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Submissions from 2018

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Data for Water Decision Making: Informing the Implementation of California's Open and Transparent Water Data Act through Research and Engagement, Alida Cantor, Michael Kiparsky, Ronan Kennedy, Susan Hubbard, Roger Bales, Lidia Cano Pecharroman, Kamyar Guivetchi, Christina McCready, and Gary Darling

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Navigating Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Alida Cantor, Dave Owen, Thomas Harter, Nell Green Nylen, and Michael Kiparsky

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Beyond the Beltway: A Report on State Energy and Climate Policies, Daniel A. Farber
The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment - Policy Brief 1 (2018)

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Beyond the Beltway: A Report on State Energy and Climate Policies, Daniel A. Farber

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Addressing Institutional Vulnerabilities in California’s Drought Water Allocation, Part 1: Water Rights Administration and Oversight During Major Statewide Droughts, 1976–2016, Nell Green Nylen, Michael Kiparsky, Dave Owen, Holly Doremus, and Michael Hanemann

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Learning from California’s Experience with Small Water System Consolidations: A Workshop Synthesis, Nell Green Nylen, Camille Pannu, and Michael Kiparsky

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Recharge Net Metering To Enhance Groundwater Sustainability, Michael Kiparsky, Andrew T. Fisher, W. Michael Hanemann, John Bowie, Rose Kantor, Chris Coburn, and Brian Lockwood

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Delivering the Goods: How California Can Create the Sustainable Freight System of the Future, Ted Lamm and Ethan N. Elkind

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When Is Groundwater Recharge a Beneficial Use of Surface Water in California?, Kathleen Miller, Nell Green Nylen, Holly Doremus, Dave Owen, and Andrew Fisher

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California's Stream Flow Monitoring System is Essential For Water Decision Making, Kathleen Miller, Nell Green Nylen, Holly Doremus, Andrew Fisher, Graham Fogg, Dave Owen, Samuel Sandoval Solis, Joshua Viers, and Michael Kiparsky

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Addressing Institutional Vulnerabilities in California’s Drought Water Allocation, Part 2: Improving Water Rights Administration and Oversight for Future Droughts, Nell Green Nylen, Michael Kiparsky, Dave Owen, Holly Doremus, and Michael Hanemann

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Getting it Right: Examining the Local Land Use Entitlement Process in California to Inform Policy and Process, Moira O'Neill, Giulia Gualco-Nelson, and Eric Biber

Submissions from 2017

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Of Dreamliners and Drinking Water: Developing Risk Regulation and a Safety Culture for Direct Potable Reuse, Christian Binz, Noosha Bronte Razavian, and Michael Kiparsky
Water Resources Management (2017)

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The Past, Present, and Future of California’s Coastal Act: Overcoming Division to Comprehensively Manage the Coast, Jordan Diamond, Holly Doremus, Mae Manupipatpong, Richard Frank, Shauna Oh, Sean Hecht, Deborah Sivas, Matt Armsby, and Jocelyn Herbert

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Plugging Away: How to Boost Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, Ethan Elkind

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Right Type, Right Place: Assessing the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Infill Residential Development through 2030, Ethan N. Elkind, Carol Galante, Nathaniel Decker, Karen Chapple, Amy Martin, and Marilee Hanson

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200 Days & Counting: Environmental Law & the Trump Administration, Daniel A. Farber and Eric Biber

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Trading Sustainably: Critical Considerations for Local Groundwater Markets Under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Nell Green Nylen, Michael Kiparsky, Kelly Archer, Kurt Schneir, and Holly Doremus

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The Economic Impacts of California’s Major Climate Programs on the San Joaquin Valley, Betony Jones, Ethan Elkind, Kevin Duncan, and Marilee Hanson

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The Net Economic Impacts of California’s Major Climate Programs in the Inland Empire, Betony Jones, Ethan Elkind, Kevin Duncan, and Marilee Hanson

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The Importance of Institutional Design for Distributed Local-Level Governance of Groundwater: The Case of California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Michael Kiparsky, Anita Milman, Dave Owen, and Andrew T. Fisher
9( Water (2017)

Submissions from 2016

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The Thorny Road to Technology Legitimation — Institutional Work for Potable Water Reuse in California, Christian Binz, Sasha Harris-Lovett, Michael Kiparsky, David L. Sedlak, and Bernhard Truffer
103 Technological Forecasting & Social Change 249 (2016)

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Powering the Savings: How California Can Tap the Energy Efficiency Potential in Existing Commercial Buildings, Ethan Elkind

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Wasting Opportunities: How to Secure Environmental & Clean Energy Benefits from Municipal Solid Waste Energy Recovery, Ethan Elkind and Daniel Gergely Szabo

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Citizen Enforcement and Sanitary Sewer Overflows in California, Nell Green Nylen, Luke Sherman, Michael Kiparsky, and Holly Doremus

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Unanswered questions for implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Michael Kiparsky
70(4) California Agriculture (2016)

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Designing Effective Groundwater Sustainability Agencies: Criteria for Evaluation of Local Governance Options, Michael Kiparsky, Dave Owen, Nell Green Nylen, Holly Doremus, Juliet Christian-Smith, Barbara Cosens, Andrew Fisher, and Anita Milman

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Barriers to Innovation in Urban Wastewater Utilities: Attitudes of Managers in California, Michael Kiparsky, Barton H. Thompson Jr, Christian Binz, David L. Sedlak, Lars Tummers, and Bernhard Truffer
57 Environmental Management 1204 (2016)

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A Path Forward: Identifying Least-Conflict Solar PV Development in California’s San Joaquin Valley, Dustin Pearce, James Strittholt, Terry Watt, and Ethan Elkind

Submissions from 2015

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Climate Actions for California: Recommendations for Governor Brown’s Final Term, Ethan Elkind

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Knowledge Is Power: How Improved Energy Data Access Can Bolster Clean Energy Technologies & Save Money, Ethan Elkind

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Moving Dollars: Aligning Transportation Spending With California’s Environmental Goals, Ethan Elkind

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Planting Fuels: How California Can Boost Local, Low-Carbon Biofuel Production, Ethan Elkind

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Grading California’s Rail Transit Station Areas, Ethan Elkind, Michelle Chan, and Tuong-Vi Faber

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A Riparian Conservation Network for Ecosystem Resilience, Alexander K. Fremier, Michael Kiparsky, Stephan Gmur, Jocelyn Aycrigg, Robin Kundis Craig, Leona K. Svancara, Dale D. Goble, Barbara Cosens, Frank W. Davis, and J Michael Scott
Nov. 2015 Biological Conservation 29 (2015)

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Accelerating Cost-Effective Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Learning From Local Implementation, Nell Green Nylen and Michael Kiparsky

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Accelerating Cost-Effective Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Learning from Local Implementation, Nell Green Nylen and Michael Kiparsky

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Beyond User Acceptance: A Legitimacy Framework for Potable Water Reuse in California, Sasha Harris-Lovett, Christian Binz, David L. Sedlak, Michael Kiparsky, and Bernhard Truffer
49 Environmental Science & Technology 7552 (2015)

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Ex Parte Requirements at the California Public Utilities Commission: A Comparative Analysis and Recommended Changes, Steven Weissman and Deborah Behles

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The Right to Self-Generate as a Grid-Connected Customer, Jon Wellinghoff and Steven Weissman
26 Energy Law Journal 305 (2015)

Submissions from 2014

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Railtown: The Fight for L.A.’s Metro Rail System and the Future of the City, Ethan Elkind

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Reuse and Repower: How to Save Money and Clean the Grid with Second-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries, Ethan Elkind

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation: Volume 1: DOI, Romany Webb and Steven Weissman

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation: Volume 3: USDA, Romany Webb and Steven Weissman

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation: Volume 2: FERC, Steven Weissman and Romany Webb

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Integrating Infill Planning in California’s General Plans: A Policy Roadmap Based on Best-Practice Communities, Christopher Williams and Ethan Elkind

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Integrating Solar PV and Distributed Renewable Energy Policies and Programs into California City and County General Plans, Christopher Williams, Mark Goodman, and Ethan Elkind

Submissions from 2013

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A High Speed Foundation: How to Build a Better California Around High Speed Rail, Ethan Elkind

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Renewable Energy Beyond 2020: Next Steps for California, Ethan Elkind

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Electric Vehicle Paradise: How Hawaii can Lead the World in Deployment, Ethan Elkind and Anne Ku

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Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California: A Wastewater and Water Quality Perspective, Michael Kiparsky and Jayni Foley Hein

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The Innovation Deficit in Urban Water: The Need for an Integrated Perspective on Institutions, Organizations, and Technology, Michael Kiparsky, David L. Sedlak, Barton H. Thompson Jr, and Bernard Truffer
30 Environmental Engineering Science 395 (2013)

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The Innovation Deficit in Urban Water: The Need for an Integrated Perspective on Institutions, Organizations, and Technology, Michael Kiparsky, David L. Sedlak, Barton H. Thompson Jr, and Bernhard Truffer
Volume: 30 Issue 8 Environmental Engineering Science (2013)

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Effective Governance for Multi-Jurisdictional, Multi-Sector Climate Adaptation, Steven Weissman, Subin Varghese, and Zachary Wood

Submissions from 2012

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Electric Drive by ‘25: How California Can Catalyze Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles by 2025, Ethan Elkind

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Legal Analysis of Barriers to Adaption for California’s Water Sector, Michael Hanemann, Deborah Lambe, and Daniel Farber

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Climate and Water: Knowledge of Impacts to Action on Adaptation, Michael Kiparsky, Anita Milman, and Sebastian Vicuna
37 Annual Review of Environment and Resources 163 (2012)

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California’s Cap-and-Trade Auction Proceeds: Taxes, Fees, or Something Else?, Deborah Lambe and Daniel Farber

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Trees and Power Lines: Minimizing Conflicts between Electric Power Infrastructure and the Urban Forest, William Brock Most and Steven Weissman

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California’s Transition to Local Renewable Energy: 12,000 Megawatts by 2020, Jeffrey Russell and Steven Weissman

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The Statewide Benefits of Net-Metering in California & the Consequences of Changes to the Program, Steven Weissman and Nathaniel Johnson