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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.

Acting as if Tomorrow Matters: Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability

In his previous book, the well-received and often-quoted Agenda for a Sustainable America (2009), John Dernbach made more than a hundred recommendations for making the United States more environmentally...

TSCA Deskbook, Second Edition

Part one of the TSCA Deskbook provides detailed analysis by leading experts of the Toxic Substances Control Act. This step-by-step analysis of the statute integrates statutory and regulatory provisions, Federal Register preambles, and agency memoranda and guidance to provide the...

Oil Pollution Deskbook, Second Edition

The Oil Pollution Deskbook interprets the intricacies of the Oil Pollution Act, provides valuable insight into the policies that shaped the act, and reflects on what the act may become. With the complete text of the Oil Pollution Act and the essential legislative history, this valuable...

Principles of Constitutional Environmental Law

Principles of Constitutional Environmental Law offers a comprehensive account and analysis of the growing -- and increasingly important -- intersection of constitutional and environmental law. Chapters are written with the goal of providing an accessible account of emerging...

Practical Guide to Environmental Management, 11th Edition

Frank Friedman’s Practical Guide to Environmental Management (PGEM) has earned its place among the classic texts on environmental management. PGEM provides readers with the firm grounding in history necessary to put environmental issues in context and a practical map to avoid the...

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...

Everyday Environmentalism

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...

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...