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Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy, Tenth Edition

  • Robert V. Percival
  • Christopher H. Schroeder
  • Alan S. Miller
  • James P. Leape
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Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy demystifies the complexity of environmental law. It provides up-to-date, comprehensive and accessible coverage of this growing and rapidly changing field.

After exploring the causes of environmental problems and the moral values they implicate, the casebook provides a structural overview of the regulatory system. It considers how environmental law seeks to protect public health and the environment from climate change, toxic chemicals, hazardous wastes, and air and water pollution. This casebook also covers land use regulation, protection of biodiversity, environmental impact assessment, environmental enforcement, and international environmental law.

Written in a style accessible to the non-specialist, this casebook affords instructors flexibility in organizing courses. Effective teaching and study aids include outlines of the structure of each environmental statute, real-world-based problems and questions, “pathfinders” explaining where to find crucial source materials for every major topic, an extensive glossary, and a list of acronyms. The casebook is kept current with annual statutory and case supplements.

New to the Tenth Edition:

● West Virginia v. EPA and the amorphous “major questions” doctrine
● Sackett v. EPA narrows the reach of the Clean Water Act’s protection of wetlands
● State climate and environmental rights litigation
● The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and the green energy transition
● 2023 amendments to the National Environmental Policy Act
● Papal climate encyclical Laudato Si updated by Pope Francis

Professors and students will benefit from:

● comprehensive and up-to-date coverage in a style accessible to the non-specialist
● self-contained chapters for flexibility in organizing courses
● a detailed examination of policy 

  • focus on environmental statutes
  • how statutes translate into regulations
  • factors that affect real-world behavior

● effective teaching and study aids

  • outlines of the structure of each environmental statute
  • real-world-based problems and questions
  • “pathfinders” explaining where to find crucial source materials for every major subject area
  • extensive glossary
  • list of acronyms
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