Melinda E. Taylor

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Senior Lecturer

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

University of Texas at Austin - Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business

Associate Director

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

5

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234

CITATIONS

0

Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

Habitat Conservation Plans and Climate Change: Recommendations for Policy

45 Environmental Law Reporter 10863, KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Melinda E. Taylor and Holly Doremus
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 84 (291,437)

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Habitat Conservation Plans, HCPs, species, habitats, climate change, habitat conservation planning, environment

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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
Downloads 59 (353,622)

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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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The Conflict between Endangered Species and the State Water Plan: Will New Listings under the Endangered Species Act Thwart the State Water Planning Process?

KBH Energy Center Research Paper No. 2015-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2014
Vanessa Puig-Williams and Melinda E. Taylor
University of Texas at Austin - Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Act, 2011 settlement agreement, environmental groups, threatened species, federal protections, listed species, aquatic species, Texas, rivers and springs, Proposition 6, infrastructure projects, regional water plan, state water plan

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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
Melinda E. Taylor, Romany Webb and Vanessa Puig-Williams
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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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
Melinda E. Taylor, Romany Webb and Vanessa Puig-Williams
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