Revesz, Livermore, Cecot, and Hein's Environmental Law and Policy, 4th

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781684670963
Primary Subject
Environmental Law
Format
eBook & Learning Library
Copyright
2019
Series
University Casebook Series
eBook & Learning Library - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes, and 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes, leading study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.

Description

This casebook emphasizes environmental policy, as well as the structure and details of the federal environmental statutes. It focuses students’ attention on how tradeoffs between environmental goals and social goals are resolved in different and difficult contexts. The book pays close attention to the political context in which regulation takes place, looking at the impact of the federal government, interest groups, and administrative agencies in the regulatory process. It examines current efforts to address climate change and regulate greenhouse gases through existing statutory frameworks. The casebook includes substantial introductions and extensive notes and questions to guide classroom discussion. The book has been updated to reflect new developments in the law of natural resource management, water pollution, and climate change.