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Expert Authors New Book on Air Pollution Law

October 2001

George Washington University Law School Professor Arnold W. Reitze, Jr., one of the most noted authorities on the Clean Air Act, has written the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to, and analysis of, that Act. Air Pollution Control Law: Compliance and Enforcement, just published by The Environmental Law Institute, examines and explains the legislation, regulations and agency guidance that comprise the body of air pollution control law. Extensive coverage of court decisions impacting the CAA also is provided.

In 20 detailed chapters, with over 20,000 useful references, Professor Reitze applies his 35 years of experience to provide a detailed, understandable guide to the legal, technical, scientific, and policy issues. No other book so thoroughly summarizes in one volume the complex yet vitally important maze of legal requirements that characterize Clean Air Act implementation. Air pollution control policy and law, including contemporary implementation issues and developments, is discussed in detail, with numerous practice and compliance tips provided.

The book includes up-to-date discussions of current issues such as electric power plant emissions regulation, hazardous air pollution control, PSD and new source review, permitting, mobile source emissions, and greenhouse gas controls. In addition to the compliance requirements, the book gives heavy emphasis to the enforcement aspects of the act including monitoring, reporting and inspections. The book is designed to both facilitate an understanding of the Act and its requirements, and provide guidance on methods of compliance and enforcement. The book is the largest, most complete of its kind and will benefit everyone from consultants and attorneys to compliance officials and policymakers.

Copies ofAir Pollution Control Law: Compliance and Enforcement through the Island Press Web site.