Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy, Eighth Edition by Robert V. Percival, Christopher H. Schroeder, Alan S. Miller, and James P. Leape, provides comprehensive and easy-to-understand coverage of the entire field of environmental law. It focuses not only on the substance of the environmental statutes, but also on the policies they seek to implement, how they are translated into regulations, and the factors that influence how they affect real-world behavior.
- Explanation of the initial impact of President Trump's efforts to sharply reverse environmental policy, including use of the Congressional Review Act to veto regulation
- Coverage of lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan and the Safe Drinking Water Act
- Coverage of the Paris Agreement on climate change and President Trump's decision to withdraw from it
- Effective teaching and study aids mapping the structure of each environmental statute, real-world-based problems and questions, and "pathfinders" explaining where to find crucial source materials for every major topic
- the Supreme Court's Murr v. Wisconsin decision and its impact on regulatory takings doctrine
- Explanation of the DC Circuit's August 2017 decision requiring consideration of climate change in pipeline licensing decisions
- Self-contained chapters, written in a style accessible to the non-specialist, that also afford instructors flexibility in organizing courses.