Examples Explanations for Environmental Law

Examples   Explanations for Environmental Law Author Steven Ferrey
ISBN-10 9781454876540
Year 2016-01-31
Pages 752
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. Examples and Explanations: Environmental Law, 7E is a rich text that can be used by students and professors alike. It is the foundation for any environmental or energy law course, and it also covers land-use and international environmental law in separate chapters. New material augments the existing coverage of climate change regulation, the Clean Power Plan, new air and water regulation cases and policies, and recent court determinations on energy law at both federal and state levels. No other book so thoroughly integrates energy law into environmental law, which provides professors with multiple options in every environmental subject area and provides a rock-solid foundation for students. The Seventh Edition has been thoroughly updated as of 2016 with coverage of several key Supreme Court and Circuit Court opinions. This new version of Environmental Law: Examples and Explanations is a valuable and cost-effective paperback addition to any environmental, energy, or land use law course or as a way to expose non-law students to environmental law, policy, and regulation. Features: Coverage of the newly proposed Clean Power Plan. Updated analysis of recent Supreme Court decisions upholding some EPA air regulation and remanding others, including CSAPR and MATS regulations. New federalism coverage of energy law conflicts between the federal and state government regulation of fossil and renewable energy under the Commerce Clause and the Supremacy Clause. Coverage of the confusing and conflicting array of recent Superfund waste remediation decisions on cost recovery and allocation after the Atlantic Research and BNSF Supreme Court decisions. New coverage of environmental equity concerns in different statutes and policies. Coverage of the latest COP Kyoto climate policy developments and common law climate cases. New coverage of standing and administrative discretion regarding environmental regulation.

Environmental Law

Environmental Law Author Steven Ferrey
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105062951236
Year 2001
Pages 615
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers
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The new edition of ENVIRONMENTAL LAW will help students to decipher and understand the multitude of issues, statutes, agency regulations, and court decisions that make up environmental law. One of the few ancillary texts available in environmental law Breaks down the primary topics of environmental and energy law into key concepts and rules, and then it reassembles them into a format that makes them easier to work with Grounds students in the technical, legal, scientific, and policy aspects of real-world environmental law practice Gives a balanced perspective of both regulators (at all levels of government) and the regulated community Offers textual explication of the basic concepts, rules, agencies, and acts in easy-to-understand segments the sequence of the chapters follows the order of topics as they appear in most environmental law casebooks Currency, which is extremely important in this fast-changing area New to the Second Edition: New chapter that covers the Federal Investigation of Fungicide and Rodenticide Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act (both of these regulate the production of hazardous toxic substances) and the deregulation of energy that has been occurring since 1997 New chapter on international environmental law, an important growth area in Environmental Law Updated Table of Cases, List of Abbreviations used in environmental law, and a Glossary of environmental and legal terms; new tables and graphs New material on challenges to EPA authority, deregulation of electric power, recent court decisions in environmental law; natural area and National Park protection

Environmental Law in a Nutshell 9th

Environmental Law in a Nutshell  9th Author Daniel Farber
ISBN-10 9781634593687
Year 2014-02-13
Pages 318
Language en
Publisher West Academic
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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.

International Environmental Law in a Nutshell

International Environmental Law in a Nutshell Author Lakshman Guruswamy
ISBN-10 9781640200494
Year 2017-06-22
Pages 842
Language en
Publisher West Academic
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This well received book, informed by its interdisciplinary framework, succinctly yet accurately traverses and illuminates the full gamut of international environmental issues, laws and policies challenging the world today. The fifth edition responds to important developments arising subsequent to the fourth edition, relating, inter alia, to sustainable development, climate change, and energy. These developments include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of 2015, the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change that replaced the Kyoto Protocol, and the challenges posed by renewable energy and global poverty. In sum, the book offers an insightful analysis of the relevant treaties, customary law, and soft law instruments governing all areas of international environmental law.

International Law

International Law Author Valerie Epps
ISBN-10 1454833947
Year 2014-08-04
Pages 444
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers
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Highly respected ADR authors Michael Moffitt and Andrea Schneider bring their considerable experience and expertise to the proven-effective E & E series pedagogy. Dispute Resolution combines introductions to theory with practical exercises in decision analysis, problem solving, and various forms of conflict resolution. Features: Updated and streamlined coverage of arbitration, in light of recent Supreme Court cases Expanded and updated treatment mediation confidentiality, ethics, and the enforcement of mediation agreements Revised materials on Fraud and other negotiation misconduct Includes recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions, state and federal legislative changes, and common contractual modifications Cites and references to principal cases used in most leading casebooks

Environmental Law

Environmental Law Author Nancy K. Kubasek
ISBN-10 9780133075595
Year 2013-01-17
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Directed primarily toward college/university students, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals. Environmental Law is designed to introduce those without any legal or special scientific training to the system through which the nation attempts to preserve and protect the different aspects of our environment.

Nature s Trust

Nature s Trust Author Mary Christina Wood
ISBN-10 9780521195133
Year 2013-09-30
Pages 462
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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This book exposes the dysfunction of environmental law and offers a transformative approach based on the public trust doctrine. An ancient and enduring principle, the public trust doctrine empowers citizens to protect their inalienable property rights to crucial resources. This book shows how a trust principle can apply from the local to global level to protect the planet.

Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell 6th

Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell  6th Author John Lowe
ISBN-10 9781628106312
Year 2014-04-14
Pages 550
Language en
Publisher West Academic
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This text provides authoritative coverage of the legal rules that govern the development of privately owned mineral rights, which often also apply to government-owned resources. It covers topics such as the nature, protection, and conveyance of oil and gas rights, leasing, and taxation.

Understanding Environmental Law Third Edition 2013

Understanding Environmental Law  Third Edition  2013 Author Philip Weinberg
ISBN-10 9780327187592
Year 2013-06-19
Pages
Language en
Publisher LexisNexis
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This Understanding treatise provides a comprehensive overview of environmental and land use law in the United States. While a major focus of Understanding Environmental Law, Third Edition (2013) is the federal framework of U.S. environmental law, many chapters include coverage of state-specific laws as well. Topics addressed include: • 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. Understanding Environmental Law, Third Edition (2013) contains excerpts from the EPA Terms of Environment. This treatise provides both students and professionals with a thorough grasp of this complex and rapidly-expanding area of law.

A Guide to EC Environmental Law

A Guide to EC Environmental Law Author Dorothy Gillies
ISBN-10 1853835862
Year 1999-01
Pages 185
Language en
Publisher Earthscan
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EC law is now a pervasive part of the legislation affecting business, government agencies, the voluntary sector and the individual citizen across the whole of the European Union. This uniquely comprehensive and accessible guide provides a simple and practical explanation of the most important aspects of EC environmental law. In straightforward terms it introduces the EC and its institutions and explains where EC environmental law and policy can be found. It discusses the main environmental laws relating to air and noise, chemicals and industrial risks, nature conservation, waste and water, and explains how these laws can be used to ensure environmental protection. The book also explains the EC's law-making procedures and discusses the stages at which lobbying can be used to influence the content of future EC environmental laws. Useful case studies and suggestions for further reading for those wishing to research a particular area are also included. This book will be an invaluable source of reference and practical guidance for lawyers, business, local government, environmental groups and all those needing to understand and use EC law in this area. Dorothy Gillies is a lawyer and lecturer in law at the University of Glasgow. She has worked in the European Parliament and in the European Commission's Directorate-General XI for Environment, Nuclear Safety and Civil Protection. Originally published in 1998

Environmental Law Stories

Environmental Law Stories Author Richard Lazarus
ISBN-10 9781628107173
Year 2005-07-21
Pages 361
Language en
Publisher West Academic
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The stories in this book feature characters as diverse as community activists, small farmers, big businesses, dedicated scientists, skilled lawyers, strong-willed judges, and Presidents of the United States. Four of the ten selected cases established the field of environmental law, three others refined it, and the final three have sought to limit its effectiveness and reach. This selection mirrors the development of the field of environmental law, from the first, heady days of its creation to its current conflicts with other laws and values, including some embedded in the Constitution.

International Environmental Law and Policy

International Environmental Law and Policy Author David Hunter
ISBN-10 1599415380
Year 2011
Pages 1508
Language en
Publisher
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The most widely adopted text in the field, this comprehensive, multidisciplinary casebook analyzes the major treaty regimes (with an expanded climate chapter), as well as customary law principles. It emphasizes the dynamic nature of the law-making process, including global environmental diplomacy and the expanding role of non-state actors, including scientists, NGOs, and business. It presents the binding norms of international environmental law, and explains how international cooperation facilitates and strengthens global environmental governance through setting national priorities, coordinating bilateral and multilateral science, financing, technology sharing, and capacity building.

Environmental Law and Policy

Environmental Law and Policy Author Zygmunt J. B. Plater
ISBN-10 1454868406
Year 2016-05-01
Pages 1120
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers
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This user-friendly book -- noted for its comprehensive legal process approach to the depth and complexity of modern environmental law -- gives students a solid doctrinal footing in the law and helps build their analytical skills.

Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law

Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law Author Susan Wolf
ISBN-10 9781134626175
Year 2013-10-23
Pages 681
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Written with real clarity by authors teaching and researching in the field, Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law offers an excellent starting point for both law and non-law students encountering this diverse and controversial subject for the first time. Topics covered include administration and enforcement, waste management, EU environmental law, pollution control, environmental permitting, contaminated land, environmental torts and private regulation. The book is supported by a range of learning features designed to help students: Consolidate your learning: Chapter learning objectives and detailed summaries clarify and highlight key points Understand how the law works in practice: ‘Law in Action’ features demonstrate the application of pollution control law Plan your research: Detailed end of chapter further reading sections outline articles, books and online resources that provide next steps for your research This sixth edition has been updated and revised to take into account recent developments in the subject, including coverage of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010; developments in the Environment Agency enforcement and sanctions policy documents; and updates relating to the defence of statutory authority in the tort of private nuisance. Suitable for students of environmental law and the wider environmental studies, Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law is a valuable guide to this wide-ranging subject. Susan Wolf is Principal Lecturer in Law at the University of Northumbria. Neil Stanley is Lecturer in Law at the University of Leeds.

International Environmental Law making and Diplomacy

International Environmental Law making and Diplomacy Author Tuomas Kuokkanen
ISBN-10 9781317530244
Year 2016-01-29
Pages 252
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Bringing together contributions from diplomats, UN agency officials, lawyers and academics, this book provides insight into the evolution of international environmental law, diplomacy and negotiating techniques. Based on first-hand experiences and extensive research, the chapters offer a blend of practice and theory, history and analysis, presenting a range of historical episodes and nuances and drawing lessons for future improvements to the processes of law-making and diplomacy. The book represents a synthesis of the most important messages to emerge from the annual course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements, delivered to diplomats and negotiators from around the world for the last decade by the University of Eastern Finland and the United Nations Environment Programme. The book will be of interest as a guide for negotiators and as a supplementary textbook and a reference volume for a wide range of students of law and environmental issues.