Environmental Law: Cases and Materials / Edition 3

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"Environmental Law: Cases and Materials, Revised Third Edition is designed to reflect the vital and symbiotic connection between land-use regulation and the more traditional scope of environmental law. In addition it recognizes the importance of administrative agency decision-making in environmental law." Since the Third Edition was published three years ago, much has occurred in this fast-shifting field. Several important decisions have dealt with air and water quality and international issues such as global warming have expanded. The Revised Third Edition reflects these recent events.
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"This environmental law casebook is designed to reflect the vital and symbiotic connection between land-use regulation and the more traditional scope of environmental law" (from the introduction). Weinberg (law, St. John's U.) presents cases relating to areas such as nuisance, land use controls, protection of fish and wildlife, air and water quality, toxic waste, the National Environmental Policy Act, and international environmental law. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761832942
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 2/24/2006
  • Edition description: Revised 3rd Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 482
  • Sales rank: 1,015,078
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Weinberg is Professor of Law, St. John's University, New York.

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Table of Contents

1 The environment and the courts 1
2 Nuisance 36
3 Land use controls 64
4 Protection of fish and wildlife 163
5 Air quality 184
6 Noise controls 219
7 Water quality 248
8 Energy conservation 311
9 Solid waste and toxic substances 313
10 The National Environmental Policy Act 362
11 Electric generation 407
12 International environmental law 436
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