Written by 15 nationally recognized environmental law experts, this new edition maintains the first edition's original goal to provide users with reliable, accurate, and practical compliance information by addressing all changes made to the laws in the past two years.Using clear language with a minimum of legal jargon, this essential 697-page reference provides readers with a foundation for understanding the obligations of the laws. The Fifteenth Edition also explains and details non-compliance penalties, including administrative fines and criminal prosecution for violation of all acts and newly increased fines for negligent violations of the Clean Water Act.The authors focus on the 14 major environmental, health, and safety laws affecting U.S. businesses and organizations and detail, in over 90 new pages, all recent changes made to those laws. Such changes include explanations of the Joint EPA/State Innovations agreement, which the EPA and senior state environmental officials established and signed in 1998; the revised TSCA Model Reporting Rule, which took effect June 30, 1998; and RCRA's conditional regulation of waste military munitions, which went into effect August 12, 1997.Special features include a 15-page Table of Contents and a 15-page index for quick, focused searching.
Publisher: Government Institutes Inc.,U.S.
Number of pages: 697
Weight: 1143 g
Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 44 mm