The Regulators: Our Invisible Government (1982 PBS documentary now on C-SPAN)

by Chris Walker — Monday, Sept. 18, 2017@chris_j_walker

Many of us remember seeing the 1982 PBS documentary The Regulators: Our Invisible Government in our administrative law course in law school. C-SPAN has made this instant adlaw classic available for public viewing on its website here. [HT Linda Jellum!]

Here’s a summary of the documentary from C-SPAN:

The Regulators The Regulators: Our Invisible Government is a 1982 PBS documentary that focuses on regulation of air pollution in the national parks. The film details the process of turning general language in a 1977 amendment to the Clean Air Act into specific regulations, revealing behind-the-scenes negotiations and debates between Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulators and environmental and industry interests.

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About Chris Walker

Christopher Walker is a law professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Walker clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and worked on the Civil Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice. His publications have appeared in the Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among others. Outside the law school, he serves as one of forty Public Members of the Administrative Conference of the United States and on the Governing Council for the American Bar Association’s Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He blogs regularly at the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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