Environmental Law / Edition 3

Environmental Law / Edition 3

by Nancy Kubasek, Gary Silverman, Gary Silverman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130141216

ISBN-13: 9780130141217

Pub. Date: 08/23/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This fundamental introduction to environmental law explains the legal system and process in general, discusses specific environmental laws, and presents the scientific background necessary for understanding each law. It is designed to introduce those without any legal or special scientific training to the system through which the nation attempts to preserve and…  See more details below

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This fundamental introduction to environmental law explains the legal system and process in general, discusses specific environmental laws, and presents the scientific background necessary for understanding each law. It is designed to introduce those without any legal or special scientific training to the system through which the nation attempts to preserve and protect the different aspects of our environment. Explains what the environmental laws are -- and why they are needed; Cites the most current environmental cases and the most significant U.S. Supreme Court Decisions; and lists numerous valuable websites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130141217
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/23/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IAn Introduction to the Law1
Ch. 1The American Legal System: The Source of Environmental Law3
Ch. 2The Litigation Process and Other Tools for Resol Environmental Disputes43
Ch. 3Administrative Law and Its Impact on the Environment75
Pt. IIThe Environmental Laws105
Ch. 4An Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy107
Ch. 5Air-Quality Control139
Ch. 6Water-Quality Control175
Ch. 7Controlling Toxic Substances201
Ch. 8Waste Management and Hazardous Releases229
Ch. 9Energy261
Ch. 10Natural Resources293
Ch. 11International Environmental Law319
App.: Abbreviations and Acronyms359
Index362

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