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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.

Constitutional Environmental Law: Giving Force to Fundamental Principles in Afri

Over the past decades, and especially since the 1992 "Earth Summit," many African countries have incorporated environmental provisions into their constitutions. This volume--updated and expanded from the original 2000 publication--analyzes the constitutional environmental law provisions in...

Nanotechnology Deskbook

Nanotechnology promises to have far reaching impacts on the economy, including offering technological advances in pollution control. While over 200 products that use nanomaterials are already in the marketplace, minimal data exist on the health and environmental effects of nanomaterials. This...

Creative Common Law Strategies for Protecting the Environment

Environmental common law litigation has reemerged in recent years as a powerful second pathway alongside statutory avenues for practitioners, communities, and governments to seek redress to environmental wrongs. Creative Common Law Strategies for Protecting the Environment vividly...

Environmental Statutes Outline: A Guide to Federal Laws, 4th Edition

The Environmental Statutes Outline: A Guide to Federal Laws is an ideal resource for lawyers and non-lawyers alike. This 4th edition has been revised and updated to contain the latest summaries of the most important environmental legislation. The 50 outlines summarize the major...

Losing Ground: A Nation on Edge

America builds on the edge of disaster prone areas—on seashores and rivers, next to highly flammable forests, and in valuable wetlands. The property rights and the investment-backed expectations of land owners stand as key hurdles to the use of government regulation to mitigate disasters. While...

Environmental Law Deskbook, 8th Edition

The Environmental Law Deskbook provides all the major environmental and natural resource statutes at your fingertips. It has been revised and updated to include the latest information on 23 statutes, encompassing resource protection, pollution control, and administrative procedure....

The SmartCode Solution to Sprawl

The SmartCode Solution to Sprawl is a practical guide to changing unsustainable land use patterns. The SmartCode is a comprehensive zoning tool designed by a diverse group of planners, designers, attorneys, developers, and concerned citizens led by Andrés Duany, the noted land...

The Sustainability Handbook

The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic, and Environmental Responsibility covers the complexities, challenges and benefits of sustainability as it is pursued by corporate, academic, government and non-profit organizations. It provides a...

Biodiversity Conservation Handbook

The Biodiversity Conservation Handbook is designed to assist state and local policymakers who wish to "think globally and act locally" by developing a state or local biodiversity program. In addition to providing background on biodiversity generally and the importance of such programs...