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A comprehensive survey of the law and techniques associated with the law, science, and economics involved in natural resource damage assessment. Written by experts in the field, this new deskbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the subject available. It thoroughly examines the framework for liability and the goals of the federal statutes providing a right of action for natural resource damages.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 >
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.Read more >
The United States is struggling to control its sprawling land use patterns and to develop a unifying strategy of smart growth. The new millennium has brought with it greater popular understanding of this matter, and it is now known that land use law and practice directly address the problems associated with sprawl.Read more >
The Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 significantly altered the laws governing pesticides. The Pesticide Regulation Deskbook provides up-to-date, detailed analysis by leading experts of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the pesticide requirements under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Part one of the book integrates statutory and regulatory provisions, Federal Register preambles, and agency memoranda and guidance to provide the clearest, most comprehensive guide available to the regulatory programs governing pesticides.Read more >
Ninety-five percent of federal civil cases settle before trial, making it essential for lawyers and other professionals to sharpen negotiating skills. Negotiating in the environmental field is especially complex, with diverse scientific, legal, economic, and political issues. ELI’s Fundamentals of Negotiation: A Guide for Environmental Professionals outlines these techniques and shows you how to manage the negotiating process to your best advantage.Read more >