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Reitze discusses SCOTUS hold on Clean Power Plan in RadioWest interview

On February 10, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Arnold Reitze was interviewed on KUER’s RadioWest about the U.S. Supreme Court’s hold on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. But, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has put the rules on hold, Rocky Mountain Power and state environmental regulators are left in limbo, since they’re already […]

Reitze authors op-ed on proposed coal-to-liquid fuel plant

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Arnold Reitze published an editorial in the January 14, 2016 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Current law discourages thorough vetting of proposed coal-to-liquid plant.” “The CAA places the major responsibility for regulating stationary sources on state government, with the most stringent rules imposed on major sources. However, […]

Reitze Appointed to Utah Air Quality Board

Gov. Gary Herbert’s appointment of Professor Arnold Reitze  to the Utah Air Quality Board has been approved by the Utah State Senate. The Air Quality Board’s responsibilities include making rules regarding the control, abatement, and prevention of air pollution. The board implements the operating permit program and ensures compliance with applicable air pollution statutes and regulations […]

Reitze Publishes Utah Law Review Article on Fine Particulate Air Pollution

Arnold Reitze, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in the Utah Law Review, “Utah’s Fine Particulate Air Pollution Problem.” According to the abstract, “The air pollution problem in Utah’s Wasatch Front has resulted in several counties being classified as nonattainment for fine particulate matter. This […]

Reitze Publishes Article on Fine Particulate Emissions in Environmental Law Reporter

Arnold Reitze, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article, “EPA’s Fine Particulate Air Pollution Control Program,” in the November 2014 Environmental Law Reporter. The article discusses the Environmental Protection Agency’s program to control fine particulate emissions 2.5 microns or smaller in areas that fail to meet […]

Reitze Publishes Article, Speaks on Air Quality and Emissions Issues

During the past several months, Arnold Reitze, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has spoken on various air quality-related issues and published a new scholarly article. On March 6, he spoke on “Inversion Conversion: Legal and Policy Issues Related to Utah Air Quality,” at a College of Law […]

Reitze Air Pollution Op-Ed Appears in SL Trib

An op-ed by Arnold Reitze, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune on February 12, 2014. Titled “EPA won’t save Utah from its own bad air,” Reitze’s editorial analyzes the various causes of Utah’s current air quality problems before concluding, “[A]ir quality improvement […]

Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World

Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World This conference will address four aspects of electric power generation related to government efforts to reduce carbon emissions from this industry. The first panel will discuss the role of coal-fired electric power generation; the second panel will deal with the rapidly growing natural gas industry and the role […]

College of Law Hosts Feb. 9 Conference on Future of Electric Power in a Carbon-Constrained World

On Thursday, February 9, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host an all-day symposium, Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World.  Sponsored by the Stegner Center, the symposium will feature experts on energy and the environment discussing the technical and legal challenges in generating electricity from coal, natural gas, renewable energy, […]

Reitze Speaks at George Washington University Law School, Will Speak on Climate Change at ASU in January

Arnold Reitze, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, spoke on environmental law developments in November at the George Washington University Law School. Also in November he spoke on climate change law at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering. In January he will speak […]