This fundamental introduction to environmental law is designed to introduce those without any legal or special scientific training to the system through which the nation attempts to preserve and protect the different aspects of our environment. Environmental law and policy; air quality control; water quality control; toxic substance control; waste management and hazardous releases; energy; natural resources; and international environmental law. For anyone who is in business or anyone who is simply interested in environmental issues or who has a job where they have to understand environmental law.
A textbook for an undergraduate or graduate course for students with no background in either law or science, or a tutorial and reference for activists, business professionals, and others interested in environmental law. Explains both how the legal systems works and the basic science to understand environmental laws. The date of the first edition is not noted. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)