Melissa Powers

Lewis & Clark Law School

Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law

10015 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.

Portland, OR 97219

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

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, USC Gould School of Law, Albany Law School, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University of Miami - School of Law, Vermont Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law and Vermont Law School
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sustainability, climate change, adaptation, resiliency

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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, USC Gould School of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Vermont 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 UC Hastings Law
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Zero Sum, Environmental Law, Rhetoric, Trade Offs

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Transmission and Transport of Energy in the Western U.S. and Canada: A Law and Policy Road Map

52 Idaho Law Review 387 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Lewis & Clark College, Lewis & Clark College, University of Wyoming College of Law, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, Lewis & Clark Law School, University of Wyoming College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Lewis & Clark College
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energy; wind; solar; coal; fracking; hydraulic fracturing; flaring; Bakken; utilities; rooftop solar; Clean Power Plan; Clean Power Rule; renewables

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Environmental Law. Disrupted

49 Environmental Law Reporter 10038 (2019), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-14, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 15 for 2019-2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2019
Oregon State University, College of Business, UC Hastings Law, City University of New York - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Albany Law School, University of Florida College of Law, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Vermont Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University, College of Law
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The Clean Power Plan: Issues to Watch

Center for Progressive Reform Issue Alert, No. 1506, August 2015, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-50, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-50, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-43
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 12 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
University of San Francisco - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Syracuse University College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Houston Law Center, George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School and University of Cincinnati - College of Law
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Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Power Plan, Clean Air Act, federalism, environmental justice, energy, cap-and-trade, offsets

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King Corn: Will the Renewable Fuel Standard Eventually End Corn Ethanol's Reign?

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 11, No. 667, 2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School
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Avoiding Dam Breaching Through Offsite Mitigation: Nmfs's 2000 Biological Opinion on Columbia Basin Hydroelectric Operations

Environmental Law, Vol. 32, p. 241, 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Michael C. Blumm and Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School and Lewis & Clark Law School
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environmental law, endangered species, hydropower, fisheries

8.

Zero-Sum Climate and Energy Politics in the Trump Administration

in Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism (Krakoff, Rosenbloom, & Powers, eds., 2019, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 May 2019
Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School
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climate change, energy transition, zero-sum

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Energy Transition: Reforming Social Metabolism

in Global Climate Constitution (Jordi Jaria-Manzano & Susana Borràs, eds.) (2019, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 May 2019
Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School
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decarbonization, energy transition, social metabolism

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Environmental Law, Disrupted by COVID-19

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REPORTER 2021, 51 ELR 10509, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-24
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
City University of New York - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Pace University School of Law, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Vermont Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Florida State University, College of Law and UC Hastings Law
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COVID-19, systemic racial injustice, environmental law collaborative

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The Cost of Coal: Climate Change and the End of Coal as a Source of 'Cheap' Electricity

12 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 407 (2010)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School
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12.

Natural Gas Lock-In

Kansas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 May 2021
Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School
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natural gas, climate change, lock-in, path dependency

13.

Black Carbon

in Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States (eds. Michael Gerrard & John C. Dernbach) (2019)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2019
Melissa Powers
Lewis & Clark Law School
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black carbon, climate change, deep decarbonization, diesel, short-lived climate forcer, Clean Air Act