Arnold W. Reitze Jr.
Professor of Law
Professor Reitze joined the faculty at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2008. He also is the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor Emeritus of Environmental Law at the George Washington University Law School where he was the director of the LL.M. program in environmental law for thirty-eight years. Professor Reitze has taught environmental and natural resource subjects for forty-three years and for twenty-nine years taught air pollution law to lawyers in the LL.M. program. He has authored seven environmental law books, including major treatises in the air pollution field – Air Pollution Control (Envtl. L. Inst. 2010); Stationary Source Air Pollution Control (Envtl. L. Inst. 2005); Air Pollution Control Law: Compliance & Enforcement (Envtl. L. Inst., 2001); and Air Pollution Law (Michie/Lexis 1995). He also has authored or coauthored more than fifty law review articles, as well as numerous research studies for industry and government. For nine years he was the faculty editor of the Environmental Lawyer, a joint George Washington University Law School and American Bar Association law review.
Professor Reitze has extensive experience as an environmental lawyer with an emphasis on air pollution and climate change issues and has been “of counsel” with a number of law firms. He is a consultant to the Department of Energy, and has been a consultant for the EPA, the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Transportation Research Board. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Demilitarizing Chemical Munitions and Agents (1983-1984). He represented the automobile industry in the U.S. Supreme Court in Massachusetts v. EPA (2007) and Engine Manufacturers Assn. v. South Coast Air Quality Management District (2003).
Professor Reitze teaches Environmental Law and seminars in Climate Change and Current Issues in Environmental Law. He also is a member of the University of Utah's Institute for Clean and Secure Energy.
Air Pollution Control and Climate Change Mitigation Law (2d ed., Envtl. L. Inst., 2010)
Stationary Source Air Pollution Law (Envt'l L. Inst. 2005)
The Law of Air Pollution: Compliance & Enforcement (Envt'l L. Inst. 2001)
1997 Supplement to Air Pollution Law (Michie Company 1997)
Air Pollution Law (Michie Company 1995)
Law Review Articles
The Intersection of Climate Change and the Clean Air Act, ARIZONA STATE L.J. (publication pending Fall 2011)
Federal Control of Geological Carbon Sequestration, 41 ENVTL. L. REP (ELI) 10796 (SEPT. 2011).
Navigating the Legal Landscape (Carbon Sequestration), with Mary Ellen Ternes, CHEM. ENG. PROGRESS 45 (August 2011).
Controlling Greenhouse Gases From Highway Vehicles, 31 UTAH ENVTL. L. REV. 309 (2011).
Control of Geological Carbon Sequestration in the Western United States, with Marie Bradshaw Durrant, 41 ENVTL. L. REP (ELI) 10348 (Apr. 2011)
State and Regional Control of Geological Carbon Sequestration (Part 1), with Marie Bradshaw Durrant, 41 ENVTL. L. REP. (ELI) 10348 (Apr. 2011)
Federal Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 40 ENVTL LAW 1261(2010).
Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World, 34 Wm. & Mary Envt'l. L. Rev. 821 (2010)
Federal Control of Carbon Dioxide Emissions: What are the Options?, 36 B.C. Envt'l. Aff. L. Rev. 1 (2009)
Biofuels – Snake Oil For the Twenty-First Century, 87 Or. L. Rev. 1183 (2008)
If Carbon Dioxide Is a Pollutant, What Is EPA to Do?, in Resources Dev. & Climate Change (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Found. 2008)
Is the Clean Air Act Turning Oil Addicts Into Alcoholics?, 24 Envt'l F. 4:50 (2007)
Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emission From Mobile Sources—Massachusetts v. EPA, 37 Envtl. L. Rep. 10535 (2007)
From Riverside to Rapanos—What is Adjacency?, with Andrew J. Harrison, 22 Nat. Resources & Env’t. 1:17 (2007)
Should the Clean Air Act Be Used to Turn Petroleum Addicts Into Alcoholics?, 36 Envtl. L. Rep. 10745 (2006)
Emergency Response and Planning Requirements Applicable To Air Pollution Releases, 2005 BYU L. Rev. 107
The Hydrogen Economy and Its Potential Impacts, with Jennifer B. Heaven, 35 Envtl. L. Rep. 10003 (2004)
Air Quality Protection Using State Implementation Plans—Thirty-Seven Years of Increasing Complexity, 15 Vill. Envtl. L. Rev. 209 (2004)
New Source Review: Should It Survive?, 34 Envtl. L. Rep. 10673 (2004)
Criminal Enforcement of Pollution Control Laws, 9 Envtl. L. 1 (2002)
State/Federal Command and Control Regulation of Emissions From Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generating Plants, 32 Envtl. L. 369 (2002)
Control of Hazardous Air Pollution, with Randy Lowell, 28 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 229 (2001)
The Control of Air Pollution from Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation, in Power Plant Pandemonium – the Regulatory Fast Track to New Power Production, ABA Section of Business Law (2001)
Global Warming, 31 Envtl. L. Rep. 10253 (2001)
Air Pollution Control in the New Millennium, 14 U. Hous. Health L. News 3:5 (2001)
Honors & Awards
J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor Emeritus of Law, George Washington University School of Law
Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, George Washington University School of Law 1996 – 2008
Faculty Editor of The Environmental Lawyer, a George Washington University Law School and American Bar Association law review 1994 - 2003
Member, Institute for Clean and Secure Energy, University of Utah (2008-present)
Vice Chair ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystem Committee.
Of Counsel, Harrison Law, LLC (2005-present)
Of Counsel, McGlinchey Stafford, Baton Rouge, La. (2002-2005)
Special Consulting Counsel, Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP (1998-2002)
Member, National Academy of Science’s Committee on Demilitarizing Chemical Munitions and Agents (1983-1984)