Using environmental regulation as an example, Dwyer discusses the role of state law in an era ruled by federal preemption. The present hybrid system of national standards and state implementation and enforcement may be a reasonable accomodation of both state and national interests.
John P. Dwyer,
The Role of State Law in an Era of Federal Preemption: Lessons from Environmental Regulation,
60 Law and Contemporary Problems
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