Romany Webb

Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Senior Fellow

Jerome Greene Hall

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10027

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (31)

Removing Carbon Dioxide Through Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement and Seaweed Cultivation: Legal Challenges and Opportunities

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, Columbia Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School
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climate change, ocean alkalinity enhancement, seaweed cultivation, carbon removal, UNCLOS, London Convention, London Protocol

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The Law of Enhanced Weathering for Carbon Dioxide Removal

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 176 (302,823)

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climate change, negative emissions, greenhouse gas removal, carbon removal, enhanced weathering

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Human Rights and Article 6 of the Paris Agreement: Ensuring Adequate Protection of Human Rights in the SDM and ITMO Frameworks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 May 2018
Romany Webb and Jessica Wentz
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 129 (392,991)

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Climate change, human rights, Paris Agreement, ITMO, SDM

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Climate Risk in the Electricity Sector: Legal Obligations to Advance Climate Resilience Planning by Electric Utilities

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Columbia Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Romany Webb, Michael Panfil and Sarah Ladin
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Environmental Defense Fund and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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electricity, resilience, climate change, public utility law, tort law, just and reasonable, negligence

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EPA's Clean Power Plan: Implementation Options

KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2015-05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Melinda E. Taylor and Romany Webb
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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carbon dioxide emissions, clean power plan, coal, electric power system, energy efficiency, EPA, federal standards, mass-based emissions targets, mass-based trading, natural gas, nuclear power, rate-based targets, renewable portfolio standards, state compliance plans, emissions fee

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Lost But Not Forgotten: The Hidden Environmental Costs of Compensating Pipelines for Natural Gas Losses

KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Apr 2015
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 106 (451,770)
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Safety First, Environment Last: Improving Regulation of Gas Pipeline Leaks

KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Oct 2015
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 98 (477,274)

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air toxins, climate change, Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, environment, environmental management, EPA, fossil fuel, gas losses, greenhouse gas emissions, methane, natural gas, Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act, oil, safety, shale gas

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation - Volume 2: FERC

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
Steven Weissman and Romany Webb
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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FERC, temperature, carbon dioxide, executive actions, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, EPA, hydropower, natural gas

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation - Volume 1: DOI

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 29 Apr 2015
Romany Webb and Steven Weissman
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 80 (541,837)

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climate change, emissions, carbon dioxide, mitigation, Climate Action Plan, DOI, Department of the Interior

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Climate Change, FERC, and Natural Gas Pipelines: The Legal Basis for Considering Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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FERC, natural gas, pipeline, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions

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Protecting Species or Hindering Energy Development? How the Endangered Species Act Impacts Energy Projects on Western Public Lands

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 46, No. 11, 2016, Copyright© 2016, Environmental Law Institute®, Washington, DC. Reprinted with permission from ELI®, KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2016-9
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Nov 2016
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and University of Texas at Austin - Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business
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Bureau of Land Management, consultation process, endangered species, Endangered Species Act, energy development, energy projects, ESA, federal land, gas, oil, PBO, Programmatic Biological Opinion, Section 7 of the ESA, solar, threatened species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, wind

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Climate Change Impacts on the Bulk Power System: Assessing Vulnerabilities and Planning for Resilience

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
Justin Gundlach and Romany Webb
New York State Department of Public Service and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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FERC, ISO, RTO, resilience, bulk power system, electric grid, generation, transmission, climate change

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Distributed Energy Resource Participation in Wholesale Markets: Lessons from the California ISO

Energy Law Journal, Vol. 39, Issue 1, 2018, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 May 2018
Justin Gundlach and Romany Webb
New York State Department of Public Service and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 65 (607,082)
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Distributed energy resources, wind, solar, storage, CAISO, FERC

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When Politics Trump Science: The Erosion of Science-Based Regulation

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 50, 2020
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Romany Webb, Lauren Kurtz and Susan Rosenthal
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Climate Science Legal Defense Fund and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 64 (611,943)
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climate change, science, research, censorship, bias, misrepresentation

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Deploying Advanced Metering Infrastructure on the Natural Gas System: Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jul 2018
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 55 (670,252)

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Climate change, natural gas, advanced metering infrastructure, AMI

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Overcoming Impediments to Offshore Carbon Dioxide Storage: Legal Issues in the U.S. and Canada

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Romany Webb and Michael Gerrard
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 54 (664,590)

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carbon capture and storage, CCS, carbon dioxide, fossil fuels, energy, offshore, Cascadia

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Carbon Pricing in New York ISO Markets: Federal and State Issues

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, February 2017
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Justin Gundlach and Romany Webb
New York State Department of Public Service and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Downloads 54 (664,590)

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Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, carbon pricing, energy law

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Protecting Species or Endangering Development? How Consultation Under the Endangered Species Act Affects Energy Projects on Public Lands

KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2016-8
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 03 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and University of Texas at Austin - Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business
Downloads 50 (687,523)

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Bureau of Land Management, consultation process, endangered species, Endangered Species Act, energy development, energy projects, ESA, federal land, gas, oil, PBO, Programmatic Biological Opinion, Section 7 of the ESA, solar, threatened species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, wind

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The Legal Framework for Offshore Carbon Capture and Storage in Canada

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, Columbia Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Romany Webb and Michael Gerrard
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 49 (693,718)

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climate change, carbon capture and storage, direct air capture, carbon removal

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation - Volume 3: USDA

Number of pages: 109 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
Romany Webb and Steven Weissman
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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agriculture, USDA, climate change, greenhouse gases, carbon sequestration

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Increasing Gasoline Octane Levels to Reduce Vehicle Emissions: A Review of Federal and State Authority

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, January 2017, Columbia Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, vehicle emissions standards, Clean Air Act, EPA, climate change law

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Policy Readiness for Offshore Carbon Dioxide Storage in the Northeast

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, June 2017
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Romany Webb and Michael Gerrard
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School
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Carbon Capture and Sequestration, CCS, Carbon Dioxide, Fossil Fuels, Energy, Offshore, Outer Continental Shelf, High Seas

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Geological Storage of CO 2 in Sub-Seafloor Basalt: The CarbonSAFE Pre-Feasibility Study Offshore Washington State and British Columbia

Energy Procedia 146 (2018) 158–165, Columbia Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Columbia University - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Government of the United States of America - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Government of the United States of America - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Government of the United States of America - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Santa Cruz, Columbia University - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, GHG Underground, LLC, Columbia University - Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, Columbia University - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University - Barnard College, University of California, Santa Cruz, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Government of the United States of America - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Government of the United States of America - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Independent
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Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, climate change law, C02 storage, study

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How Agency Science is Under Threat

The Environmental Forum, September/October 2020
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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climate change, science, research, censorship

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Permitting Seaweed Cultivation for Carbon Sequestration in California: Barriers and Recommendations

Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School

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Climate change, carbon dioxide removal, negative emissions, seaweed

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Removing Carbon Dioxide Through Artificial Upwelling and Downwelling: Legal Challenges and Opportunities

Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School

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Climate change, carbon dioxide removal, negative emissions, artificial upwelling, artificial downwelling

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Incorporating Climate Change in NEPA Reviews: Recommendations for Reform

Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Michael Burger, Romany Webb and Jessica Wentz
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

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Climate change, NEPA, CEQ, EIS, environmental assessment, greenhouse gas, climate risk

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Evaluating Climate Risk in NEPA Reviews: Current Practices and Recommendations for Reform

Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Defense Fund and Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University

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Climate change, climate risk, NEPA, environmental review, EIS, environmental assessment

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The Law of Enhanced Weathering for Carbon Dioxide Removal: Volume 2 - Legal Issues Associated with Materials Sourcing

Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Romany Webb
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

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Enhanced weathering, climate change, carbon dioxide removal, negative emissions

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Removing Carbon Dioxide Through Seaweed Cultivation: Legal Challenges and Opportunities

Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School

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Climate change, carbon dioxide removal, negative emissions, seaweed, macroalgae

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Removing Carbon Dioxide Through Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement: Legal Challenges and Opportunities

Posted: 18 Jul 2022
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Columbia University - Law School

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climate change, carbon dioxide removal, negative emissions, ocean alkalinity enhancement, OAE