Academic Year 2021-2022 Highlights
- The Clinic provided complex research, administrative record, and drafting support to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation on a case in Virginia opposing a natural gas compressor station because of its air pollution impacts to an environmental justice community and the surrounding ecosystem. See https://www.cbf.org/news-media/newsroom/2021/virginia/virginia-air-board-denies-permit-for-pipeline-compressor-station.html.
- The Clinic provided legal research support to a pro bono private practice attorney in her litigation in a Baltimore City zoning matter in an environmental justice area.
- The Clinic provided community legal education to a community group in Baltimore on state air permitting.
- The Clinic worked with community groups and civil rights groups to draft a policy letter to government agencies helping articulate the community’s concerns about local impacts from proposed rail expansion and disproportionate impacts.
- The Clinic wrote a memo for a small international non-profit organization on environmental impact statements in the global context
- The Clinic conducted extensive research on historic properties in an African American cemetery to help support community advocacy in implementation of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- The Clinic continued to provide state comparative research support to a variety of environmental groups advocating for new state legislation, including on pesticide use and transparency.