John Ruple

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Research Professor of Law

383 S. University Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730

United States

http://https://law.utah.edu/research/stegner/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Transfer of Public Lands Movement: Taking the 'Public' Out of Public Lands

Stegner Center White Paper No. 2015-01, S.J. Quinney College of Law Research Paper No.99
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Robert B. Keiter and John Ruple
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 1,064 (39,918)
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A Legal Analysis of the Transfer of Public Lands Movement

Stegner Center White Paper No. 2014-2
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Oct 2014
Robert B. Keiter and John Ruple
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 773 (62,018)
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Alternatives to the Transfer of Public Lands Act

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 157, Stegner Center White Paper No. 2016-01
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
John Ruple and Robert B. Keiter
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 530 (100,133)
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National Monuments and National Conservation Areas: A Comparison in Light of the Bears Ears Proposal

Stegner Center White Paper No. 2016-02, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Virginia - School of Law, Alumnus or Degree Candidate Author
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Understanding Barriers to Commercial-Scale Carbon Capture and Sequestration in the United States: An Empirical Assessment

Energy Policy, Vol. 59, pp. 745-61 (2013)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Carbon capture and sequestration, climate change mitigation, climate policy

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Measuring the NEPA Litigation Burden: A Review of 1,499 Federal Court Cases

50:2 Environmental Law. ___ (2020 Forthcoming), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
John Ruple and Kayla Race
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 368 (153,316)
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When Winning Means Losing: Why a State Takeover of Public Lands May Leave States Without the Minerals They Covet

Wallace Stegner Center For Land, Resources, and the Environment, Paper No. 2015-02, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 143
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2016
John Ruple and Robert B. Keiter
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 282 (203,385)
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Transfer of Public Lands Act, TPLA, Utah, Public Lands

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NEPA and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 Statutory Categorical Exclusions: What Are the Environmental Costs of Expedited Oil and Gas Development?

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2017
Mark Capone and John Ruple
Office of the General Counsel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 209 (272,153)
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The Trump Administration and Lessons Not Learned from Prior National Monument Modifications

43 Harvard Envtl. L. Rev. 1 (2019), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 25 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
John Ruple
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 182 (308,271)
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Bears Ears; Grand Staircase-Escalante; National Monuments; Antiquities Act

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The Transfer of Public Lands Movement: The Battle to Take 'Back' Lands that Were Never Theirs

28 Colorado Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law Review (2018), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2017
John Ruple
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Debunking the Myths Behind the NEPA Review Process

35 Natural Resources & Environment __ (2020), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 352
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
John Ruple and Heather Tanana
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 158 (348,458)
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The Future of Federal-State Land Exchanges

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
John Ruple and Robert B. Keiter
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Using Current Legal Tools to Achieve Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New and Existing Federal Oil and Gas Leases

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Jamie Pleune, Nada Culver and John Ruple
S.J. Quinney College of Law, National Audubon Society and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Evidence-Based Recommendations for Improving National Environmental Policy Act Implementation

47 COLUMBIA J. ENVTL. L. 273 (Spring 2022), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 474
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2023
John Ruple, Jamie Pleune and Erik Heiny
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law and Utah Valley University
Downloads 123 (424,479)
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NEPA at 50: An Empirical Analysis of NEPA in the Courts

66 Rocky Mnt. Min. L. Inst. __(2020), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2020
John Ruple and Heather Tanana
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Shooting the Albatross: Why a State Takeover of Federal Public Lands Would Make Endangered Species Act Compliance More Expensive and Difficult

Environs, Vol. 38, 2016, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No.158
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Office of the General Counsel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Wild Utah Project and Wild Utah Project
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transfer of public lands, endangered species act

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NEPA — Substantive Effectiveness Under a Procedural Mandate: Assessment of Oil and Gas EISs in the Mountain West

Geo. Wash. J. Energy & Envtl. L. __ (2016 Forthcoming), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2016
John Ruple and Mark Capone
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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The BLM’s Duty to Incorporate Climate Science into Permitting Practices and a Proposal for Implementing a Net Zero Requirement into Oil and Gas Permitting

32 COLO. NAT. RES., ENERGY & ENVTL. L. REV. __ (2021), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 410
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 29 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2021
Jamie Pleune, John Ruple and Nada Culver
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and National Audubon Society
Downloads 106 (473,868)
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climate change, public lands, BLM, fossil fuel extraction

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Synching Science and Policy to Address Climate Change in Tribal Communities

Natural Resources & Environment (2021 Forthcoming), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2021
Heather Tanana and John Ruple
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 104 (480,559)
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NEPA, FLPMA, and Impact Reduction: An Empirical Assessment of BLM Resource Management Planning in the Mountain West

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 126, Environmental Law, Vol. 46, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
John Ruple and Mark Capone
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 92 (520,942)
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NEPA, FLPMA, Resource Management Plan, EIS

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Does NEPA Help or Harm ESA Critical Habitat Designations? An Assessment of Over 600 Critical Habitat Rule

46:3 Ecology L. Q. ___ (2019), Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2019
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, College of Social Work at the University of Utah and Lyssn.io, LLC and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Students
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environmental policy, NEPA, Endangered Species Act, critical habitat

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Up for Grabs: The State of Fossils Protection in (Recently) Unprotected National Monuments

Georgetown Environmental Law Review Online (forthcoming), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 263
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 May 2018 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2018
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Students
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National Monuments, Fossils, Antiquities Act

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Can BLM Get to Net-Zero Emissions for Fossil Fuel Development? A Proposed Road Map

50 Environmental Law Reporter News & Analysis __ (Sept. 1, 2020), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 378
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2020
Jamie Pleune, John Ruple and Nada Culver
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and National Audubon Society
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Policy Analysis of Produced Water Issues Associated with In-Situ Thermal Technologies

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Aug 2014
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Beyond the Antiquities Act: Can the BLM Reconcile Energy Dominance and National Monument Protection?

34 Natural Resources & Environment __ (2019), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 327
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2019
John Ruple and Heather Tanana
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Policy Analysis of Water Availability and Use Issues for Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Development

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 19 Aug 2014
John Ruple and Robert B. Keiter
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Conjunctive Surface and Groundwater Management in Utah: Implications for Oil Shale and Oil Sands Development

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Robert B. Keiter and John Ruple
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Charting a 'Substantially Different' Approach to Land Management Planning Following a Congressional Review Act Joint Resolution of Disapproval

21 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol’y __ (Nov. 2021), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2021
John Ruple and Devin Stelter
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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A Response to 'Dismantling Monuments'

70 FLA. L. REV. F. __ (2019), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 299
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
John Ruple
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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National Monuments, Antiquities Act

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Lands with Wilderness Characteristics, Resource Management Plan Contraints and Land Exchanges: Cross-Jurisdictional Management and Impacts on Unconventional Fuel Development in Utah's Uinta Basin

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Land and Resource Management Issues Relevant to Deploying In-Situ Thermal Technologies

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Utah
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Comments in Response to Request for Information to Inform Interagency Efforts to Develop the American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas, 87 Fed. Reg. 235 (Jan. 4, 2022), submitted on March 7, 2022

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
John Ruple and Jamie Pleune
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and S.J. Quinney College of Law
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American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas, conservation, environmental stewardship, healthy ecologies, conservation transparency