Alfred (Fred) R. Light

St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate

Professor of Law and Director, Graduate Program in Environmental Sustainability

16401 N.W. 37th Ave.

Miami, FL 33054

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Restatement for Joint and Several Liability Under CERCLA After Burlington Northern

Environmental Law Institute Reporter, Vol. 39, p. 11058, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 150 (144,425)

Abstract:

environmental, CERCLA, litigation

2.

CERCLA's Cost Recovery Statute of Limitations: Closing the Books or Waiting for Godot?

Southeastern Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Aug 2009
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 87 (218,380)

Abstract:

Environmental Law, CERCLA, statute of limitations

3.

Restatement for Arranger Liability Under CERCLA: Implications of Burlington Northern for Superfund Jurisprudence

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 84 (229,291)

Abstract:

environment, litigation, CERCLA

4.

Beyond the Myth of Everglades Settlement: The Need for a Sustainability Jurisprudence

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 68 (259,755)

Abstract:

environmental, jurisprudence, sustainability, Everglades

Fracturing Moratoria under the Dormant Commerce Clause: The Need to Shape Rather than Resist the Shale Gale

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2013
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 43 (349,558)

Abstract:

hydraulic fracturing, federalism, dormant commerce clause, constitutional law, environmental

Fracturing Moratoria Under the Dormant Commerce Clause: The Need to Shape Rather than Resist the Shale Gale

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2014, St. Thomas University School of Law (Florida) Research Paper No. 2014-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 20 (452,860)

Abstract:

hydraulic fracturing, federalism, dormant commerce clause, constitutional law, environmental

6.

Get Smart to Go Green? Leed Neighborhood Development and Sustainability

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 63 (270,108)

Abstract:

green building, neighborhood development, land use planning, environmental sustainability

7.

The Intergovernmental Relations of Water Policy and Management: Florida-Holland Parallels

Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 60 (281,097)
Citation 1

Abstract:

water, policy, management, intergovernmental relations

8.

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Trust and the Gulf Coast Claims Facility: The ‘Superfund’ Myth and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Golden Gate University Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 5, p. 87, 2011, St. Thomas University School of Law Research Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 53 (295,200)

Abstract:

environment, oil spill, BP

9.

Reducing Nutrient Pollution in the Everglades Agricultural Area through Best Management Practices

Natural Resources & the Environment, Vol. 25, p. 26, Fall 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 47 (285,683)

Abstract:

Everglades, agricultural, environment, ecosystem

10.

Regressing toward Federal Common Law: The Catalytic Effect of CERCLA’s Private Cause of Action

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2012
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 44 (310,726)

Abstract:

cercla, superfund, personal jurisdiction, cost recovery, contribution

11.

Spark Plugs of Policy Implementation: Intergovernmental Relations and Public Participation in Florida's Acceler8 Initiative to Speed Everglades Restoration

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 939, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 44 (302,795)

Abstract:

intergovernmental relations, environmental policy, Everglades, ecosystem, restoration

12.

SARA's State Procedural Reform: Reading CTS v. Waldburger through Canons of Statutory Interpretation

45 Texas Environmental Law Journal 167 (2015)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 42 (319,060)

Abstract:

13.

The Waiter at the Party: A Parable of Ecosystem Management in the Everglades

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 36, No. 10, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 36 (336,782)

Abstract:

environmental law, policy, adaptive management, Everglades

14.

Superfund Section 301(e) Study Group Report as 'Legislative History': Implications for Supreme Court Deliberations in CTS v. Waldburger

29 Toxics Law Reporter, 414, 05/08/2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 May 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 32 (339,880)

Abstract:

Superfund, statute of limitations, toxic torts, statute of repose

15.

Designing the Gulf Coast Claims Facility in the Shadow of the Law: A Template from the Superfund Section 301(E) Report

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 40, p. 11121, November 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 22 (385,509)

Abstract:

environment, oil spill, compensation, torts

16.

Bush v. Gore - Georgia Lived It Before: Pickrick and the Warren Court

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2001
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 22 (407,621)

Abstract:

election law, representation, equal protection, Florida, Georgia

17.

The CERCLA Contribution Protection Racket: EPA Can Only Settle Its Own Claims, Not Private Party Claims

29 TXLR 984 (Nov. 6, 2014)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 20 (366,560)

Abstract:

CERCLA Environment Litigation

18.

Protocols for the Gulf Coast Claims Facility: An Etiquette of Equivocation

Toxics Law Reporter (BNA), Vol. 25, September 23, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 19 (422,273)

Abstract:

Oil Spill Protocol, Feinberg, BP, British Petroleum, Deepwater Horizon

19.

Of Square Pegs, Round Holes, and Recalcitrants Lying in the Weeds: Superfund's Legal Lessons for Everglades Restoration

Missouri Environmental Law and Policy Review (MELPR), Vol. 12, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 19 (422,273)

Abstract:

environmental, CERCLA, Superfund, Everglades, restoration, ecosystem

20.

Dealing with the Complexity of Settling Private CERCLA Claims: Due Process, Article III, and Sovereign Immunity

1 St. Thomas Journal of Complex Litigation 1 (Spring 2015)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 17 (373,884)

Abstract:

CERCLA, due process, Article III, sovereign immunity, Eleventh Amendment, contribution, settlement

21.

Clean Up of a Legislative Disaster: Avoiding the Constitution Under the Original CERCLA

37 Environs Environmental Law and Policy Journal 197 (2014)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 17 (417,283)

Abstract:

CERCLA, contribution, judicial review, statute of limitations, preclusion, legislative history, constitutional

22.

A Superfund Lawyer's History

32 The Environmental Forum 44 (March/April 2015)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 11 (402,880)

Abstract:

CERCLA, Toxic Torts, Superfund

23.

CERCLA's Contribution Protection Guidances: A Problematic Policy that May Violate Due Process

30 Natural Resources & Environment 42 (Summer 2015)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Sep 2015
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 8 (412,298)

Abstract:

CERCLA, contribution, settlement

24.

Tales of the Tamiami Trail: Implementing Adaptive Management in Everglades Restoration

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 5 (488,948)
Citation 1

Abstract:

environment, Everglades, adaptive management, intergovernmental relations

25.

EPA's 'Back to the Future' Model Administrative Orders: Statutory Limits on Resolving Future CERCLA Liability

31 Toxics L. Rep. (BNA) 440 (May 5, 2016)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 May 2016
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 0 (432,541)

Abstract:

CERCLA, Environmental, contribution, litigation, administrative law

26.

Avoiding the Contribution 'Catch 22': CERCLA Administrative Orders for Cleanup Are Civil Actions

Environmental Law Reporter, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 May 2016 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2016
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate
Downloads 0 (412,298)

Abstract:

27.

CERCLA's Wooden Iron: The Contribution Counterclaim

Toxics Law Reporter, (BNA), Vol. 23, p. 642, July 24, 2008
Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate

Abstract:

environmental, litigation, CERCLA

28.

Apportioning Costs by Causation After Burlington Northern: Superfund Meets NCIS

Toxics Law Reporter, Vol. 24, p. 948, August 6, 2009
Posted: 16 Aug 2009
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate

Abstract:

environment, litigation, CERCLA, superfund

29.

'Minimum Contacts' Under CERCLA: Joint and Several 'Generator' Liability and the Fifth Amendment

Toxics Law Reporter, Vol. 24, p. 545, April 23, 2009
Posted: 16 Aug 2009
Alfred (Fred) R. Light
St. Thomas University School of Law, LEED Green Associate

Abstract:

environmental law, litigation, CERCLA, Superfund