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Cases and Materials on Environmental Law / Edition 8
     

Cases and Materials on Environmental Law / Edition 8

by Daniel A. Farber
 

ISBN-10: 0314908838

ISBN-13: 9780314908834

Pub. Date: 11/28/2009

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

The Eighth Edition provides up-to-date treatment of climate change issues. This classic casebook provides students with a thorough understanding of all major federal environmental regulatory schemes as well as insight into current policy controversies. Particular attention is given to the proper role of cost-benefit analysis, the appropriate judicial role in reviewing

Overview

The Eighth Edition provides up-to-date treatment of climate change issues. This classic casebook provides students with a thorough understanding of all major federal environmental regulatory schemes as well as insight into current policy controversies. Particular attention is given to the proper role of cost-benefit analysis, the appropriate judicial role in reviewing agency decisions, and the impact of constitutional decisions relating to federalism, standing, and takings. It also covers the latest Supreme Court cases on subjects from Superfund to water pollution, as well as the major regulatory changes in the first year of the Obama Administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314908834
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2009
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
8
Pages:
1082
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Perspectives on Environmental Law

The Judicial Role

Environmental Federalism

Air Pollution

Water Pollution

Risk Management and Scientific Uncertainty

Regulation of Toxic Substances, Genetically Modified Organisms and Hazardous Wastes

Environmental Liability and Enforcement

Preservation of Natural Areas

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