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Reporting on Climate Change:  Understanding the Science, 4th Edition

Reporting on Climate Change: Understanding the Science, 4th Edition

In the fourth edition of ELI's landmark book, Reporting on Climate Change: Understanding the Science, editors L. Jeremy Richardson and Bud Ward have created a guide for journalists – both reporters and editors – to help them understand and report on the scientific issues related to global climate change.

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RCRA Permitting

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 environmental compliance and protection. Problems may arise that cause major delays in processing permits and modifications, resulting in unnecessary costs not only for those seeking a permit, but also for the permitting authorities.

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Everyday Environmentalism

Everyday Environmentalism: Law, Nature, and Individual Behavior

Faced with the seemingly overwhelming prospect of global climate change and its consequences, is there anything that a person can do to make a difference? “Yes, there is!” says Jason Czarnezki. Writing as a lawyer and environmentalist, he addresses the small personal choices that individuals can make in order to have a positive effect on the natural world.

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Air Pollution Control and Climate Change Mitigation Law, Second Edition

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 Pollution Control Law explains the legislative provisions, regulatory requirements, and court decisions that constitute the body of air pollution control law.

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Endangered Species Deskbook: Second Edition

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, passed in 1973, requires all federal departments and agencies to conserve endangered and threatened species by utilizing their authorities in furtherance of the act's purposes. Because the ESA takes a broad approach to species protection, it has had major impacts, especially on private property rights and economic development.

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Wetlands Deskbook, Third Edition

Wetlands Deskbook, Third 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 and development in a complex manner. Those interested in protecting wetlands or developing wetland property must navigate challenging legal waters. The Wetlands Deskbook organizes wetlands law for the novice and points out pitfalls to the experts.

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Land Use Planning and the Environment: A Casebook

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 takings, and environmental topics. Throughout the casebook, the authors identify and explore intersections between land use planning law and environmental regulation.

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Climate Change Deskbook

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 perspective of attorneys with collectively well over one hundred years of experience practicing in environmental law to understand how the fast-moving pieces of the climate change puzzle fit together.

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The Clean Water Act and the Constitution

The Clean Water Act and the Constitution: Legal Structure and the Public's Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment, 2nd Edition

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 and dictates.

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Nature-Friendly Land Use Practices at Multiple Scales

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 to influence the pattern and extent of development in order to meet conservation goals.

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