The Standing of Nature: The Delineated Natural Ecosystem Proxy

In celebration of Earth Day JEEL is previewing one of our upcoming articles.  Ms. Schaefer's article takes a new approach to establishing legal standing for nature, which is particularly relevant in the current political climate.  The print version of this article will follow in issue 9.2. Stacy Jane Schaefer* I. Introduction Man's attitude toward nature… Continue reading The Standing of Nature: The Delineated Natural Ecosystem Proxy

A PURPA Roadmap for Microgrids

By: Donna M. Attanasio * Abstract This Article explores the ways in which Sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (“PURPA”),[1] might be useful in accelerating the development of multi-participant microgrids.  PURPA provides a framework for the regulation of certain electric generation facilities known as qualifying facilities (“QFs”).[2]  Securing QF… Continue reading A PURPA Roadmap for Microgrids