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Environmental Crimes

Lea en español Environmental Law Violations The federal government regulates activities that have an impact on the environment through a complex scheme of statutes and agency regulations. Congress possesses this power to legislate because environmental protection is a matter of national security. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bears the responsibility of carrying out the regulations […]

Environmental Law Resources

Websites General Environmental Law Net — Comprehensive site for environmental statutes, cases, agencies, compliance, enforcement, litigation and transactions (i.e., environmental concerns when buying/selling property, such as mold, lead paint and asbestos). Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide — Network of public-interest attorneys, scientists and other environmental advocates. Legal and Scientific Resources links to cases, publications and other […]

Environmental law

Lea en español The EPA monitors and analyzes the environment, conducts research and works closely with state and local governments to devise pollution control policies. The National Environmental Policy Act, enacted in 1969, has been described as one of Congress’s most far-reaching pieces of environmental legislation ever passed. The basic purpose of the act is […]