xxxv, 1088 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The nature and origins of evironmental contamination Nature and assessment of the harm Economics and the environment Addressing pollution through the tort system Administrative law: the roles of Congress, the president, the agencies, and the courts in shaping environmental policy The Clean Air Act and the regulation of stationary sources The regulation of mobile sources under the Clean Air Act Protection of surface waters, wetlands, and drinking water: the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act Regulation of hazardous wastes: RCRA, CERCLA, and hazardous waste facility siting The right to know: mandatory disclosure of information regarding chemical risks Enforcement: encouraging compliance with environmental statutes Alternative forms of government intervention to promote pollution reduction Policies to promote pollution prevention and inherent safety Epilogue - beyond pollution control and prevention: sustainable development.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
KF3775 .A984 2008
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