Peter Strauss

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[This project aims at providing planners with a grid which would allow a comparison between Best Management Practices (BMPs) in terms of environmental efficiency, economic cost and potential acceptability by farmers. A comparison between different existing or simulated BMPs (Best Management Practices) has been carried out through a cost/effectiveness(More)
In the past decade, energy companies have learned to tap previously inaccessible oil and gas in shale with " hydraulic fracturing " (" fracturing " or " fracking "), pumping fluid at high pressure to crack the shale and release gas and oil trapped inside. This " shale revolution " has created millions of jobs, enhanced our energy independence, and reduced(More)
The Voting Rights Act (" VRA "), the most successful civil rights statute in American history, is dying. In the recent Shelby County decision, the U.S. Supreme Court signaled that the anti-discrimination model, long understood as the basis for the VRA as originally enacted, is no longer the best way to understand today's voting rights questions. As a(More)
One-size-fits-all procedural safeguards are becoming increasingly suspect under the Due Process Clause. Although the precise requirements of due process vary from context to context, the Supreme Court has held that, within any particular context, the Due Process Clause merely requires one-size-fits-all procedures that are designed according to the needs of(More)
A considerable share of greenhouse gas emissions, especially N2O, is caused by agriculture, part of which can be attributed to indirect soil emissions via leaching and runoff. Countries have to report their annual emissions, which are usually calculated by using the default value of 0.3 for FracLEACH, a factor that represents the fraction of nitrogen losses(More)
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