Environmental Law / Edition 4

Environmental Law / Edition 4

by Nancy Kubasek, Gary Silverman, Gary Silverman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130668230

ISBN-13: 9780130668233

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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

Overview

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:
9780130668233
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

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

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