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Environmental law and the values of nature

Richard J. Finkmoore

Environmental law and the values of nature

by Richard J. Finkmoore

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N. C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard J. Finkmoore
SeriesCarolina Academic Press law casebook series, Carolina Academic Press law casebook series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF5505 .F56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 1076 p. :
Number of Pages1076
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24451705M
ISBN 100890892598
ISBN 109780890892596
LC Control Number2009923264
OCLC/WorldCa502443138

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxxiii, 1, pages ; 26 cm. Contents: Basic themes in environmentalism --Cross-cutting themes in environmental law --The common law in modern environmental law --The special challenges of toxic tort litigation --An overview of environmental regulation in the United States --The administrative law . About this Item: Environmental Law Institute, Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs .

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