KJEANRL Blog

KJEANRL Blog

 
The Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law Blog features posts on timely legal issues written by members of the Journal's staff.

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Blog Posts from 2019

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Collective Bargaining Agreements and Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act: What Unionized Employees Should Know, Zachary Atwell

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“Product of the U.S.A.” Labeling in the Beef Industry: Economic Protection or Consumer Protection?, Andrew Bocanumenth

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Cooling Water Intake Structures & the Best Technology Available, Sabrina Castille

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The Reality of Sovereign Immunity, Sabrina Castille

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Court Finds No Bias When Funding is Based on Decisions Made, Elizabeth Cooney

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The Newest Trial to Keystone XL Pipeline: Tribes Bring New Suit Against Federal Government, Andrew Gillespie

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A Different Kind of Horseplay: The Animal Cruelty Implications of Partying With Your Pet, Faith Gingrich-Goetz

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Gambling on Kentucky's Future: The Impact Murphy v. NCAA Has on the Commonwealth, John Paul Hicks

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Shifting the Burden: Why Clean Energy for Europe May Mean Environmental Destruction for Rural America, Adam Hutchinson

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The ‘War on Coal’ or the ‘War on Health’?, Lauren Keeler

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Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid Waiver May Not Aid Farmers After All, Marina Kirtland

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Challenges to the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, Foster L. Peebles

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In the 7th Circuit, Wisconsin Butter Standard Makes the Grade, Jacob Robbins

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Sorghum Oil: Transportation Fuel of the Future, Olivia Slusher

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The Privity Exception for Packaged Animal Food, Lucero Tennis

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Banning the Butts: A Look at the World’s Largest Source of Ocean Pollution, Izabella White

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Fair Treatment: Regulating Forced Pooling in the Modern Age of Resource Excavation, Ian Young

Blog Posts from 2018

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Can Hemp Become in the Future What Tobacco Was in Kentucky’s Past?, Colton Adams

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Kentucky Proposes ELD Exemption Legislation, Kaleb Adams

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A Monumental Mess: Can President Trump’s Administration Find Legal Ground to Support Its Decision to Modify National Monuments?, Alyssa Bachand

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Keyspan or Century: Who’s Fronting the Bill?, Sabrina Castille

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Not-So-Dormant Commerce Clause Transmitting Trouble for Minnesota Agencies?, Elizabeth Cooney

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GIPSA Withdraws Final Rule Leaving Small Farmers to Fend for Themselves, Ashley Daily

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Monsanto’s Dicamba a Headache for Farmers, Charles A. English

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State and Federal Budget Cuts to Harm Conservation Districts, Jeremy Faulk

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Questioning Secretary Perry’s Policy Proposals: Should This Be Standard Practice After His Recent “Economics Lesson”?, Eric Feldpausch

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Trump’s Trade War: A Well-Intentioned Blunder, Eric Feldpausch

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Profits Over Life: Trump DOI Reverses Traditional Protection for Migratory Birds, Cameron Franey

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The Horseracing Integrity Act: Could A Federal Agency Bring Change For A Troubled Industry?, Jordan Gilliam

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Mass Sterilization of Wild Horses: The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Newest Project, Lexy Gross

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USDA Should Strengthen Licensing Requirements for Exhibitors of Exotic Animals, Lexy Gross

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Balancing Religion with Animal Rights Laws: How the Legal World Has Addressed the Topic of Animal Sacrifice, Andrew Hebert

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Repealing Rapanos: Shrinking the Clean Water Act’s Jurisdiction, Adam Hutchinson

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Time for Serious Deliberation: Medical Marijuana and the Benefits on Kentucky’s Failing Pension System, Cody King

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The ELD Mandate Does Not Significantly Impact Horse Owners, Elizabeth Lampert

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A Section 201 Solar Flare Up, Ayesha Lomonaco

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Montana Federal Court to Determine the Endangered Status of Yellow Stone Grizzly Bears, Joey Mackey

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Donald Trump Withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific Partnership, Benjamin Miller

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FWS Lifts Blanket Ban on Big-Game Trophy Hunting, Katherine Moore

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Who’s the Real MVP? A “Quick-Take” Eminent Domain Battle Between Private Landowners and the MVP Pipeline, Katherine Moore

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Racetrack Contamination: Kentucky’s Newly-Funded Study and its Effect on Equine Drug Testing, Megan Mullins

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Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Continues Construction After DC Circuit Decision, Foster L. Peebles

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A Call to Modify the Section 201 Safeguard for the Solar Panel Industry, Melanie Ramsey

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Life on the Grid: The FERC’s New Rule Redefines the Role of Energy Storage, Melanie Ramsey

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Open for Business in Uncharted Waters: Leasing the Outer Continental Shelf, Christina Romano

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Coal Ash in Herrington Lake and the Clean Water Act, Kyle A. Ruschell

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The Modernization of Biotechnology Regulations: Will the Third Time Be the Charm?, Lucero Tennis

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Colorado Residents Plead: Stop Fracking with Our Homes, Izabella White

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Agriculture’s Growing Drone Market, Erik Young

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Decentralization of the Power Grid, Ian Young

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Designating a Critical Habitat for Humpback Whales, Ian Young

Blog Posts from 2017

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Agricultural Crisis: How Mass Deportations Hurt America, Colton L. Adams

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Clean Meats: Will Regulations Hinder the New Meats Market?, Kaleb C. Adams

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Life in the Fast Lane: Horse Racing's Drug Addiction, Hannah Bennett

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Trump's Promises to Coal Miners Are Likely Impossible and Should be Stopped, Beth Brown

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Monsanto Faces Litigation Concerning New Dicamba Products, Kyle Bunnell

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President Trump and Immigration: The Implications for American Farmers, Cody Conner

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Lighthizer’s Options: Where to Go When Trade and Science Collide, Emmy Daunhauer

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Daily Necessity Turned into Difficult Tasks to Stay Healthy, Elizabeth Feldpausch

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Till the Last Drop, Omar Ghani

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Wade in the Water, Omar Ghani

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A Balancing Test: Weighing the Importance of NAFTA to the American Economy, Jordan Gilliam

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Successful Hollywood Actor Fails to Sell Kentucky Horse-Farm, Faith Gingrich-Goetz

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Bucking the Resource Curse in Appalachia: The Hopeful Rhetoric of the Braidy Industries Aluminum Mill, Grace Greenwell

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The Resource Curse in the Land of Genghis Khan, Grace Greenwell

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Fighting Against Fossil Fuels: The Reprise of Nuclear Power, Katie Haagan

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Kicking the Soda Habit, Katie Haagen

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Newport Banning Ranch, Rayann Houghlin

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Kentucky Amish Not Dropping the Fight, Tatum Isaacs

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Reaching New Heights: Curbing Kentucky’s Opioid Problem Through Legalization of Marijuana, Tatum Isaacs

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CRISPR: The Future of Agriculture Has Arrived, But Who Will Control It from Here, Cassandra Keck

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Got Milk? Changes in Pasteurization on the Horizon for Milk Processing Extending Shelf-Life, Cassie Keck

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Does Mandatory GMO Labeling Further a Compelling Public Interest, Ashley Land

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Contention Over Motorboat Usage on Crooked Lake Leads to 25 years of Litigation, Brian Lock

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States Should be Careful with Legislation About Renewable Energy Integration, Brian Lock

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Evicting the EPA? Trump's Media Blackout Fuels Uncertainty Surrounding the Future of the Environmental Protection Agency, Jeana Mason

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The Fallacy of Fossil Fuels: Why the United States Needs to Focus on Developing Renewable Energy Sources, Jeana Mason

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State Legislators Heating Up the Debate Over Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Jake Miller

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Wasteful Flooding, Jake Miller

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Chemical Water Contamination Leads to Lawsuits But No Solution, Sophie Miller

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The Dismantling of Privacy in Agricultural Operations, Sophie Miller

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Dinosaur Tax: Illinois Subsidizes Diesel at the Expense of Cleaner Fuels, Neal Morris

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What Are Navigable Waters?, Neal Morris

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“Wherever there is no consensus that can be achieved, disagreement has to be made clear.”, Trevor Nichols

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Cautious Optimism: The Future of Renewable Energy under a Trump Administration, Nicholas A. Oleson

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“The Silicon Prairie:” Modern Agricultural Equipment and the Right to Repair Movement, Nicholas A. Oleson

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Addressing the Aging Farmer, Elizabeth Ousley

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Homemade, Natural Skin Healing Products Land Bath County Amish Man in Federal Prison, Taylor Rippe

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Thoroughbred Owners vs. Claiming Race Regulations: The Fight Continues to the United States Supreme Court, Taylor Rippe

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Riding Crop Regulation and the Battle of Public Perception, Alisha C. Russell

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California's Water Woes, Charles Scholtz

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Community Solar Gardens: The Future of Energy Assistance Programs?, Olivia Slusher

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Tug of War for the Future of Fantasy Horse Racing: The Stronach Group v. Horse Racing Labs, Zach Sosnovich

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A Murky Future for the Coal Industry under the Trump Administration, Zachary Sterling

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Bees... What's All the Buzz About?, Catherine Stone

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Cooperative Federalism as a Solution to the Climate Crisis, Matthew Whitley

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The End Doesn't Justify the Means: Why the EPA's Clean Power Plan is Unconstitutional, Matthew Whitley

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Legality of Insuring Marijuana: Where There's Smoke, There's Fire, Andrew Williams

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Indiana Farmers Unhappy About 100-Mile Powerline, Whytni Willis-Cline

Blog Posts from 2016

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In Kentucky, Nothing Is Certain but Horses and Taxes, Tyler Almeida