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This book builds on Professor Reitze's earlier work, Air Pollution Control Law: Compliance and Enforcement, and provides expanded coverage of the control of air pollution from stationary sources. It includes updated information concerning the areas of air pollution law that have become more important since 2001, such as new source review, hazardous air pollutants, interstate air pollution control, preconstruction and operating permits, and enforcement issues.Read more >
It is unrealistic and unwise to believe that water law will or should govern land use decisions, or alternatively that land use planning and regulation will or should govern water management. Nonetheless, the initially unsettling question of whether one area of law and policy should control the other provokes discussion and reflection on both why and how we might move toward greater integration of land and water controls.Read more >
Nature-Friendly Ordinances will help communities take affirmative steps to conserve and restore those biodiversity features of their environment that add value regionally and locally. It is intended for all local decisionmakers that deal with land use.Read more >
Sophisticated Sabotage: The Intellectual Games Used to Subvert Responsible Regulation explores regulatory cost-benefit analysis, quantitative risk assessment, the monetization of intangible values, comparative risk assessment and cost-effectiveness analysis, and related sub-disciplines.Read more >
This book examines major economic incentive and market-based environmental protection programs that are being implemented by governments, including pollution taxes, pollutant trading programs, regulatory waiver programs, subsidies, grants, loans and favorable tax treatment, and deposit/refund systems. It examines the advantages and disadvantages of each program, with special emphasis on the environmental justice impacts of the programs.Read more >
Non-indigenous species (NIS), and more particularly harmful non-indigenous or "invasive" species, have been widely noted in recent years as a critical environmental problem at many ecological and political scales. At the global level, they have been recognized as a primary driver in the loss of biodiversity and among the top five drivers of global change. The problem has led biologists, lawyers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), farmers, other businesses, and citizens to plead for a more complete and coherent response by all levels of government and the private sector.Read more >
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) affects all areas of environmental protection. ELI’s updated NEPA Deskbook, 3rd Edition, presents NEPA, along with supporting and related documents, and provides analysis of NEPA’s provisions and their requirements.Read more >
The Total Maximum Daily Load program is becoming a fact of life for many industries, the EPA, and state and local agencies. Make sure that you know all there is to know about the TMDL requirements of clean water legislation!
This is the definitive guide—newly revised and updated to include new chapters, information, and appendices.
In 1992, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, the nations of the world agreed to implement an ambitious plan for ecologically sustainable human development. This book is a comprehensive review of U.S. efforts to achieve such development since Rio.Read more >
Few topics are as controversial as the use of genetically modified organisms in agriculture, medicine, forestry, environmental remediation, and other industrial applications. Genetically engineered enzymes, biopesticides, plants that express their own insect repellants or are engineered to survive herbicides, trees and bacteria designed for bioremediation, transgenic fish that grow faster or quicker, plants and animals capable of producing pharmaceuticals, and foods modified to provide greater nutrient value are only some of the examples.Read more >