Law and the Environment
This text introduces students to fundamental policy issues in environmental law, allowing them to explore these various legal topics, enhanced and brought to life with pertinent cases and readings. It is designed as a primary text for courses in environmental law through not only business schools, but also schools of engineering - specifically civil engineering and environmental engineering departments, geology departments; it is also appropriate for real estate study. The language of the text avoids the overuse of legal jargon, providing clear explanation of legal terms when they arise.
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Who Should Speak for the Environment? 8 Economics and Regulation
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