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Environmental Law

ISBN-10: 0131479210

ISBN-13: 9780131479210

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: John Hull, Nancy K. Kubasek, Gary S. Silverman

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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: bull; bull;Full discussion of the controversial Clear Skies Initiative. bull;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. bull;Updated cases throughout with new environmental law decisions highlighted and discussed. bull;Expanded coverage of natural resources protection. bull;Legal research database available at no charge. Prentice Hall is pleased to announce a new partnership with VersusLaw. See your rep for details.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/25/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

John C. Hull is the noted author of such texts as Introduction to Futures and Options, Markets and Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives. In these books, and others, he explains in readable form concepts related to the Futures market, investing, and business. Largely aimed at students, Hull's books serve as an excellent introduction to the field or a valuable refresher to those already in the corporate world. John C. Hull has been a professor of finance and director of the Centre for Finance Studies at the University of Toronto in Canada. He received degrees from Cranfield University, Cambridge University, and Lancaster.

An Introduction To The Law
The American Legal System: The Source of Environmental Law
Sources of Law
Classifications of Law
Constitutional Principals Underlying the American Legal System
The Litigation Process and Other Tools for Resolving Environmental Disputes
The Adversary System
The U.S. Dual Court System
Primary Actors in the Legal System
Steps in Civil Litigation
Alternatives to Civil Litigation
Administrative Law and Its Impact on the Environment
Creation of Administrative Agencies
Functions of Administrative Agencies
Limitations on Agency Powers
Important Agencies Affecting the Environment
The Environmental Laws
An Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy
The Need for Regulation
Alternative Ways to Control Pollution
Evolution of Our Environmental Policy
National Environmental Policy Act. Pollution Prevention Act of 1990
Air Quality Control
The Major Air Pollutants
Some Significant Air Quality Problems
The Initial Approach to Air Quality Control
The Current Approach to Air Quality Control
The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments
Solutions Beyond the Clean Air Act
Water Quality Control
The Major Water Pollutants
Some Significant Water Quality Problems
Radon and Other Radionucleotides
Protecting Water Through Government Actions
Controlling Toxic Substances
Identification of Potentially Toxic Substances
Federal Regulation of Toxic Substances
International Regulation of Toxic Substances
Toxic Torts
Waste Management and Hazardous Releases
Waste Control Techniques
The Problem with Waste
Requirements for Managing Waste
CERCLA: An Overview
Emergency Response Plans and Right to Know
Federal Response to Contaminated Sites
Underground Storage Tank Program
Energy
Energy Policy: A Historical Overview
Energy Consumption and Production
Coal: The Oldest Energy Source
Petroleum and Natural Gas
Nuclear Energy
Renewable Fuels
Natural Resources
Protecting Public Lands
Wetlands, Estuaries, and Coastal Areas
Protection of the Great Lakes
Wild and Scenic Rivers Program
Endangered Species
International Environmental Law
The Need for International Environmental Law
The Nature of International Law
Sources of International Environmental Law.
Institutions That Effectuate and Influence International Environmental Law
Addressing Specific International Environmental Problems
The Future of International Environmental Law
Environmentalism and Trade