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Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society 5E

Summary of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One: Basic Themes in Environmental Law    
Chapter 1. Basic Themes in Environmentalism   
Chapter 2. Cross-Cutting Themes in Environmental Law   
Part Two: The Enduring Role of the Common Law in Environmental Protection 
Chapter 3. The Common Law in Modern Environmental Law 
Chapter 4. The Special Challenges of Toxic Tort Litigation    
Part Three: The Structural Elements of the Regulatory State           
Chapter 5. An Overview of Environmental Regulation  in the United States 
Chapter 6. The Administrative Law of Environmental Law and Administrative Agency Process
Chapter 7. Sovereignty in the Environmental Law Context      
Part Four: A Taxonomy of Legal Approaches to Environmental Protection 
Chapter 8. Federal Agency Disclosure:  NEPA’s Stop-and-Think Logic, and the Power of Information 
Chapter 9. Public Planning as a Management Tool: Governmental Oversight of Private & Public Resource Use, and the Challenge of Adaptive Management 
Chapter 10. Roadblock Statutory Strategies & the Endangered Species Act: Stark Prohibitions and Their Viability 
Chapter 11. From Harm-Based Standards to Tech-Based Standards: The Clean Air Act 
Chapter 12. Technology-Based Standard Setting: The Clean Water Act 
Chapter 13. Using Cost-Benefit Analysis in Agency Rulemakings & Review of Regulations 
Chapter 14. Market-Enlisting Strategies: Achieving Environmental Protection Through Pollution Trading and Other Economic Incentives
Chapter 15. Front-End Strategies: Market Entry Controls, Pollution Prevention, Toxic Use Reduction
Chapter 16. Remedial Liability Regulatory Strategies: CERCLA
Chapter 17. Lifecycle Regulatory Strategies: RCRA
Part Five: Overarching Legal Perspectives
Chapter 18: Evolving Patterns of Enforcement and Compliance
Chapter 19: Environmental Criminal Law
Chapter 20: Public Environmental Rights and Duties: The Public Trust Doctrine 
Chapter 21: Private Property and Public Rights: Constitutional Limits on Physical and Regulatory Takings 
Chapter 22: International and Comparative Environmental Law

Reference Materials
Acknowledgment of Permissions to Reprint
Glossary of Acronyms
Table of Cases 
Table of Authorities — Books, Articles, Monographs, etc.
Table of Authorities — Statutes, Regulations, Treaties, 
Constitutional Provisions, etc.
Statutory Capsule Appendix