Vic­tor B. Flatt is the Dwight Olds Chair in Law and the fac­ul­ty co-direc­tor of the Envi­ron­ment, Ener­gy, and Nat­ur­al Resources Cen­ter at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hous­ton Law School. He is a Mem­ber Schol­ar at the Cen­ter for Pro­gres­sive Reform.

Rural America
The EPA Responded to a Respiratory Virus by Relaxing Pollution Controls
Major polluters were deemed 'essential.' Under EPA policy, environmental and safety inspectors were not.