9781566629003

Energy, Economics and the Environment : Cases and Materials

by ; ;
  • ISBN13:

    9781566629003

  • ISBN10:

    1566629004

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: West Group

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • eCampus.com Logo Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $99.00 Save up to $9.90
  • Rent Book $89.10
    Add to Cart Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    USUALLY SHIPS IN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS
    *This item is part of an exclusive publisher rental program and requires an additional convenience fee. This fee will be reflected in the shopping cart.

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

Table of Contents

Introduction iii
Acknowledgements ix
Table of Cases
xxxv
Energy Policy
1(22)
The Importance of Energy
1(12)
Government Regulation
13(7)
The Global Environment
20(1)
Top 5 List of Worst Mistakes
21(2)
Energy in Nature
23(101)
Meanings of Energy
23(9)
Solar Energy
32(9)
Externalities, The Coase Theorem, and Public Goods
41(6)
Dynamic Natural Energy
47(27)
Energy and Ecology
74(34)
Sustainable Development
108(16)
The Concept of a Public Utility
124(52)
Historical Origins
124(26)
Regulatory Objectives
150(8)
The Role of the Public Utility Commission
158(7)
Limitations on Regulation
165(11)
Water Power
176(55)
Water as a Source of Energy
176(7)
Hydroelectric Power
183(16)
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
199(19)
State Water Quality Standards
218(9)
Hydropower Project Relicensing
227(4)
Coal
231(72)
The Evolution of the Modern Coal Industry
231(7)
Coal Mining
238(40)
Coal Transportation
278(7)
Coal Combustion
285(15)
The Future of Coal
300(3)
Oil
303(129)
Some Basics
304(10)
The Early History of Petroleum
314(9)
State Conservation Regulation
323(23)
The Geopolitics of Oil
346(3)
Offshore Oil and Gas
349(47)
The Environmental Impact of Oil
396(16)
Oil Transportation
412(20)
Natural Gas Regulation Before 1985
432(71)
Some Basics
432(25)
Federal Framework of Natural Gas Regulation
457(23)
Preemption and State Conservation Regulation
480(6)
State Public Utility Regulation
486(17)
Rate Regulation
503(76)
The Regulatory Process
503(4)
Principles of Rate Regulation
507(72)
Competitive Markets in Natural Gas
579(59)
The Transition to a Competitive Industry
579(12)
Order 636 and Its Implementation
591(24)
Pricing of Natural Gas
615(11)
Has Restructuring Been a Success?
626(2)
Free Markets and Federalism
628(10)
Introduction to Electricity
638(65)
Historical Development of the Regulated Utility
638(19)
Current Structure of the Industry
657(17)
Externalities of Electricity
674(4)
Energy Conservation
678(21)
Distributed Generation
699(4)
Wholesale Electric Power Competition
703(94)
Competition in Electricity as a Global Trend
703(7)
U.S. Federal Regulation Before 1978
710(7)
The Growth of Wholesale Competition in Electric Generation
717(35)
Order No. 888: Open Access Transmission, Unbundling, and the Emergence of New Wholesale Power Markets
752(38)
The Limits of Federal Regulation
790(7)
Stranded Costs
797(53)
The Nature and Scope of the Stranded Cost Problem
797(16)
Legal Entitlement to Recovery of Stranded Costs
813(30)
Mitigating Damages: Asset Securitization
843(7)
Retail Competition in Electric Power
850(93)
Overview of Retail Competition Issues
850(51)
The Tension Between Competition and Environmental Regulation
901(42)
Nuclear Energy
943(66)
The Development of Nuclear Power
943(3)
The Future of Nuclear Power
946(23)
The Effect of Electricity Restructuring
969(8)
Federal Preemption
977(11)
Disposal of Nuclear Wastes
988(21)
Energy in Transportation
1009(77)
Introduction
1009(2)
Engines and Fuels in Transportation
1011(25)
Construction of Transportation Facilities
1036(10)
The Energy Cost of ``Sprawl''
1046(10)
Federal Legislative Responses
1056(10)
State and Local Growth Management
1066(16)
Future Trends
1082(4)
International Petroleum
1086(114)
Introduction and Scope
1086(2)
The History and Current Structure of International Oil
1088(22)
Concessions Through the Ages
1110(54)
Environmental, Social and Cultural Impacts Abroad
1164(33)
Chapter Review Problem
1197(3)
The Climate Change Issue
1200(42)
The Climate Change Issue's Impact on the Energy Sector
1200(2)
Has the Earth Become Warmer?
1202(3)
What Causes Climate Change?
1205(10)
Possible Impacts of Climate Change
1215(9)
Should We Attempt to Control Climate Change?
1224(15)
Adaptation to a Changing Climate
1239(2)
Conclusion
1241(1)
Continuing Issues in Economic Regulation
1242(45)
Regulatory Efforts to Maintain Low Energy Prices
1242(18)
National Merger Policy
1260(23)
Federal and State Authority Over Economic Regulation
1283(4)
Index 1287

Rewards Program

Reviews for Energy, Economics and the Environment : Cases and Materials (9781566629003)