Albert C. Lin

Albert C. Lin

Albert C. Lin is a professor at the UC Davis School of Law, where I specialize in environmental and natural resources law. His research interests include toxic torts, public nuisance, and the governance of climate engineering and other emerging technologies. Prior to joining the law faculty, he was a trial attorney for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Seasonal streams are a focus of an upcoming case before the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Eric Vance, U.S. EPA)

Supreme Court will revisit a wetlands question it has struggled with in the past

By: - September 27, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court opens its new session on Oct. 3, 2022, with a high-profile case that could fundamentally alter the federal government’s ability to address water pollution. Sackett v. EPA turns on a question that courts and regulators have struggled to answer for several decades: Which wetlands and bodies of water can the federal […]