Bibliographic Details

Environmental law : examples and explanations / Steven Ferrey.

Author / Creator Ferrey, Steven.
Edition 3rd ed.
Imprint New York : Aspen Publishers, c2004.
Description xxv, 628 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Language English
Series Examples & explanations
Examples & explanations series.
Subject Environmental law -- United States.
Environmental law.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5176453
ISBN 0735540136 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1.. Environmental Ethics, Standards, Markets, and the Common Law
  • The Concept of Environmental Regulation
  • Ecosystems and Cycles
  • Ethics and Efficiency: The Moral Basis of Pollution Control
  • The EPA and Its Authority to Permit and Enforce
  • Setting the Standard for Emissions to the Environment
  • Tools and Techniques of Environmental Protection
  • Common Law Environmental Remedies
  • Key Distinctions
  • Nuisance
  • Trespass
  • Negligence
  • Strict Liability
  • Public Trust Doctrine
  • The Availability of Criminal Sanctions
  • Chapter 2.. Administrative Procedure for Environmental Regulation
  • Where the Action Is
  • Drawing the Line: The Nondelegation Doctrine
  • Staying Within the Tent: The Ultra Vires Docrine
  • The Administrative Procedure Act
  • Types of Agency Actions
  • The Process and Judicial Review
  • Standards of Judicial Review
  • Remedies and Fees
  • Federal Tort Claims Act
  • Equal Access to Justice Act
  • Public Access to Information
  • Chapter 3.. The National Environmental Policy Act
  • The Structure of NEPA
  • The NEPA Text
  • In the Beginning: Substance and Procedure
  • The EIS Process
  • The Administrative Process
  • The Threshold Decision
  • Judicial Review Under NEPA
  • Timing and Scope of the EIS
  • When: Timing of the EIS
  • Who, What, and Where: Scope of the EIS
  • When Again: The Supplemental EIS
  • Adequacy of the EIS: Analysis and Alternatives
  • Analysis of Sufficient Environmental Impacts
  • Treatment of Alternatives
  • Primary Alternatives
  • Secondary Alternatives
  • Mitigation Measures
  • Judicial Review of Adequacy: Substance Versus Procedure
  • Exemptions from NEPA
  • International Environmental Effects
  • Chapter 4.. Constitutional Issues: The Commerce Clause and Environmental Preemption
  • The Commerce Clause and Environmental Regulation
  • Issue 1. The Plenary Power of Congress to Regulate Interstate Commerce
  • Issue 2. Restriction of State Power--The Dormant Commerce Clause
  • Federal Preemption of State Environmental Regulation
  • Express Preemption
  • Implied Preemption
  • Savings Clauses in Environmental Statutes
  • Chapter 5.. Air Quality Regulation
  • The Basics of Air Pollution Regulation
  • Sources of Air Pollution
  • Air Pollution Regulation Prior to 1970
  • The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1970
  • Ambient Air Quality: Area Regulation
  • Source Controls: Regulation of Individual Emitters of Pollutants
  • The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977
  • The Concept of Nonattainment: Geographic Standards
  • The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
  • Attainment and Maintenance of NAAQS: Title I
  • Regulating Mobile Sources: Title II
  • Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs): Title III
  • Acid Deposition Control: Title IV
  • Stratospheric Ozone Protection: Title VI
  • Enforcement Provisions: Title VII
  • Chapter 6.. Water Pollution
  • The Importance of Water
  • Water Quality and Pollution
  • Primary Sources of Water Pollution
  • Types and Measurements of Water Pollution
  • Early Water Quality and Effluent Regulation
  • The River and Harbors Act of 1899
  • Twentieth Century Pre-1972 Water Pollution Control
  • Federal Water Pollution Control Act
  • The Structure
  • Health-Based and Technology-Based Standards
  • Amendments Regulating Specific Discharges
  • Water-Quality Standards
  • Enforcement
  • Additional Federal Water Pollution Statutes
  • The Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Other Water Pollution Statutes
  • Chapter 7.. Rights to Use Water
  • Surface Water Rights
  • Riparian Water Rights: Geographic Determination
  • The System of Prior Appropriation: First in Time
  • Dual System States
  • Groundwater Allocation
  • Riparian Rights
  • Prior Appropriation Rights
  • Federal and Tribal Rights
  • Chapter 8.. The Management of Hazardous and Solid Wastes: RCRA
  • What Waste Is Regulated?
  • RCRA's Purpose and Goals
  • Trigger 1. RCRA Regulates "Wastes"
  • Trigger 2. RCRA Regulates Hazardous Wastes
  • Regulation of Hazardous Waste Generators
  • Regulation of Hazardous Waste Transporters
  • TSD Facility Regulation
  • Interim Status Facilities
  • Permanent Permitted Status Facilities
  • Relation to Other Regulation
  • The Land Ban
  • State and Local Government Regulation
  • Wrestling the Tiger: Enforcement by Agencies and Citizens
  • Information Gathering by the EPA: [section]3007
  • Monitoring and Testing: [section]3013
  • Citizen Suits: [section]7002
  • Imminent and Substantial Endangerment Actions: [section]7003
  • Criminal Violations
  • RCRA Remedies and Bankruptcy Powers
  • Subsidiary RCRA Regulatory Programs
  • Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988
  • Chapter 9.. The Superfund: Hazardous Substance Remediation
  • The Mechanics of CERCLA
  • How Superfund Is Different from Other Environmental Laws
  • Basic Structure
  • EPA Tools to Accomplish Pollution Abatement and Impose Liability: [sections]106 and 107
  • The Four Basic Tools
  • Strict Liability
  • Proximate Cause
  • Basic Defenses
  • Assignment and Allocation of Liability to Private Parties
  • Joint and Several, or Several, Liability?
  • Private PRP [section]107 Actions
  • Private Party Allocation: [section]113
  • Strategic CERCLA Litigation Choices and Outcomes
  • The Application of CERCLA Liability in Special Situations
  • Liability Status of Unconventional "Persons"
  • Interrelationship of CERCLA and Other Law
  • Insurance Compensation for Contamination: Who Ultimately Pays?
  • Chapter 10.. Local Environmental Controls
  • Land Use, Property Rights, and Environmental Law
  • Zoning and Critical Environmental Habitats
  • Zoning and the Environment
  • Environmental Zoning Techniques
  • Regulation of Critical Environmental Resources
  • The Coastal Zone
  • Wetlands
  • Other Critical Areas
  • Municipal Licensing for Environmental Goals
  • The Municipal Power to License
  • Building and Occupancy Permits
  • Nonconforming Uses and Their Destruction
  • Board of Health Environmental Authority
  • Common Law Land Use Controls
  • The Public Trust Doctrine
  • Waste and Nuisance
  • Legal Limitations on Environmental Land Use Regulation
  • Spot Zoning
  • Reverse Spot Zoning
  • The "Takings" Clause Limitation
  • Procedural Limitations
  • Chapter 11.. Preservation of Natural Areas: Wetlands and Open Space
  • Wetlands and Waterways
  • What Is a Wetland?
  • Regulation of Wetlands
  • Early Regulation
  • The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972
  • Jurisdictional Overlaps in Implementing [section]404
  • Initial Review of the Army Corps of Engineers
  • EPA Veto
  • Review of EPA or Corps' Decisions
  • The Role of the States in Wetlands Protection
  • State Control of the [section]404 Program
  • State Wetlands Protection Jurisdiction
  • Protected Natural Resource Areas
  • The Agencies in Control
  • Wilderness Areas
  • Timber Exploitation
  • Mineral Exploitation
  • Grazing
  • Chapter 12.. Energy and the Environment
  • Energy and the Environment
  • The Role of Electricity
  • The History of Power
  • Regulation of Public Utilities
  • Where Does It Come From--Where Does It Go?
  • How Utility Rates Are Set
  • Federal Versus State Regulation
  • The Filed Rate Doctrine
  • Deregulation of Power
  • Deregulation of Power Generation
  • Deregulation of Power and Wheeling
  • Power Bidding
  • Retail Sales and Wheeling
  • Oil and Gas Rights
  • Oil and Gas in the American Economy
  • Environmental Repercussions
  • Ownership and Transfer of Oil, Coal, and Gas Rights
  • Chapter 13.. The Endangered Species Act
  • Key Statutes
  • Key Definitions
  • The Key Verb: "Take"
  • Listing of Species and Consultation
  • Listing Species and Habitat: [section]4
  • Required Cooperation and Consultation for Listed Species and Habitat: [section]7
  • Exemption from [section]7
  • Takings: [section]9
  • What Private Action Is Prohibited
  • Incidental Takes Allowed
  • Chapter 14.. TSCA and FIFRA: Regulating Chemical Manufacture and Distribution
  • The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • What Is a Chemical Substance?
  • Parties Regulated
  • Testing Chemical Substances
  • Regulating Existing Chemical Substances
  • Enforcement
  • The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • Pesticides Defined
  • Registration
  • Export of Pesticides
  • Preemption
  • Chapter 15.. International Environmental Law
  • The Structure and Limitations of International Environmental Law
  • Treaties
  • Custom
  • General Principles of Law
  • Judicial Decisions and Scholarly Writing
  • International Forums for Justice
  • Equity in International Justice
  • The Application of International Environmental Law
  • Judicial Decisions
  • Trans-Boundary Harm
  • Air Pollution
  • Water Pollution
  • Desertification
  • Environmental Warfare
  • Nuclear Power and Weapons
  • Species and Toxins
  • Glossary
  • Abbreviations
  • Table of Cases
  • Index