Albert C. Lin

Albert C. Lin

Albert C. Lin is a professor of Law at the University of California, Davis.


Supreme Court just shriveled federal protection for wetlands, putting valuable ecosystems at risk

By: - May 29, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in Sackett v. EPA that federal protection of wetlands encompasses only those wetlands that directly adjoin rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water. This is an extremely narrow interpretation of the Clean Water Act that could expose many wetlands across the U.S. to filling and development. Under this keystone […]