Environmental Law Inst.
Air pollution control and climate change mitigation law, 2d ed.
Reitze (law, U. of Utah) provides a textual explication and analysis of the Clean Air Act and other legislative provisions, regulatory requirements, and court decisions comprising air pollution control law, while also providing guidance on methods of compliance and enforcement. Fourteen chapters cover the legislative history of US air pollution control, the basics of air pollution, the state implementation plan process, interstate air pollution control using economic-based air pollution controls, control of hazardous air pollution, prevention of significant deterioration, preconstruction permits, operating permits, civil enforcement of the Clean Air Act, criminal enforcement of air pollution control laws, mobile source air pollution control, regulation of fuels and fuel additives, stratospheric ozone, and controlling global climate change. (Annotation ©2011 Book News Inc. Portland, OR)
Everyday environmentalism; law, nature & individual behavior.
Czarnezki (Vermont Law School) examines the individual behaviors behind household energy and consumption patterns, food choices, and residential sprawl. Appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate courses, the book describes the ecological harms of personal choice, evaluates existing policy efforts to change individual behavior, and suggests which regional government measures might most effectively promote community environmentalism. (Annotation ©2011 Book News Inc. Portland, OR)