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ELI Press publishes coursebooks, cutting-edge legal and policy perspectives, and reference books, all with the goal of better informing environmental law and policy professionals and fostering innovation. ELI Press books are marketed and distributed by West Academic. Upon selecting a link to a book, you will be transferred to the West Academic site for completion of your order. If you are a faculty member, you may place exam copy orders through the password-protected West Academic faculty page once you have set up an account. If you are an ELI Associate and wish to use your 15% member discount on your order, please contact mcmurrin@eli.org for the promo code to use at checkout on their site. Should you have any difficulties with their site, please call West Academic customer service at 1-800-782-1272 or e-mail support@westacademic.com.

Best of the Books: Reflections On Recent Literature In Natural Resources and the

Lively wit and wisdom from the books columnists of The Environmental Forum, the policy journal for environmental professionals.

Best of the Books is a series of 60 essays and book reviews...

What Can Animal Law Learn From Environmental Law?

This book, edited by Prof. Randall S. Abate of Florida A&M University College of Law, seeks to fill the gap between the complex legal issues that matter most to the environmental law and animal law movements. Environmental law, with its intricate layers of...

Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge

Has the concept of sustainability as we know it reached the end of its useful life? It is a term that means many things to many people, but it has been a positive driving force across all levels of society in a broad-based effort—either through laws and treaties or voluntary action—to keep our...

Wetlands Deskbook 4th Edition

Wetlands law operates at the junction of private-property rights and natural resource protection. While wetlands provide rich and diverse species habitat, protecting and promoting water quality, the vast majority of U.S. wetlands are on private property. Federal law addresses wetlands protection...

Environmental Justice: Legal Theory and Practice, 3d Edition

Environmental risks and harms affect certain geographic areas and populations more than others. The environmental justice movement is aimed at having the public and private sectors address this disproportionate burden of risk and exposure to pollution in minority and/or low-income communities,...

Next Generation Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

Faced with declining budgets, widespread enforcement problems, and an increasingly complex array of environmental challenges, regulators across the world are searching for new strategies to facilitate compliance with environmental laws. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has...

Superfund Deskbook, 2d Edition

Since the Environmental Law Institute last published the Superfund Deskbook in 1992, superfund law and policy have continued to evolve. New Supreme Court decisions and ongoing debate over whether CERCLA fairly allocates the costs of pollution signal the need for a revised text that...

Protecting the Environment Through Land Use Law: Standing Ground

John R. Nolon’s Protecting the Environment Through Land Use Law: Standing Ground takes a close look at the historical struggle of local governments to balance land development with natural resource conservation. This book updates and expands on his four previous...

Environmental Crimes Deskbook, 2d Edition

In the Environmental Crimes Deskbook 2nd Edition, leading experts Judson W. Starr, Amy J. McMaster, John F. Cooney, Joseph G. Block, and David G. Dickman bring together over one centuryof combined experience in complex criminal environmental cases to create a practice-oriented reference...

NEPA Deskbook, 4th Edition

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) affects all areas of environmental protection. ELI’s updated NEPA Deskbook, 4th Edition, presents NEPA, along with supporting and related documents, and provides analysis of NEPA’s provisions and their requirements.

This “NEPA primer”...