Eighth Amendment and the Environment: Unconstitutional Conditions in Toxic Prisons
- No Escape: Exposure to Toxic Coal Waste at State Correctional Institution Fayette
- Cole v. Collier, 4:14-cv-1698 (S.D. Tex. May 7, 2017) (Third Amended Class Action Complaint).
- Daniel W.E. Holt, Heat in US Prisons and Jails: Corrections and the Challenge of Climate Change 33-53 (Aug. 2015).
- Brenna Helppie-Schmeider, Toxic Confinement: Can the Eighth Amendment Protect Prisoners from Human-Made Environmental Hazards?, 110 U. L. Rev. 647 (2016).
- Negligence and Malice: A Preliminary Report on the Water Crisis at South Central Regional Jail
Safe Drinking Water in Prisons: Litigation and Practical Approaches to Ensuring Prisoners Have Access to Clean Water
- David Abel, Water at State’s Largest Prison Raises Concerns, Boston Globe (June 17, 2017).
- Christine L. Rideout, Where Are All the Citizen Suits?: The Failure of Safe Drinking Water Enforcement in the United States, 21 Health Matrix 655 (2011).
- Kristi Pullen Fedinick et al., Threats on Tap: Widespread Violations Highlight Need for Investment in Water Infrastructure and Protections, NRDC.org (May 2017).
Environmental Review for Prisoners’ Rights Advocates: Using NEPA and State Environmental Review Statutes to Advocate for Environmental Justice for Prisoners
- U.S. Council on Environmental Quality, Citizens Guide to NEPA (Dec. 2007).
- Stephen M. Johnson, NEPA and SEPA’s in the Quest for Environmental Justice, 30 Loy. L.A. Rev. 565 (1997).
- Nathalie Prescott, Prisoner (In)Consideration in Environmental Justice Analyses, Geo. L. Rev. Online (May 31, 2016).
- Robinson Twp., Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al v. Com., 623 Pa. 564, 647–49, 83 A.3d 901, 948-49 (2013) (Robinson II).
- Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 161 A.3d 911 (Pa. 2017)