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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.

RCRA Permitting Deskbook

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was enacted as an amendment to the Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965, and is a combination of the first solid waste statutes and all subsequent amendments. RCRA is a complex area, and the misinterpretation of its requirements goes to the heart of...

Air Pollution Control and Climate Change Mitigation Law, Second Edition

The most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to and analysis of the Clean Air Act (CAA) is now available from the Environmental Law Institute. Authored by George Washington University Law School Prof. Arnold W. Reitze, Jr., one of the most noted authorities on the Act, this second edition of "Air...

Endangered Species Deskbook, Second Edition

The Endangered Species Deskbook is a comprehensive reference to one of the most complex and heavily litigated environmental statutes ever enacted by the U.S. Congress. The Endangered Species Act (ESA), passed in 1973, requires all federal departments and agencies to conserve endangered...

Land Use Planning and the Environment: A Casebook

In Land Use Planning and the Environment, the authors have dramatically revised and updated a classic, seminal casebook, Land-Use Planning. Designed primarily for the classroom, the book takes a comprehensive approach to the teaching of planning and zoning law, regulatory...

Climate Change Deskbook

The Climate Change Deskbook is a comprehensive guide and reference to the law of climate change. The first section of the Deskbook is an in-depth analysis of the laws, regulations, and policies that shape our increasingly carbon-constrained world. Readers benefit from...

The Clean Water Act and the Constitution

In this second edition of a landmark book, author Robin Kundis Craig explores the structural implications for water quality regulation when the primary federal statute for regulating water quality—the Clean Water Act—operates in a context complicated by a variety of constitutional requirements...

Nature-Friendly Land Use Practices at Multiple Scales

Development due to urbanization is the most significant threat to U.S. wildlife conservation. According to estimates, the nation will need approximately two million new housing units a year to meet the demands of the next 100 million U.S. residents. However, there are significant opportunities...

Agenda for a Sustainable America

"Sustainability" is quickly becoming a household word in the United States. Public alarm over climate change has helped to make sustainable development a major public policy issue and a topic of growing importance in the daily lives of Americans.

This book is a comprehensive assessment of...

Introduction to Environmental Law: Cases & Materials on Water Pollution Control

The study of water pollution control regulation is a study of statutes and their administration. This casebook explores water pollution and the federal statute chiefly designed to control it, the Clean Water Act, and examines how water pollution is addressed, first by the common law and then by...