Dave Owen

UC Law, San Francisco

Professor of Law

200 McAllister Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Climate, Energy, Justice: The Policy Path to a Just Transition for an Energy-Hungry America

U of Houston Law Center 2021-W-1
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 04 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, University of San Francisco - School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Nova Southeastern University, Lewis & Clark College Paul L Boley Library, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Cincinnati - College of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Colorado Law School, University of Kansas - School of Law, UC Law, San Francisco, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR) and Penn State Law – University Park
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climate change, climate justice, energy, energy policy, climate policy, electricity, electricity policy, transportation

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Technocracy and Democracy: Conflicts between Models and Participation in Environmental Law and Planning

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 5, 2005
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
James D Fine and Dave Owen
University of California, Berkeley - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 280 (204,539)

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Models, public participation, Clean Air Act, state implementation plan, risk, uncertainty, San Joaquin Valley

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The Mono Lake Decision, the Public Trust Doctrine, and the Administrative State

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 260 (220,289)
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Mono Lake, public trust doctrine, California, water

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Taking Groundwater

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 246 (232,658)
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Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rules of Statutory Misinterpretation

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, Forthcoming , UC San Francisco Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2024
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
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Clean Water Act, Environmental Protection Agency, streams, wetlands, section 404, Supreme Court

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Urbanization, Water Quality, and the Regulated Landscape

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2012
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 214 (265,840)
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urbanization, water quality, impervious cover, TMDLs, residual designation authority, watershed-based permitting, federalism

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Climate Change and Environmental Assessment Law

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 199 (284,170)

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Climate Change, Environmental Assessment, California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act

8.

The Realities of Takings Litigation

Forthcoming, BYU Law Review, UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Aug 2021
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 190 (296,206)

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takings, eminent domain, regulatory takings, physical takings, Court of Federal Claims, Federal Circuit

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Trading Dams

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Dave Owen and Colin Apse
UC Law, San Francisco and The Nature Conservancy
Downloads 190 (296,206)

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dams, dam removal, hydropower, environmental trading system, mitigation, Penobscot

10.

Mapping, Modeling, and the Fragmentation of Environmental Law

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2013
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 181 (309,285)
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environmental law, spatial analysis, geographic information systems, land use

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Interdisciplinary Research and Environmental Law

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Dave Owen and Caroline Noblet
UC Law, San Francisco and University of Maine - Economics
Downloads 179 (312,341)
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Interdisciplinary research, environmental law, collaboration

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The Disappointing History of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 176 (317,037)

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National Marine Sanctuaries Act, marine, sanctuaries, ocean

13.

The Negotiable Implementation of Environmental Law

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2022
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 171 (325,051)

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environmental law, negotiation, command and control, environmental justice, NEPA, CERCLA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act

14.

Regional Federal Administration

UCLA Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2016
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 169 (328,388)

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federalism, decentralization, Army Corps of Engineers, Clean Water Act, wetlands, streams

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Chapter 1: Natural Resources Law and the Importance of Place

Natural Resources Law: A Place-Based Book of Problems and Cases (Aspen Publishing 5th ed.), ISBN 978-1-5438-3890-9, Aspen Publishing, Forthcoming , UC San Francisco Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Dec 2022
University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and UC Law, San Francisco
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natural resources, forests, rangelands, minerals, energy, federal lands, public trust, water, wildlife, wetlands, fifth amendment takings

16.

Cooperative Subfederalism

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2018
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 141 (381,531)

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federalism, cooperative federalism, state, local, land use, air quality, groundwater

17.

Little Streams and Legal Transformations

2017 Utah L. Rev. 1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 138 (387,910)

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headwater streams, streams, tributaries, Clean Water Act, EPA, Army Corps of Engineers

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Water and Taxes

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 137 (390,106)

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Critical Habitat and the Challenge of Regulating Small Harms

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Mar 2011
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 136 (392,470)
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20.

Community Energy Exit

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 73, No. __, 2023, UC San Francisco Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Mar 2023
Sharon Jacobs and Dave Owen
UC Berkeley School of Law and UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 131 (404,175)

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energy, sustainability, public utility, environment, law, local government

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Chapter 6: The Endangered Species Act

"Global Climate Change and U.S. Law" (Michael B. Gerrard & Jody Freeman, Eds.); American Bar Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 119 (434,641)

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Endangered Species Act, Climate Change, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service

22.

Federal Laboratories of Democracy

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 867, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman and Dave Owen
Penn State Law – University Park and UC Law, San Francisco
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federalism, laboratory of the states, education, agriculture, natural resources, policy experimentation, diffusion, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education

23.

Law, Land Use, and Groundwater Recharge

73 Stanford Law Review 1173, UC Hastings Research Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2021
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 112 (454,715)

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groundwater, recharge, forests, agriculture, irrigation, impervious surfaces, water rights, floodplains

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Law, Environmental Dynamism, Reliability: The Rise and Fall of CALFED

Environmental Law, Vol. 35, p. 1145, 2007
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 107 (470,011)

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CALFED, water supply, endangered species, Bay-Delta, water rights

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After the TMDLs

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 17, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 106 (473,155)
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The Conservative Turn Against Compensatory Mitigation

Environmental Law, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2018, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 271
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2018
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 93 (516,731)
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compensatory mitigation, mitigation banking, biodiversity offset, exaction

27.

Probabilities, Planning Failures, and Environmental Law

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 93 (516,731)
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uncertainty, environmental law, natural resources law

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Sea-Level Rise and the Endangered Species Act

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
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sea level rise, climate change, biodiversity, endangered species act, mitigation, adaptation

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Coequal Federalism and Federal-State Agencies

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Dave Owen and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
UC Law, San Francisco and Penn State Law – University Park
Downloads 81 (562,491)

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Federalism, Agency, Compact Clause, Administrative Law, Energy

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Prescriptive Laws, Uncertain Science, and Political Stories: Forest Management in the Sierra Nevada

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 77 (579,295)

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Quincy Library Group, Sierra Nevada Framework, National Forest Management Act, Endangered Species Act, Devolved Collaboration

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Amici Curiae Brief of the International Municipal Lawyers Association and Legal Scholars in Support of Defendants-Appellees in Portland Pipeline Operators, et al. v. City of South Portland, et al. (State of Maine Supreme Judicial Court) (July 7, 2020)

Albany Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
Northern Illinois University - College of Law, Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning, Fordham University School of Law, Albany Law School, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, UC Law, San Francisco, University of Illinois College of Law, Albany Law School and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Zoning, Land Use, Air Quality, Maine, Preemption, Home Rule, Environmental Law

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Consultants, the Environment, and the Law

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2019, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
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33.

The Water District and the State

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Apr 2024
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
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water, groundwater, water district, irrigation district, special district, voting

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Field Notes from an Alternative Water Quality Reality

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 2, 2022, UC San Francisco Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Aug 2023
Dave Owen
UC Law, San Francisco
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