Environmental Law: A Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach, organizes its presentation of environmental law around key concepts rather than around statutes, an approach that provides coherence to the study of Environmental Law. In addition, it also orients students in a way that will allow them to become effective practitioners, well acquainted with the central recurring problems in the field. Though the book focuses primarily on pollution control law, it does include a chapter on environmental restoration as well as some treatment of NEPA and the ESA. The book’s numerous problems involving global climate disruption give students the opportunity to practice applying the book’s concepts and particular statutory provisions to the most important contemporary issue, while allowing them to understand how a single scientific problem can implicate numerous statutes.
- Statutory trail guides that sketh individual statutory schemes to provide a rich legal context for particular legal problems and an understanding of legal practice.
- Streamlined content making it possible to teach the entire book in a semester course.
- Reorganization to better convey key concepts.
- Several problems based on EPA’s Clean Power Plan limiting electric utility carbon dioxide emissions.
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|Author||Driesen, Adler, Engel|
|Edition||3rd ed., 2016|