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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Bloomberg BNA odds of saving stream protection rule are long

Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the following original article, “Stream Protection Rule Declared (Almost) Dead: Now What?,” written by Stephen Lee and published by Bloomberg BNA on Feb. 14, 2017.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells KUT News the Congressional Review Act allows lawmakers to block recent regulations

Professor Sidney Shapiro is quoted in the following story, “Congressional Republicans May Kill Dozens of Regulations with This One Simple Trick,” by which was published on Feb. 14, 2017.

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Professors continue discussion on ‘What Will Happen in the Trump Administration’ on Monday, Feb. 13

Wake Forest Law professors will follow up Feb. 2′s discussion on what we can expect to happen in the Trump administration with a second discussion focusing on climate change, immigration and health and safety regulations at noon on Monday, Feb. 13, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. For those who can’t attend in person, the event will be recorded and webcast here: http://go.wfu.edu/cjv. The event is free and open to the Wake Forest University community.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Politico: ‘Trump may be skirting transparency law on advisory boards’

Professor Sidney Shapiro is quoted in the following article, “Trump may be skirting transparency law on advisory boards,” written by and published on POLITICO on Feb. 2, 2017.

Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro discusses ‘Two-out, One-In’ Executive Order on radio program

Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro says President Trump can’t repeal 75 percent of regulations

Professor Sidney Shapiro is quoted in the following story, “Donald Trump: Trickle Downer of the Week,” which was written by Justin Miller and published by The American Prospect on Jan. 26, 2017.

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Law professors deliberate possibility of climate control’s fate under the Trump Administration

Four Wake Forest Law professors recently expressed concern for encroaching environmental factors that continue to cause irreversible damage to air, water and wildlife as part of a panel organized by Wake Forest University’s Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES).

According to the panelists, last year the average global temperature climbed 1.5 degrees celsius, making 2016 the hottest year on record.  As the nation adjusts to the Trump Administration, the panelists outlined the potential bleak future of environmental policies.

“These are the most consequential issues facing global leaders,” said Justin Catanoso, a professor of journalism at Wake Forest University. “All of the other issues cannot fix themselves if we don’t get ahold of climate change and environmental sustainability.”

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Old Gold and Black: ‘Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy’

The Old Gold and Black published the following story, “Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy,” on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Law professors to speak Tuesday, Jan. 17, on environmental policies under Trump Administration

In January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change and energy.

The Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) has gathered environmental, political and academic experts from Wake Forest Law to explain how the United States’ environmental policy will take shape under the Trump Administration. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Byrum Welcome Center. To attend, RSVP here.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro calls for Donald Trump’s jobs panel to meet publicly

Professor Sidney Shapiro and other transparency advocates call for President-Elect Donald Trump’s jobs board to meet publicly to avoid violation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) in the following story that originally ran here in Politico Online on Dec. 8, 2016.

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