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Introduction to U.S. environmental laws

Edward E. Shea

Introduction to U.S. environmental laws

by Edward E. Shea

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Published by Oceana Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- United States.,
    • Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesIntroduction to US environmental laws
      Statementby Edward E. Shea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3775 .S54 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 106 p. ;
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL540295M
      ISBN 100379213532
      LC Control Number96119360
      OCLC/WorldCa33052130

      The history of environmental law in the US can be traced back to early roots in common law doctrines, for example, the law of nuisance and the public trust first environmental statute was the Rivers and Harbors Act of , which has been largely superseded by the Clean Water Act (CWA). However, most current major environmental statutes, such as the federal statutes listed above. This framework, Sustainability and the U.S. EPA, provides recommendations for a sustainability approach that both incorporates and goes beyond an approach based on assessing and managing the risks posed by pollutants that has largely shaped environmental policy since the s. Although risk-based methods have led to many successes and remain.

        Offering both impressive breadth and depth in its description and analysis, Global Climate Change and U.S. Law provides the legal community with an extraordinarily useful tool for understanding the wide ranging ways that current and quickly emerging laws address what promises to be the nation's greatest environmental s: 6. The Benefits and Costs of U.S. Environmental Laws; International Environmental Issues; The Tradeoff between Economic Output and Environmental Protection; Chapter Positive Externalities and Public Goods. Introduction to Positive Externalities and Public Goods; Why the Private Sector Under Invests in Innovation.

        Introduction to Environmental Protection and Negative Externalities. In this chapter, you will learn about: The Economics of Pollution; Command-and-Control Regulation; Market-Oriented Environmental Tools; The Benefits and Costs of U.S. Environmental Laws; International Environmental Issues.   Silent Spring is a environmental science book by Rachel book documented the detrimental effects on the environment—particularly on birds—of the indiscriminate use of accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation and public officials of accepting industry claims unquestioningly.. In the late s, Carson turned her attention to .


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