Kayci G. Hines* View PDF Version In the years since renewable energy technologies were deployed as an alternative energy source, solar energy continues to aid in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. To date, solar technologies are emerging as an increasingly useful source of electricity. Additionally, solar technologies also provide significant benefits to the environment as well as […]
By Sheldon L. Trubatch – This review of U.S. Supreme Court cases involving nuclear power and related ancillary issues shows a clear evolution in the bases for judicial decision making over time. As the composition of the Court has changed, it has moved from relying on federal preemption to implement Congress’s intent to promote nuclear power in favor of states’ rights in areas not directly related to health and safety matters regarding radioactivity. To justify these decisions, the Justices claimed they did not adversely impact Congress’s intent to promote nuclear power.
Babbitt served as Secretary of the Interior from 1993 to 2001, as Governor of Arizona from 1978 to 1987 and as Attorney General of Arizona from 1975 to 1978. As Governor Babbitt brought environmental and resource management to the forefront in Arizona, and as Secretary of the Interior he led the creation of the Pacific Northwest Forest Plan, restoration of the Florida Everglades, passage of the California Desert Protection Act, and legislation for the National Wildlife Refuge System. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.