Need access to the basics? This popular handbook uses a practical and easy-to-read approach to explaining the scope of environmental regulations and providing concise yet comprehensive discussions of 38 federal environmental acts.
Written in non-technical language, this revised edition reflects the changes that have occurred in the federal environmental regulations, including shifts in Superfund cleanups, chemical safety provisions and site security for air, medical waste restrictions, wetlands protection provisions, and contaminated site restorations. Each chapter summarizes one key subject area enabling you to use this book as both a quick-reference guide and as a concise macro-picture of the federal environmental regulations.
New areas covered in this edition include Prevention of Pollution from Ships, Shore Protection Act, National Coastal Zone Monitoring Act, Estuary Restoration Act, Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act, and international environmental and quality standards (ISO).