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Law in a Nutshell: The Law of Hazardous Wastes & Toxic Substances

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Edition: 2nd ed., 2007
Author(s): Sprankling, Weber


SKU: 50108



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Product Description

The law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances is complex and constantly changing. It is a specialized field involving the overlap of law, science, economics, and the public policy it presents. This Law in a Nutshell: Hazardous Wastes & Toxic Substances covers the risks involved with and the regulation of the production, sale, use, and disposal of toxic substances. Briefly explores the special problems of nuclear materials.

Features and Benefits:
Timesaving reference tool;
Broad scope enhances understanding of the law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances;
Details the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA);
Introduces the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);
Guidelines for avoiding liability for hazardous-substance cleanup costs;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Risk and Scientific Uncertainty;
Regulating the Production and Sale of Toxic Substances;
Regulating the Use of Toxic Substances Regulating Toxic Pollution Under the Clean Water, Clean Air and Safe Drinking Water Acts;
Regulating Disposal of Hazardous Wastes: The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA);
Introduction to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);
CERCLA: Cleanup Performed by Government;
CERCLA: Cost Recovery Actions Brought by Government;
CERCLA: Cleanup Mandated by Government;
CERCLA: Actions Brought by Private Parties;
Additional Hazardous Waste Cleanup Options Under RCRA and CERCLA;
Common Law Approaches to Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Substances;
Avoiding Liability for Hazardous Substance Cleanup Costs.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Sprankling, Weber
ISBN 9780314167309
Edition 2nd ed., 2007
Publisher West