The Law of Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Substances in a Nutshell

Authors: Sprankling, John G. / Weber, Gregory S.
Edition: 2nd
Copyright Date: 2007
  • Publication Date: July 20th, 2007
  • ISBN: 9780314167309
  • Subject: Toxic Torts/Hazardous Materials
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: 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.