The law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances in a nutshell

Sprankling, John G., 1950- author

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  • Creator John G. Sprankling, Rachael E. Salcido
  • Other Title
    • Law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Third edition
    • St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, [2018]
    • ©2018
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • lviii, 575 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781683282105, 1683282108
  • OCLC on1024272122


  • Includes index.


  • Risk and scientific uncertainty -- Regulating the production and sale of toxic substances -- Regulating the use of toxic substances -- Regulating toxic pollution under the clean water, clean air, and safe drinking water acts -- Regulating disposal of hazardous wastes: the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) -- Introduction to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) -- CERCLA: cleanup performed by government -- CERCLA: cost recovery actions brought by government -- CERCLA: cleanup mandated by government -- CERCLA: actions brought by private parties -- Additional hazardous waste cleanup options under RCRA and CERCLA -- Common law approaches to hazardous wastes and toxic substances -- Avoiding liability for hazardous substance cleanup costs
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