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.
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Over the last 30 years, we have made great progress in curbing the most obvious pollution largely due to effective enforcement of federal and state environmental statutes. Now, however, there is increasing skepticism of the efficiency and even the constitutionality of our bedrock environmental laws from all branches of the federal government, including the courts.
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 constitutional issues valuable to academics and practitioners alike.
A steadily increasing appreciation of the value of wetlands and recognition of the factors leading to their loss have spurred the federal government to introduce a series of programs to regulate and manage wetlands. The benefits of these wetland protection programs accrue to the general public, while the largest share of protection costs are borne by private landowners.