Environmental Crime: Enforcement, Policy, and Social Responsibility

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1998 - Law - 532 pages
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This interdisciplinary text explores the enforcement of environmental protection legislation. Fifteen chapters discuss the definition of environmental crime, a history of the U.S. environmental movement, economics and politics, a social understanding of the natural sciences, federal legislation, an
 

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Contents

Chapter 1Defining Environmental Crime
5
Chapter 2A History of the U S Environmental Movement
31
Teddy Roosevelt and the Progressive Conservation
37
InsightGreenpeace International Strikes Again
45
InsightDirect Action Can Be Deadly
51
Chapter 3Economics Politics and Environmental
57
Politics
63
The Relationship between Economics Politics and
69
InsightReproductive Problems Linked to Chemical
258
InsightThe Village of Wilsonville et al v SCA Services
264
Chapter 12Environmental Ethics Criminal Law
281
The Land Ethic or the Ecological Model
288
Conclusion
294
Introduction
301
Enabling Ideologies and Practices
308
Chapter 14International Environmental Issues
315

Chapter 4A Social Understanding of the Natural Sciences
77
The Scientific Method
85
Chapter 5A Review of Federal Environmental Legislation
95
Constitutional Limitations Common Law Doctrines
105
Conclusion
111
A History of the Environmental Protection Agency
117
Enforcement Options for Environmental Violations
128
Procedural Issues for Federal Environmental
134
Appendix 6A EPA Regional Offices
143
Chapter 8Policing the Environment
169
Detecting Environmental Crime
177
InsightPolice Are Vulnerable As First Responders
184
Training and Agency Resources
192
Discussion Questions
198
Chapter 9Environmental Crime Prosecution at the County
205
The Importance of Vertical and Horizontal
212
Presenting Evidence
219
Chapter 10Sentencing the Environmental Criminal
229
Sanctions for Environmental Criminals
235
InsightThe Kepone Disaster
242
Conclusion
251
Where We Have
341
Some Key Obstacles To Overcome
349
Conclusion
355
Fueling the Incineration Argument
362
Legacies of
377
Who Pays for Cleanup?
383
Why Is There No Victim Compensation?
389
A Plea Bargain in Public View
397
The Culture of the Department of Energy
403
Postscript
410
Mixed Reviews for the ESA
416
Economic Conflict Results in Political Firestorm
422
Case Study 5Environmental Crimes at the U S Mexico
431
Comments in Closing
447
Appendix BImportant Environmental Activities
471
Appendix DEnvironmental Legal Cases
481
Appendix EEnvironmental Crimes Investigations for
489
Index
505
About the Contributors
529
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