Uma Outka

University of Kansas - School of Law

Professor of Law

Green Hall

1535 W. 15th Street

Lawrence, KS 66045-7577

United States

http://law.ku.edu/faculty/uma-outka

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Renewable Energy Footprint

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 30, p. 241, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 475
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Environmental Justice in the Renewable Energy Transition

Journal of Environmental and Sustainability Law (University of Missouri School of Law), Forthcoming , Inaugural Symposium Issue, Environmental Justice Issues in Sustainable Development, 2012, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2012
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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environmental justice, renewable energy, solar, wind, biomass, sustainable development, green economy

3.

Environmental Law and Fossil Fuels: Barriers to Renewable Energy

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 6, p. 1679, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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environmental law, energy law, renewable energy, fossil fuel, transition, sustainability

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Siting Renewable Energy: Land Use and Regulatory Context

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 37, p. 1041, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 427
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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renewable energy, solar, biomass, land use, siting, facilities, environmental justice, comprehensive plan, growth management, power plant, distributed generation

5.

Towards Engaged Scholarship

Pace Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Pace University School of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, SUNY Buffalo Law School, Fordham University School of Law, South Texas College of Law, Pace Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Albany Law School, University of San Francisco - School of Law, West Virginia University - College of Law, Vermont Law School, University of Kansas - School of Law, University of Miami - School of Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Drake University Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
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legal scholarship, teaching, legal profession, education, pedagogy

6.

Symposium Essay: The Energy-Land Use Nexus

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2012, University of Kansas School of Law Working Paper No. 2011‐08
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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energy, land use, renewable, fossil fuel, transportation, sprawl, power plant, distributed generation

7.

Environmental Injustice and the Problem of the Law

Maine Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 209, 2005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Mar 2010
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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environmental justice

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The Obama Administration's Clean Air Act Legacy and the UNFCCC

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Clean Air Act, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, climate change, greenhouse gas regulation

9.

Nepa and Environmental Justice: Integration, Implementation, and Judicial Review

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 33, pp. 601, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2014
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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NEPA, environmental justice, categorical exclusion

10.

Intrastate Preemption in the Shifting Energy Sector

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 86, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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preemption, energy law, wind, hydraulic fracturing, land use, local government

11.

Cities and the Low-Carbon Grid

Environmental Law, Vol. 46, No. 105, 2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2016
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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cities, local government, renewable energy, municipal, local climate action, climate change, electricity, low-carbon

12.

'100 Percent Renewable': Company Pledges and State Energy Law

Utah Law Review, Spring 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Sep 2018
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Renewable Energy, Wind, Solar, Public Utility Commission, Corporate Demand, Clean Power, Green Tariff, PPA, Power Purchase Agreement

13.

Local Promise for Climate Mitigation: An Empirical Assessment

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 36, p. 635, 2012, University of Kansas School of Law Working Paper No. 2011‐07
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Uma Outka and Richard C. Feiock
University of Kansas - School of Law and Florida State University - Askew School of Public Administration and Policy
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climate change, land use, energy, sustainable development, local government, mitigation, adaptation

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Ch. 7: Land Use, Land Use Change, and Forestry - US

Forthcoming in Van Calster, G., Vandenberghe, W., and Reins, L. (eds), Research Handbook on Climate Mitigation Law, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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climate mitigation, land use, land use change, forestry, UNFCCC, transportation, energy

15.

State Lands in Modern Public Land Law

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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16.

Fairness in the Low-Carbon Shift: Learning from Environmental Justice

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Environmental Justice, Energy, Fairness, Climate Change, Low-Carbon, Transition

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Bioenergy Feedstocks

Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States (Environmental Law Press, 2018), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2018
Blake Hudson and Uma Outka
University of Houston Law Center and University of Kansas - School of Law
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Reversing Course on Environmental Justice under the Trump Administration

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
University of Kansas - School of Law and University of Kansas - School of Law
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19.

Accelerating Energy Transition in India: A Comparative Perspective

Indian Institute of Technology Law Review, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT-Kharagpur
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jun 2019
Uma Outka
University of Kansas - School of Law
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renewable energy, energy storage, india, climate change, comparative law, energy law