‘Boomlet’ in White-Collar-Crime Threatens the Environment, Says Study

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Aggressive  prosecution of environmental and white-collar crimes is required to fill the gap left by "weak to nonexistent enforcement" of regulatory lapses that have led to  disasters such as the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil spill, argues University of Maryland Carey School of Law Professor Rena Stenzior in an essay published in Environmental Law Review.

The essay, entitled “How Environmental Law Can Help Save the Environment,” called the British Petroleum case—in which corporate negligence allegedly led . . .

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