May 7, 2024

Michael Shank on Fortifying Environmental Regulations in Political Uncertainty

CGA's adjunct assistant professor, Michael Shank, PhD, recently published his opinion piece, "A Way to Protect Environmental Regulations From Trump 2.0," in Newsweek. In the article, Shank discusses proactive strategies to protect and sustain environmental regulations and clean energy initiatives against potential policy reversals under various political administrations.

With the upcoming election posing a risk of a shift in environmental priorities, Shank highlights efforts within federal and local governments to secure funding and embed sustainable practices deeply into civil service operations to ensure their longevity. He also emphasizes the importance of adaptable communication and operational strategies that align with broader governmental functions such as public health, economic development, and public safety to create a more resilient approach to environmental policy.

Read the full article here


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