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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Environmental Law and Compliance Handbook

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ISBN13: 9780071340946
ISBN: 0071340947
Published: June 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This reference for environmental professionals offers guidance through environmental laws and regulations. It emphasizes US regulations, but has an extensive section on international laws and regulations.

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Part 1 Overview: history of national environmental policy; the National Environmental Policy Act; the environmental impact statements; judicial review of agency decisions; remedies under NEPA (National Environmental Protection Act); the future status of NEPA; other recent approaches to pollution prevention.
Part 2 Clean water and wetlands: Clean Water Act of 1977; structure of the Clean Water Act; wetlands, and CWA section 404; wetland delineation; safe drinking water; clean water and wetlands state regulations.
Part 3 Habitat and endangered species protection: what are habitats; the evolution of a national policy - the Endangered Species Act of 1973; state and local environmental regulation and habitat conversation.
Part 4 Clean air: the nature of air pollution; history of air pollution controls - the Clean Air Act amendments of 1970, 1977, and 1990; clean air regulations.
Part 5 Waste disposal and treatment: the nature of wastes; controlling solid wastes.
Part 6 Toxic substances: the problem with toxic chemicals; the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976; toxic torts.
Part 7 The problems with pesticides; the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
Part 8 Remediation of environmental damage: the nature of the problem; the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); the superfund; Brownfields.
Part 9 International law: environmental laws and regulations in Europe; environmental laws and regulations in Japan; environmental laws and regulations in China; environmental laws and regulations in Russia; other significant environmental laws and regulations.