Environmental Law in a Nutshell

ISBN-10: 0314233563

ISBN-13: 9780314233561

Edition: 8th 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Daniel A. Farber, Roger W. Findley

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Findley and Farber's Environmental Law in a Nutshell provides a foundation for understanding environmental law. Expert text includes coverage of various areas, from acid rain and atomic energy, to waste disposal and wetlands. Touches upon the many statutory and common-law regulations shaping the world in which we live.
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List price: $41.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: West Academic
Publication date: 6/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 366
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Table of Cases
Table of Acronyms
Environmental Law Timeline
Judicial Review of Government Decisions
The Judicial Role in Environmental Law
Standard of Review
The National Environmental Policy Act
Threshold Requirements
Scope and Timing
Content of the EIS
Review on the Merits
Evaluation of NEPA
Federalism and the Environment
Scope of Federal Power
The Commerce Power
Other Federal Powers
Commerce Clause Restrictions on State Power
Discriminatory Legislation
Proprietary Activities
Balancing Test
Federal Preemption
Pollution Control
Common Law Remedies
Regulation Under the Clean Air Act
Overview of the Clean Air Act
Consideration of Economic and Technological Feasibility
New Motor Vehicles
Existing Stationary Sources
New Stationary Sources
Offsets and Bubbles
Toxic Air Pollution
Regulation Under the Clean Water Act
Overview of the Clean Water Act
Consideration of Economic and Technological Feasibility
Standards of Performance for New Sources
Toxic Pollution
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Effluent Charges and Penalties
Marketable Permits
Risk Management and Scientific Uncertainty
Introduction to Risk Assessment and Risk Management
Judicial Views Concerning Management of Uncertain Risks
Early Lower Court Decisions
Supreme Court Decisions
Toxic Chemicals, Genetically Modified Organisms, and Hazardous Wastes
Pesticide Regulation
The Toxic Substances Control Act
Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Overview of the Act
�Solid� and �Hazardous� Waste Defined
The Land Disposal Ban
Civil Liability: Imminent Hazards
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Overview of the Act
Implementing Cleanups
Liability of Responsible Parties
Right of Contribution
Measure of Damages
Mandatory Reporting of Chemical Hazards
Criminal Liability
Knowing Violations
Negligent Violations
Responsible Corporate Officers
Prosecutorial Discretion
Common Law Remedies
Preservation of Natural Areas
Preservation as a Goal
Restrictions on Development of Private Land
The Taking Problem
The Public Trust Doctrine
The Navigational Servitude
Protecting Coastal Waters
Protection of Public Lands
Public Lands Policy
Prevention of Conflicting Private Uses
Preserving Endangered Species
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