Environmental Law and Policy: Essentials

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Aspen Publishers, 2010 - Law - 192 pages
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Offering a big-picture perspective on Environmental Law and Policy, this brief introduction illuminates essential concepts with informal, approachable exposition. The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy complements any casebook, bridging gaps in students' understanding of basic coverage.

A lucid and succinct overview, The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy features

  • basic coverage that traces the content of the leading casebooks, with particular attention given to complex and often baffling environmental statutes
  • major environmental issues and their appropriate regulatory response
  • substantive law in environmental regulation, such as administrative law, tort law, constitutional law, and criminal law
  • an overview of the national infrastructure for environmental regulation Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act National Environmental Policy Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Endangered Species Act - international environmental law, such as the Kyoto Protocol

From a rising star in the field of Environmental Law comes this exciting new title that offers concise, focused coverage of the issues, law, and policy. Jonathan R. Nash's The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy prepares your students to get the most out of their casebook reading assignments.

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