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Main Title The law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances in a nutshell /
Author Sprankling, John G.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Weber, Gregory S.,
Publisher Thomson/West,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 163147964
ISBN 9780314167309; 0314167307
Subjects Hazardous substances--Law and legislation--United States. ; Hazardous wastes--Law and legislation--United States.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  KF3945.S685 2007 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 02/18/2020
EJAM  KF3945.S685 2007 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 03/02/2009 STATUS
EJCM  HAZARDOUS WASTES Law Library/Washington,DC 05/11/2009
ELBM  KF3945.S685 2007 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/12/2017
EMAM  KF3945.S673 2007 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 08/23/2011
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation lxxix, 549 pages ; 19 cm.
Includes index.
Contents Notes
"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 text covers the risks involved with and the regulation of the production, sale, use, and disposal of toxic substances. In addition, it briefly explores the special problems of nuclear materials."--Publisher's website. 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 the 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.