15. Environmental Laws and Regulations

  1. Robert A. Fjeld1,
  2. Norman A. Eisenberg2 and
  3. Keith L. Compton3

Published Online: 24 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch15

Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health

Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health

How to Cite

Fjeld, R. A., Eisenberg, N. A. and Compton, K. L. (2007) Environmental Laws and Regulations, in Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clemson University, USA

  2. 2

    University of Maryland, USA

  3. 3

    Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722434

Online ISBN: 9780470096208

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Keywords:

  • major federal environmental laws and regulations;
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);
  • contaminant identification and contaminants of concern (COCs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Legal and Regulatory Structure for Environmental Protection

  • Major Federal Environmental Laws and Regulations

  • CERCLA Process

  • Additional Regulations

  • References

  • Problems