Keith H. Hirokawa

Albany Law School

80 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

The Role of Green Building in Climate Change Adaptation

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON CLIMATE ADAPTATION LAW, Jonathan Verschuuren, ed., 2013, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 8 of 2012-2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa and Aurelia Pohrib
Albany Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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green building, sustainability, climate change adaptation, environmental law, energy, natural resources, building codes, local government

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A Response to the IPCC Fifth Assessment

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2015, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 9 for 2015-2016, Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-42
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
UALR Bowen School of Law, Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, Pace Law School, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University at Buffalo Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Drake University Law School, Oregon State University, College of Business and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge

43 Environmental Law Reporter 10342-10357, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-023, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-05, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-1, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 22, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, BurlesonInstitute.org, City University of New York - School of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Albany Law School, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University at Buffalo Law School, Vermont Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law and Drake University Law School
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sustainability, climate change, adaptation, resiliency

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Can Urban University Expansion and Sustainable Development Co-Exist?: A Case Study in Progress on Columbia University

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 637 (2010), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 6 of 2010-2011
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Keith H. Hirokawa and Patricia Salkin
Albany Law School and Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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sustainability, higher education, university expansion, eminent domain, community benefits agreement, public participation

5.

Sustainability and the Urban Forest: An Ecosystem Services Perspective

Natural Resources Journal, Vol. 51, p. 233, 2011, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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urban development, environment, property

6.

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 at Buffalo Law School, Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law, Drake University Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
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legal scholarship, teaching, legal profession, education, pedagogy

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At Home with Nature: Early Reflections on Green Building Laws and the Transformation of the Built Environment

Environmental Law, Vol. 39, No. 3, p. 507 (2009), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 14 of 2009
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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environment, environmental law, green building, alternative energy, environmental policy, nature, pluralistic, constructivist, transformative

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Land Use Planning in a Climate Change Context

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON CLIMATE ADAPTATION LAW, Jonathan Verschuuren, ed., 2013, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 21 for 2012-2013, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-33
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Keith H. Hirokawa and Jonathan D. Rosenbloom
Albany Law School and Drake University Law School
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climate change, local government, land use

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Disasters and Ecosystem Services Deprivation: From Cuyahoga to the Deepwater Horizon

Albany Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1, p. 543 (2010/2011), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 48 of 2010-2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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ecosystem, Deepwater Horizon, oil, Gulf of Mexico, environmental disasters, natural resources

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Sustaining Ecosystem Services Through Local Environmental Law

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, p. 760 (2011), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 1, 2011-2012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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environmental law, government, ecosystem

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The Most Important Current Research Questions in Urban Ecosystem Services

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Forthcoming, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 4 for 2014-2015, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of Louisville - Brandeis School of Law, The City Project, Albany Law School, Sociology Department, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Pace University - School of Law, Vinson & Elkins LLP and Stanford University
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Three Stories About Nature: Property, the Environment, and Ecosystem Services

62 Mercer Law Review 541 (2011), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 3, 2011-2012
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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nature, property, environment, ecosystem

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Urban Forests as Green Infrastructure

GREENING LOCAL GOVERNMENT: LEGAL STRATEGIES FOR PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY, EFFICIENCY, AND FISCAL SAVINGS, p. 257, Keith H. Hirokawa and Patricia Salkin, eds., American Bar Association, 2012, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 7 of 2012-2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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environmental law, natural resources law, local government, land use planning, procurement, sustainability, sustainable development, zoning, climate change

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Town, Gown and Place-Based Sustainability: Collaborating in the Shared Space

Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-05, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 37 of 2011-2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Keith H. Hirokawa and Jonathan D. Rosenbloom
Albany Law School and Drake University Law School
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town, gown, shared space, institution, educational mission

15.

Critical Enculturation: Using Problems to Teach Law

Drexel Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 1 (2009), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 31 of 2009-2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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PBL, problem based learning, problem based teaching, Best Practices, Legal Education, land use planning, problem solving, thinking like a lawyer

16.

Driving Local Governments to Watershed Governance

42 Environmental Law 157 (2012), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 23 of 2011-2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2013
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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watershed, government, ecosystem, natural resources

17.

Regulating Vacant Property

Urban Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 3, p. 627, 2010, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-44
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2011
Keith H. Hirokawa and Ira Gonzalez
Albany Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Government, Real Estate, Taking

18.

Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, University at Buffalo Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Drake University Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Oregon State University, College of Business and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Zero Sum, Environmental Law, Rhetoric, Trade Offs

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Some Pragmatic Observations About Radical Critique in Environmental Law

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, p. 225 (2002)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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environmental law, environmental ethics, property rights

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Teaching from the Dirt: Best Practices and Land Use Law Pedagogy

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 2 (no. 1), p. 68 (2011), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 15 of 2011-2012, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 11/12 #13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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land use, legal education, real property, teaching, students

21.

Property as Capture and Care

Albany Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1, p. 175 (2010/2011), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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property, capture and care, capture, care, ecofeminism, environment

22.

Sustainable Habitat Restoration: Fish, Farms, and Ecosystem Services

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 22 of 2011-2012, 23 Fordham Environmental Law Review 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa and Charles Gottlieb
Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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ecosystem, fish, farm, habitat, environment, land

23.

A Challenge to Sustainable Governments?

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 87, at 203 (2009), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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sustainability, government, environment

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Making Sense of a 'Misunderstanding of the Planning Process': Examining the Relationship Between Zoning and Rezoning Under the Change-or-Mistake Rule

44 Urban Lawyer 295 (2012); Albany Law School Research Paper No. 18 of 2011-2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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zoning, land use controls, land use planning, local government, Euclid, zoning amendment, change or mistake rule, rezone

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Local Planning to Preserve Wetlands Assets: Community, Baselines, and Ecosystem Services

BEYOND RAPANOS: THE NEXT GENERATION OF WETLAND REGULATION, Kimberly Connolly, ed. 2013, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 9 of 2012-2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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wetlands, ecosystem, environmental law, natural resources law, ecosystem services, ecological economics, local government, local environmental law, zoning, land use planning

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Aligning Regulation with the Informational Need: Ecosystem Services and the Next Generation of Environmental Law

Akron Law Review, 2013, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 17 for 2012-2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa and Elizabeth Porter
Albany Law School and Yachana Foundation
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ecosystem, environment, natural resources, NEPA, environmental regulations

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Environmental Law. Disrupted

Environmental Law Reporter, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 15 May 2019
Oregon State University, College of Business, University of California Hastings College of the Law, City University of New York - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Albany Law School, University of Houston Law Center, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University at Buffalo Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Drake University Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University, College of Law
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Curtailing Ecosystem Exportation: Ecosystem Services as a Basis to Reconsider Export-Driven Agriculture in Economies Highly Dependent on Agricultural Exports

30 Virginia Environmental Law Journal 1 (2012); , Albany Law School Research Paper No. 20 of 2011-2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
James Thuo Gathii and Keith H. Hirokawa
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Albany Law School
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ecosystem, agriculture, export

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Dealing with Uncommon Ground: The Place of Legal Constructivism in the Social Construction of Nature

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 21, No. 3, p. 387 (2003)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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environmental policy, nature

30.

Local Planning for Wind Power: Using Programmatic Environmental Impact Review to Facilitate Development

Zoning and Planning Law Report, Vol. 33, No. 1, p. 1 (2010) , Albany Law School Research Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
Andrew B Wilson and Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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wind power, clean energy, PEIS, environment

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How Good is an Old Water Right? The Application of Statutory Forfeiture Provisions to Pre-Code Water Rights

University of Denver Water Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, p. 1 (2000)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 May 2014
Janet C. Neuman and Keith H. Hirokawa
Lewis & Clark Law School and Albany Law School
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water rights

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The Cost of Federalism: Ecology, Community, and the Pragmatism of Land Use

The Law and Policy of Environmental Federalism: A Comparative Analysis, Kalyani Robbins & Erin Ryan, eds. (Edward Elgar, 2015) , Albany Law School Research Paper No. 4 for 2016-2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Keith H. Hirokawa and Jonathan D. Rosenbloom
Albany Law School and Drake University Law School
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ecosystems, ecosystem services, local government, land use, communities, federalism, environment, natural resources, decentralization

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The Relevance of Land Use Law to Climate Change Preparedness: The Case of Sustainable Water Practices

TRENDS, Vol. 40, No. 5, p. 6 (May/June 2009), Albany Law School Research Paper No. 41 of 2009-2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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land use, climate change, water, zoning, environment

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From Euclid to the Development of Federal Environmental Law: The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Regulation of Physical Space

Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Paul Finkelman and Roberta Alexander, eds., (2012, Ohio University Press)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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environmental law, property, nuisance, air space, water polution, air polution, zoning, Euclid, Ohio

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Preface to: in Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge

Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge, 2015, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 11 for 2015-2016, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Jessica Owley and Keith H. Hirokawa
University at Buffalo Law School and Albany Law School
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Chapter 3: Thinking Ecosystems, Providing Water: The Water Infrastructure Imperative

Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 May 2016
Keith H. Hirokawa and Jonathan D. Rosenbloom
Albany Law School and Drake University Law School
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ecosystems, water infrastructure

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Property Pieces in Compensation Statutes: Law's Eulogy for Oregon's Measure 37

Environmental Law, Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 1111, 2008
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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compensation statutes, lans use regulation, Measure 37

38.

Contextualizing the Roots of Environmental Law

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 9 for 2017-2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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legal history, environmental law

39.

Saving Sustainability

Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge, Forthcoming, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 5 for 2015-2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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The Prima Facie Burden and the Vanishing SEPA Threshold: Washington's Emerging Preference for Efficiency over Accuracy

Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 3, p. 403 (2001/2002)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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SEPA, EIS, environment

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Bug Catching for the State: Gathering Baseline Ecological Information Under Wave

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 26 for 2012-2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2013
Keith H. Hirokawa, Charles Gottlieb and Kristin Keehan
Albany Law School, Albany Law School and Albany Law School
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environmental law, natural resources law, ecology, citizen monitoring, indicator species, administrative law, water quality, ecosystem management

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Adapting Agriculture Through Land Use Controls

Chapter 8 in: Research Handbook on Climate Change and Agricultural Law (2017) ISBN: 9781784710637, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 2 for 2017-2018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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Land use control; resiliency strategies, agriculture, local government, ecosystem services

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Environmental Law from the Inside: Local Perspective, Local Potential

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 1 for 2018-2019
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2018
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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The Gap Between Informational Goals and the Duty to Gather Information: Challenging Piecemealed Review under the Washington State Environmental Policy Act

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 343 (2001)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Keith H. Hirokawa
Albany Law School
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SEPA, environment, courts

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Foundations of Insider Environmental Law

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2018
Jonathan D. Rosenbloom and Keith H. Hirokawa
Drake University Law School and Albany Law School
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Place, Place-Based, Environment, Environmental Law, Local, State, Local Environmental Law, Decentralization

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Gaming Rhetoric and the Complicated Story of Local Identity

Chapter in Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism (Krakoff, Powers, and Rosenbloom), pages 91-109.
Number of pages: 19
Jonathan D. Rosenbloom and Keith H. Hirokawa
Drake University Law School and Albany Law School
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local governments, land use, environment