Newsletters

Environmental Law Clinic Spring 2022 Newsletter page 1Spring/Summer 2022 Newsletter

The newsletter highlights the work from the spring 2022 semester, including:

  • work on cosmetics safety featured in HBOMax documentary
  • $5 million shared award for equity around electric vehicles
  • centering racial disparity in toxic exposures 

Fall 2021 Newsletter

ELC fall 2021 newsletter pageThe newsletter highlights the work from the fall 2021 semester, including:

  • winning in oil spill litigation against EPA
  • shining light on fraud in clean energy finance
  • advocating to clean up PFAS

Spring 2021 Newsletter

ELC spring 2021 newsletterThe newsletter highlights the work from the spring 2021 semester, including:

  • weighing in on the Oakland A’s proposed ballpark
  • joining the fight against Formosa petrochemical complex
  • prompting a state bill to reform green energy financing

Fall 2020 Newsletter

The newsletter highlights the work from the fall 2020 semester, including:

  • passing a California bill to force manufacturers of cosmetic and personal products to list toxic fragrances
  • defeating the Environmental Protection Agency’s motion to dismiss the clinic’s Clean Water Act claim
  • investigating fossil fuel insurance

ELC spring 2020 newsletter

Spring 2020 Newsletter

The newsletter highlights the work from the spring 2020 semester, including:

  • Camila Gonzalez ’20 wins an Outstanding Clinical Student Award from the Clinical Legal Education Association
  • filing two petitions to the Environmental Protection Agency
  • pushing for climate justice at the California PUC

 

Fall 2019 Newsletter Cover

Fall 2019 Newsletter

The newsletter highlights the work from the fall 2019 semester, including:

  • new Clinical Teaching Fellow Heather Lewis
  • filing comments responding to a California Public Utilities Commission affordable energy proposal
  • representing low-income communities facing climate change 
  • announcing intent to sue EPA over toxic plans for oil spill response

 

ELC spring 2019 newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter

The newsletter highlights several semesters of clinic work, including:

    • winning a public records case about cell phone radiation health hazards
    • helping to ban toxic chemicals in compostable foodware in San Francisco
    • securing $56 million to explore clean energy alternatives to propane and burning wood for San Joaquin Valley residents 
    • working on policy to advance the goal of safe, affordable drinking water and sanitation for all Californians