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Jeffrey G. Miller

Jeffrey G. Miller
Jeffrey G. Miller

Professor of Law Emeritus
BA, Princeton University
LLB, Harvard Law School

Contact:
jmiller@law.pace.edu
(914) 422-4014
Office: P211

Assistant:
Brenda Zamboni
Office: P315
(914) 422-4668

Office Hours:
Please contact Brenda Zamboni for current office hours.

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Professor Miller began his legal career in the late 1960s as an associate in a Boston law firm, practicing business and finance law. In the early 1970s he joined the new Environmental Protection Agency in its Boston regional office as an enforcement official, later moving to EPA's headquarters in Washington, DC, to head its water pollution permitting and enforcement program, to begin its hazardous waste enforcement program, and ultimately to head its national enforcement program. After a decade at EPA, he became a partner in a Washington, DC, law firm, practicing environmental law and representing corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients. Professor Miller joined the Pace Law School faculty in 1987, teaching torts, constitutional law, criminal law/legal writing, and over a dozen environmental law courses. He has lectured, taught, and consulted on environmental law throughout the country and in half a dozen foreign countries. 

Professor Miller served as James D. Hopkins Chair in Law during the 1999–2001 academic years.

Publications: 
Books Introduction to Environmental Law: Cases and Materials on Water Pollution Control (2008) (with Ann Powers and Nancy Long Elder).
  Law of Hazardous Waste Disposal and Remediation (with Craig Johnston)(2d ed.2005).
  The Law of Hazardous Waste Disposal and Remediation: Cases, Legislation, Regulations, Policies. With Craig N. Johnston. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1996.
  Fundamentals of Negotiation: A Guide For Environmental Professionals. With Thomas R. Colosi. Washington, D.C.: Environmental Law Institute, 1989.
  Citizen Suits: Private Enforcement of Federal Pollution Control Laws. New York: Wiley Law Publications, 1987.
Articles "Theme and Variations in Statutory Preclusions against Successive Environmental Enforcement Actions by EPA and Citizens, Part Two: Statutory Preclusions on EPA Enforcement," 29 Harvard Environmental Law Review 1 (2005).
  "Theme and Variations in Statutory Preclusions against Successive Environmental Enforcement Actions by EPA and Citizens, Part One: Bars in Citizen Suit Provisions," 28 Harvard Environmental Law Review 401 (2004).
  "Overlooked Issues in the ‘Diligent Prosecution’ Citizen Suit Preclusion," 10 Widener Law Symposium 63 (2003).
  "A Generational History of Environmental Law and Its Grand Themes: A Near Decade of Garrison Lectures," 19 Pace Environmental Law Review 501 (2002).
  "United States Pollution Control Laws," (Seminar on the Law of Sustainable Development - United States), 13 Pace Environmental Law Review 513 (1996).
  "Gwaltney of Smithfield, Ltd v. Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.: Invitation to the Dance of Litigation," 18 Environmental Law Reporter 10098 (April 1988).
  "What Would You Do If You Were Running EPA?" (with others), 18 Environmental Law Reporter 10243 (July 1988).
  "Theory, Practice and Regulation of Deep Well Disposal." Hazardous Substances. (February 1986).
  "Releases - Appropriate Inducements to Settlements." In "Point and Counterpoint," 4 Environmental Forum 29 (1986).
  "Private Enforcement of Federal Environmental Laws: The Emerging Role of Citizen Suits," Environmental Analyst (December 1984).
  "'Citizen Suits' Would Complicate Waste Cleanups," (with Doug MacMillan), Legal Times, January 30, 1984, at 11.
  "Private Enforcement of Federal Pollution Control Laws; Part II," 14 Environmental Law Reporter 10063 (February 1984).
  "Private Enforcement of Federal Pollution Control Laws; Part III," 14 Environmental Law Reporter 10407 (November 1984).
  "Defending Superfund and RCRA Imminent Hazard Cases," 15 Natural Resources Lawyer 483 (1983).
  "EPA Superfund Enforcement: The Question Isn't When to Negotiate and When to Litigate, But How to Do Either and How Often," 13 Environmental Law Reporter 10062 (March 1983).
  "Private Enforcement of Federal Pollution Control Laws; Part I," 13 Environmental Law Reporter 10309 (October 1982).
  "Superfund, Who Pays? The Elusive Issues of Joint and Several Liability and the Right to Contribution," Environmental Analyst (September 1982).
  "The Foreign Direct Investment Regulations: Constitutional Questions and Operational Aspects Examined," (with John R. Garson), 11 Boston College Industrial and Commerical Law Review 143 (1970).
Chapters "Losing Ground: A Nation on Edge, in Remedying Our Fragmented Governmental Structures to Deal With Our Nation-on-Edge Problems" (John R. Nolon and Daniel B. Rodriguez eds., 2007).
  "Clean Water Act: Recent Litigation Developments," in Environmental Litigation 1117. Philadelphia: ALI-ABA, 1995.
  "Private Enforcement of Federal Pollution Control Laws: The Citizen Suit Provisions," in Environmental Litigation 997. Philadelphia: ALI-ABA, 1995.
  "Private Enforcement of Hazardous Waste Laws and Its Effect on Tort Law and Practice," in Environmental Litigation 929. Philadelphia: ALI-ABA, 1989.
  "Safe Drinking Water Act," in Treatise on Environmental Law. S. Novick, ed.  New York: Environmental Law Institute and Clark Boardman Publishers, 1987.
  "Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act." Chapter 11 in Environmental Law Handbook, 8th and 9th ed. City: Government Institutes Inc., 1985, 1987.
  "Government Enforcement of Federal Environmental Regulatory Statutes," in Treatise on Environmental Law, S. Novick, ed. New York: Clark Boardman Publishers, 1987.
  "Safe Drinking Water." Chapter 5 in Environmental Law Handbook, 8th and 9th ed. New York: Government Institutes Inc., 1985, 1987.
  "Water Quality Committee." (With others). Annual survey of developments under the Clean Water Act, Natural Resources Law. American Bar Association, Natural Resources Section 1985, 1986, 1987.
  Update of "Enforcement," in Law of Environmental Protection by Sheldon M. Novick. New York: Clark Boardman Publishers, 1987.
  "What an Environmental Audit Can Help You Avoid: The Case History of Kepone." (With Angus Macbeth). In Environmental Auditing Handbook, Harrison ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984.
  "Environmental Law," in Annual Survey of Massachusetts Law. Boston: Boston College Law School, 1971, 1972, and 1974.
  "Statutory and Constitutional Difficulties with the Foreign Asset Control Regulations," in China Trade. Eckstein ed.  City: Pragar Publishers, 1970.
Book Review Review of Superfund Law and Practice by Brandford F. Whitman, 8 Compleat Lawyer 37 (Fall 1991).