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Environmental Law and Policy Nature, Law, and Society

ISBN-10: 0735541434

ISBN-13: 9780735541436

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Zygmunt J. B. Plater

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Book details

List price: $149.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 3/25/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1312
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Basic themes in the legal process of environmental law
Cross-cutting themes in environmental law
The common law in modern environmental law : nonstatutory causes of action
The special challenges of toxic tort litigation
Power relationships between federal and state governments in environment regulation
The administrative law of environmental law
International agreements as domestic environmental law
Federal agency disclosure : NEPA's stop-and-think logic, and the power of information
Corporate disclosure : shaping private response by required production of information
Harm-based ambient standards : the Clean Air Act
Technology-based standard-setting : the Clean Water Act
Standard-setting via cost-benefit procedures
Market-enlisting statutory strategies : pollution trading and other economic incentives
Technology-forcing standards
Roadblock strategies : stark prohibitions and their viability
Product regulation and market-access strategies : pesticides and toxics
Life-cycle waste control strategies : RCRA's "cradle-to-grave" regulation
Remedial liability strategies : toxic cleanups and their funding under CERCLA and state programs
Environmental criminal law
Evolving patterns of enforcement and compliance
Public environmental rights and duties : the public trust doctrine
Private property and public rights : constitutional limits on physical and regulatory takings
Public resource management statutes
Land use-based environmental protection statutes
International and comparative environmental law
Afterword : facing the future