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Environmental Protection: Law and Policy

Front Cover - Environmental Protection: Law and Policy

Sixth Edition


Robert L. Glicksman
George Washington University

David L. Markell
Florida State University

William W. Buzbee
Emory University

Daniel R. Mandelker
Washington University

Daniel Bodansky
Arizona State University

2011.1275 pages. ISBN: 978-0-7355-9430-2. With Teacherís Manual.

About the Book

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy welcomes Daniel Bodansky, a leading expert on global climate change and international law, as its distinguished new co-author.  Completely updated and revised, the Sixth Edition offers a new chapter covering climate change and a substantially revised chapter on international environmental law.

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, now in its Sixth Edition, features:

  • a complete introduction to the history of environmental protection, laws and regulations, regulatory design strategies, and policy objectives
  • analysis of constitutional federalism and related policy questions concerning the design and implementation of environmental protection programs
  • an international and interdisciplinary approach that incorporates science, economics, and ethics
  • coverage of the major federal pollution control lawsóthe Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, CERCLA, and more
  • two chapters on natural resource management issues, focusing on the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act, but also including national forest management
  • landmark and cutting-edge cases with explanatory text, notes and questions
  • charts and graphics, plus numerous exercises and problems.
  • Author website, Teacherís Manual, and annual summer Professorís Updates

Completely updated, the Sixth Edition includes:

  • a new chapter on climate change that covers important scientific, policy, and program design questions
  • coverage of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its implications for environmental assessment, common law liability, remediation of oil spills, and imposition of liability under the Oil Pollution Act
  • a new section providing comparative analysis of remediation of chemical and oil spills under CERCLA, RCRA, and the Oil Pollution Act
  • substantial revision of the chapter on international environmental law
  • recent developments in preemption law
  • important cases decided by the Supreme Court and the federal Courts of Appeals since the publication of the last edition
  • new problems and streamlined text and note materials
  • fully up-to-date Teacherís Manual, with sample syllabi, teaching suggestions, plus  answers and analysis for all problems