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Findley and Farber's Environmental Law in a Nutshell provides a foundation for understanding environmental law. Expert text includes coverage of various areas, from acid rain and atomic energy, to waste disposal and wetlands. Touches upon the many statutory and common-law regulations shaping the world in which we live.
Table of Contents
|Table of Cases||p. XIII|
|Table of Acronyms||p. XXV|
|Environmental Law Timeline||p. XXXI|
|Judicial Review of Government Decisions||p. 1|
|The Judicial Role in Environmental Law||p. 1|
|Standard of Review||p. 18|
|The National Environmental Policy Act||p. 28|
|Threshold Requirements||p. 31|
|Scope and Timing||p. 37|
|Content of the EIS||p. 46|
|Review on the Merits||p. 52|
|Evaluation of NEPA||p. 55|
|Federalism and the Environment||p. 59|
|Scope of Federal Power||p. 60|
|The Commerce Power||p. 61|
|Other Federal Powers||p. 72|
|Commerce Clause Restrictions on State Power||p. 76|
|Discriminatory Legislation||p. 78|
|Proprietary Activities||p. 81|
|Balancing Test||p. 84|
|Federal Preemption||p. 87|
|Pollution Control||p. 93|
|Common Law Remedies||p. 97|
|Regulation Under the Clean Air Act||p. 101|
|Overview of the Clean Air Act||p. 103|
|Consideration of Economic and Technological Feasibility||p. 109|
|New Motor Vehicles||p. 111|
|Existing Stationary Sources||p. 115|
|New Stationary Sources||p. 122|
|Offsets and Bubbles||p. 126|
|Toxic Air Pollution||p. 130|
|Regulation Under the Clean Water Act||p. 133|
|Overview of the Clean Water Act||p. 135|
|Consideration of Economic and Technological Feasibility||p. 143|
|Standards of Performance for New Sources||p. 151|
|Toxic Pollution||p. 152|
|Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection||p. 155|
|Effluent Charges and Penalties||p. 158|
|Marketable Permits||p. 161|
|Risk Management and Scientific Uncertainty||p. 169|
|Introduction to Risk Assessment and Risk Management||p. 169|
|Judicial Views Concerning Management of Uncertain Risks||p. 175|
|Early Lower Court Decisions||p. 175|
|Supreme Court Decisions||p. 180|
|Toxic Chemicals, Genetically Modified Organisms, and Hazardous Wastes||p. 189|
|Pesticide Regulation||p. 189|
|The Toxic Substances Control Act||p. 196|
|Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms||p. 203|
|The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)||p. 206|
|Overview of the Act||p. 208|
|˘Solid÷ and ˘Hazardous÷ Waste Defined||p. 212|
|The Land Disposal Ban||p. 217|
|Civil Liability: Imminent Hazards||p. 221|
|The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act||p. 225|
|Overview of the Act||p. 225|
|Implementing Cleanups||p. 228|
|Liability of Responsible Parties||p. 230|
|Right of Contribution||p. 244|
|Measure of Damages||p. 248|
|Mandatory Reporting of Chemical Hazards||p. 253|
|Criminal Liability||p. 255|
|Knowing Violations||p. 255|
|Negligent Violations||p. 259|
|Responsible Corporate Officers||p. 260|
|Prosecutorial Discretion||p. 263|
|Common Law Remedies||p. 265|
|Preservation of Natural Areas||p. 275|
|Preservation as a Goal||p. 276|
|Restrictions on Development of Private Land||p. 279|
|The Taking Problem||p. 279|
|The Public Trust Doctrine||p. 292|
|The Navigational Servitude||p. 296|
|Protecting Coastal Waters||p. 300|
|Protection of Public Lands||p. 306|
|Public Lands Policy||p. 306|
|Prevention of Conflicting Private Uses||p. 313|
|Preserving Endangered Species||p. 316|
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