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Understanding Series: Understanding Environmental Law

  • Edition : 3rd ed., 2013
  • Author(s) : Weinberg, Reilly
    • ISBN: 9780769854953
    • SKU: 85012
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


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    • ISBN: 9780769854953
    • SKU: 85012V
    • Format: VitalSource eBook/ePub


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This Understanding Environmental Law text provides a comprehensive overview of environmental and land-use law in the United States. While a major focus of Understanding Environmental Law is the federal framework of U.S. environmental law, many chapters include coverage of state-specific laws as well.

Table of Contents includes:
The role the United States Constitution plays in protecting the environment;
Policy issues affecting environmental law, such as the need to balance economic factors against specific environmental costs;
Common law causes of action in the environmental arena;
Environmental quality review issues that arise under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state equivalents to NEPA;
Air and water pollution laws;
Hazardous waste laws and regulations;
Endangered species laws including international controls applicable to endangered species; and
International laws applicable to environmental issues, including international treaties, global climate changes, and ozone layer protection.

The Lexis-Nexis/Matthew Bender Understanding Series is reknowned among law students and legal practitioners for offering comprehensive treatments on over 30 legal topic areas. These books complement legal hornbooks to provide superlative legal reference tools.
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