this area is