Environmental Law / Edition 5

Environmental Law / Edition 5

by Nancy K. Kubasek, Nancy Kubasek, Gary S. Silverman
     
 

Kubasek and Silverman's Environmental Law, Fifth Edition, explains the legal system and process in general, discusses specific environmental laws, and presents the scientific background necessary to understand each law. As always, Kubasek and Silverman's emphasis remains on making ethical decisions regarding our environment. Highlights of the new edition

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Kubasek and Silverman's Environmental Law, Fifth Edition, explains the legal system and process in general, discusses specific environmental laws, and presents the scientific background necessary to understand each law. As always, Kubasek and Silverman's emphasis remains on making ethical decisions regarding our environment. Highlights of the new edition include:

  • Full discussion of the controversial Clear Skies Initiative.
  • Coverage of the impact of the Bush Administration on environmental law, including how President Bush is changing the face of environmental law and increasing the responsibility of each state to protect the environment.
  • Updated cases throughout with new environmental law decisions highlighted and discussed.
  • Expanded coverage of natural resources protection.
  • Legal research database available at no charge. Prentice Hall is pleased to announce a new partnership with VersusLaw. See your rep for details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131479210
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/25/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IAn introduction to the law1
Ch. 1The American legal system : the source of environmental law3
Ch. 2The litigation process and other tools for resolving environmental disputes50
Ch. 3Administrative law and its impact on the environment88
Pt. IIThe environmental laws125
Ch. 4An introduction to environmental law and policy127
Ch. 5Air-quality control165
Ch. 6Water-quality control211
Ch. 7Controlling toxic substances252
Ch. 8Waste management and hazardous releases285
Ch. 9Energy327
Ch. 10Natural resources369
Ch. 11International environmental law402

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