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“Taking Enforcement on Its Own Terms: EPA’s Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Litigation,” 5 Reg. & Governance 262 (2011).

"The Sounds of Silence: Cost Benefit Canons in Entergy Corp. v. Riverkeeper, Inc.," 34 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 425 (2010).
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"America’s Energy Future: Balancing Renewable Power and Carbon Fuel" (with Michael R. Bucy), Miller Center, University of Virginia (April 2009).

"Respecting EPA: Restraining Presidential Influence in EPA Decisionmaking Leads to Better Environmental and Political Outcomes," 39 Envtl. L. Rep. 10080 (January 2009).

"Over the Life of a Site," Envtl. F., Sept./Oct. 2008, at 27.

“Sustainable Watersheds,” Commentary, 107 Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions 74 (2008).

“A Bargain for Clean Water,” 17 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 608 (2008).
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“Adaptive Management in Superfund: Thinking Like a Contaminated Site,” in G. Macey & J. Cannon, eds., Reclaiming the Land: Rethinking Superfund Institutions, Methods, and Practices 49 (Springer, 2007).

"Reclaiming the Land: Rethinking Superfund Institutions, Methods, and Practices" (editor with G. Macey) (Springer, 2007).

"Words and Worlds: The Supreme Court in Rapanos and Carabell," 25 Va. Envtl. L. J. 277 (2007).
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"The Significance of Massachusetts v. EPA," 93 Va. L. Rev. In Brief 53 (2007).

"Checking in on the Chesapeake: Some Questions of Design," 40 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1131 (2006).
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"Environmentalism and the Supreme Court: A Cultural Analysis," 33 Ecol. L. Q. 363 (2006).
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"Adaptive Management in Superfund: Thinking Like a Contaminated Site," 13 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 561 (2005).
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"Presidential Greenspeak: How Presidents Talk About the Environment and What It Means" (with Jonathan Riehl), 23 Stan. Envtl. L.J. 195 (2004).
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“Fire Suppression Policy, Weather, and Western Wildland Fire Trends: An Empirical Analysis,” (with Jonathan Klick), in Wildfire Policy: Law and Economics Perspectives , Karen M. Bradshaw and Dean Lueck, eds., New York: RFF Press 2012.

"Disasters and Decentralization," 37 Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice 228-256 (2012).
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“Debate: Climate Change and the Courts” (with Heidi M. Hurd), 160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 33 (2011).

"Global Warming Advocacy Science: A Cross Examination" (July 2010)

“Fashioning Entitlements: A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis of the Judicial Role in Environmental Centralization in the United States and Europe” (with Michael G. Faure), in Albert Breton et al., eds., Governing the Environment: Salient Institutional Issues 138 (Edward Elgar, 2009).

“The Law and Economics of Environmental Federalism: Europe and the United States Compared” (with Michael G. Faure), 27 Va. Envtl. L.J. 205 (2009).
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“Problems of Equity and Efficiency in the Design of International Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Schemes,” 33 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 405 (2009).
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The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy (ed. with Richard L. Revesz) (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Retaking Rationality: How Cost-Benefit Analysis Can Better Protect the Environment and Our Health (with Richard L. Revesz) (Oxford University Press, 2008).

“Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards” (with Richard L. Revesz), 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2014).

“Regional Variation, Holdouts, and Climate Treaty Negotiations” (with J. Scott Holladay), 4 Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, art. 1 (2013).

"Capture, Regulatory Review, and Agency Inaction" (with Richard L. Revesz), 101 Geo. L.J.__ (forthcoming 2013).

"Patience is an Economic Virtue: Real Options, Natural Resources, and Offshore Oil," 84 U. Colo. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2013).

"Can Cost-Benefit Analysis of Environmental Policy Go Global?" 19 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 146 (2011).

"Retaking Rationality: Two Years Later" (with Richard L. Revesz), 48 Hous. L.J. 1 (2011).

"A Brief Comment on 'Humanizing Cost-Benefit Analysis,'" 2011 Eur. J. Risk Reg. 13.

"Water Pollution and Regulatory Cooperation in China" (with Craig Wenner & Hong Lan), 44 Cornell Int'l L.J. 101 (2011).

"Environmental Law: The Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy," 17 U. Balt. J. Envtl. L. 189 (2010) (transcript of panel discussion).

"Análisis Cost-Beneficio en Paises en Vías de Desarrollo," 117 Estudios Públicos 21 (2010).

"Realist Lawyers and Realistic Legalists: A Brief Rebuttal to Judge Posner," 59 Duke L.J. 1187 (2010).

"Pitfalls of Empirical Studies that Attempt to Understand the Factors Affecting Appellate Decisionmaking" (with Hon. Harry T. Edwards) 58 Duke L.J. 1895 (2009).

"Cause or Cure? Cost-Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Gridlock," 17 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 107 (2008).

"Reviving Environmental Protection: Preference-Directed Regulation and Regulatory Ossification," 25 Va. Envtl. L.J. 311 (2007).

Book Note, "Conversation, Representation, and Allocation: Justice Breyer's Active Liberty" (with D. Theodore Rave), 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1505 (2006).

Note, "Authority and Legitimacy in Global Governance: Deliberation, Institutional Differentiation, and the Codex Alimentarius," 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 766 (2006).


"Land Preservation and Institutional Design," 23 J. Envtl. L. & Litig. 433 (2008).
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"Kelo's Legacy:  Eminent Domain and the Future of Property Rights," 2005 Sup. Ct. Rev. 103-133.
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"Perpetual Restrictions on Land and the Problem of the Future," 88 Va. L. Rev. 739 (2002).
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