environmental law introduction Books

  • US Water Law: An Introduction

    Providing a concise description of different aspects of law and policy, this volume reviews the different systems for determining water rights in the United States. The book looks at the systems used in the west, which take into account the arid nature of the climate and the vast amount of government-owned property, and contrast those against ...

  • Economics of Environmental Law

    The economic approach to environmental law and policy has become the dominant framework for analyzing pollution, resource management and many other environmental challenges throughout the world. This two-volume set presents essential articles from both the leading edge of methodological innovation in environmental law and economics and the bedrock ...

  • Introduction to Environmental Law: Cases & Materials on Water Pollution Control

    The study of water pollution control regulation is a study of statutes and their administration. This casebook explores water pollution and the federal statute chiefly designed to control it, the Clean Water Act, and examines how water pollution is addressed, first by the common law and then by statute. An introduction provides the student with an ...

  • Principles of International Environmental Law

    This second edition of Philippe Sand’s leading textbook on international environmental law provides a clear and authoritative introduction to the subject, revised to December 2002. It considers relevant new topics, including the Kyoto Protocol, genetically modified organisms, oil pollution, chemicals etc. and will remain the most comprehensive ...

  • Stensvaag`s Materials On Environmental Law

    Stensvaag's user-friendly text serves as an excellent introduction to environmental law. It is a manageable length, yet contains a mixture of cases, readings, and selections from the most important writers in the field, along with excerpts from key law review articles, the latest relevant developments in Congress and in the courts, and even pithy ...

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Laws and Regulations

    This handbook includes the history and purpose of the laws and regulations, permitting, recordkeeping, monitoring, training, and enforcement strategies for most EHS laws and regulations. It also includes key terms and definitions and explains common terminology for each law and regulation.Includes print and CD versions.Laws and regulations covered ...

  • McCaffrey and Salcido`s Global Issues in Environmental Law

    This book is designed to facilitate the introduction of international and comparative legal issues into the basic environmental law course, but could also be used in a seminar on the subject. It covers constitutional protection of the environment; the precautionary principle; intergenerational equity; international and comparative approaches to ...

  • Craig`s Environmental Law in Context: Cases, Materials and Statutes, 2d

    This book provides a step-by-step introduction to six of the most important federal environmental statutes, relying on graphics, flow charts, cases, and administrative materials. The Second Edition uses new cases to allow professors to discuss how global climate change is affecting environmental and natural resource regulation in a variety of ...

  • An introduction to the African convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources

    The African Convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources was adopted in 1968 in Algiers. Considered the most forward looking regional agreement of the time, it influenced significantly the development of environmental law in Africa. Two and a half decades of intense developments in international environmental law made it ...

  • An introduction to the African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources/Introduction à la convention de la nature et des ressour

    The African Convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources was adopted in 1968 in Algiers. Considered the most forward looking regional agreement of the time, it influenced significantly the development of environmental law in Africa. Two and a half decades of intense developments in international environmental law made it ...

  • Cooperative Prevention of Invasive Wildlife Introduction in Florida: Summary Report

    ELI’s report, Cooperative Prevention of Invasive Wildlife Introduction in Florida, examines the complex issues faced in addressing the issue of wildlife invasions in Florida. The report analyzes state and federal laws and regulations that affect invasive wildlife species prevention efforts and makes recommendations intended to harmonize ...

  • Cooperative Prevention of Invasive Wildlife Introduction in Florida: Technical Report

    ELI’s report, Cooperative Prevention of Invasive Wildlife Introduction in Florida, examines the complex issues faced in addressing the issue of wildlife invasions in Florida. The report analyzes state and federal laws and regulations that affect invasive wildlife species prevention efforts and makes recommendations intended to harmonize ...

  • Elworthy and Holder: Environmental Protection - Text and Materials

    This book provides a stimulating introduction to an area of law which is rapidly developing and is becoming more important within the UK legal system and EC and International law. It adopts a broad perspective in describing the present legal framework and in examining the evolution of the distinctive legal techniques of this ...

  • Sample Preparation for Biomedical and Environmental Analysis

    OnLine Sample Treatment for Column Liquid Chromatography; U.A.Th. Brinkman. Sample Preparation Using Supercritical Fluid Extraction; R.M. Smith, M.D. Burford.; (Post-Column) Reaction-Detection; H. Lingeman, U.A.Th. Brinkman. Proton Nuclear Magnetic Spectroscopy; I.D. Wilson, J.K. Nicholson. The Effect of Cartridge Conditioning in the ...

  • Report for Great Lakes Protection Fund: Potential Federal Preemption of Laws in the Great Lakes States

    Introduced to the Senate on February 10, 2005, Senate Bill 363 (S. 363, the Ballast Water Management Act) proposes to amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to establish a national approach for managing invasive species in ballast water. The proposed legislation also includes a declaration that federal ballast ...

  • Halting the Invasion in the Chesapeake Bay: Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species Introduction through Regional Cooperation Report

    ELI’s report, Halting the Invasion in the Chesapeake Bay, examines the complex issues faced in addressing the issue of aquatic invasions in the Chesapeake Bay. The report analyzes laws and regulations that affect aquatic invasive species prevention efforts, such as the pet trade, importation of aquarium fish, aquaculture, and other ...

  • Disasters and Minewater

    Part of Groundwater Set - Buy all six books and save over 30% on buying separately!  Disasters and Minewater: Good Practice and Prevention draws together all of the major minewater catastrophes that have occurred over the last half century. It examines incidents to find useful and positive information of great value that could prevent future ...

  • Biotechnology Deskbook

    Few topics are as controversial as the use of genetically modified organisms in agriculture, medicine, forestry, environmental remediation, and other industrial applications. Genetically engineered enzymes, biopesticides, plants that express their own insect repellants or are engineered to survive herbicides, trees and bacteria designed for ...

  • Clays

    This monograph presents the fundamentals of the mineralogy and geology of clays. The chemical or isotopic composition and the crystalline structure of clays is based on some relatively simple laws. Abundant illustrations help to understand the subject and can be used in courses. The organization of the book follows a logical structure. From the ...

  • Flood Risk and Social Justice

    Flood Risk and Social Justice is a response to the rising significance of floods and flood-related disasters worldwide, as an initiative to promote a socially just approach to the problems of flood risk. It integrates the human-social and the technological components to provide a holistic view. This book treats flooding as a multi-dimensional ...

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