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Environmental Protection: Law and Policy 7E

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Seventh Edition

Robert L. Glicksman
J.B. & Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law
George Washington University Law School

David L. Markell
Steven M. Goldstein Professor and Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Florida State University College of Law

William W. Buzbee
Professor of Law
Georgetown University Law Center

Daniel R. Mandelker
Howard A. Stamper Professor of Law
Washington University School of Law

Daniel Bodansky
Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics, and Sustainability
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Emily Hammond
Professor of Law
The George Washington University Law School

2015. Approx. 1,320 Pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-4935-3. With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy welcomes Emily Hammond, a professor of law at George Washington University, whose expertise includes administrative law, environmental law, and energy law, and whose scholarship appears in a number of law journals and books, including Energy, Economics, and the Environment

Completely updated and revised, the Seventh Edition offers updated coverage of EPA’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act and expanded coverage of EPA regulation of hazardous air pollutants and motor vehicle emissions under the Clean Air Act; new coverage of federal pesticide regulation; the evolving relationship between common law and statutory tools for environmental protection; new EPA initiatives to enhance compliance with the environmental laws; and recent developments in the UN climate change negotiations.

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, now in its Seventh 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 laws—the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, CERCLA, and more
• a chapter on climate change that covers important scientific, policy, and program design questions
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
companion website, Teacher’s Manual and annual summer Professor’s Updates

Look for these new features in the Seventh Edition:
• analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision addressing the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act on environmental federalism issues
• expanded coverage of dormant Commerce Clause issues, including a new principal case addressing the constitutionality of California’s low carbon fuel standard (Rocky Mountain Farmers Union v. Corey)
• more integrated analysis of the relationships among the various statutory programs to control stationary sources, focusing on how these relationships affect strategies of regulators and regulated entities
• comparative analysis of EPA regulatory programs under the Toxic Substance Control Act and the Federal Insecticide, Pesticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
• discussion of important developments in applying NEPA and the Endangered Species Act to government actions that may affect climate change
• coverage of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ controversial proposed regulations interpreting the terms “waters of the United States,” which defines the scope of the Clean Water Act’s dredge and fill permit program
• a chapter on the significant challenges and legal issues associated with enforcement of the environmental laws
• coverage of Supreme Court decisions concerning the relationship between common law causes of action and legislative and regulatory initiatives
• important cases decided by the Supreme Court and the federal Courts of Appeals since the publication of the last edition, including EPA v. EME Homer City Generation (concerning interstate air pollution), White Stallion Energy Center v. EPA (concerning hazardous air pollutants), Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA (concerning EPA climate change regulations), Sackett v. EPA (concerning judicial review of EPA enforcement actions), and American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut (concerning displacement of common law actions to abate greenhouse gas emissions)
• new problems
• fully up-to-date Teacher’s Manual, with sample syllabi, teaching suggestions, plus answers and analysis for all problems

Preface / Sample Chapters