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Federal Environmental Law: Print Resources & Online Services

Last Updated: May 22, 2018 11:51 AM

Print Sources and Online Services - Environmental Law

Online Services

Bloomberg BNA, Environment & Safety Resource Center (online 1996-present)
Laws, policies, guidance documents, programs, and directories; decisions including both state and federal. 

Inside E.P.A. Weekly Report online via Factiva at  (Oct. 2005 to present)
Also in print; see KF 3775 A15 I558 (1982-present)

E&E Publications  (including E&E Daily, Greenwire, ClimateWire, Land Letter and E&ENews PM)


Looseleaf Services - Historical

Environmental Law Institute, Environmental Law Reporter KF 3775 A6 E5 (CANCELLED. We have 1971-2002)
Good for conservation and policy issues; Administrative Materials include EPA Environmental Appeals Board cases.
BNA, Chemical Regulation Reporter
KF 3958 A6 C44 (CANCELLED. We have 1978-2006)
Reference guide includes agency files and memoranda; covers chemicals in air, water, workplace, pesticides, asbestos abatement, and biotechnology.

BNA, Environment Reporter
KF 3775 A6 E49 (PRINT VERSION CANCELLED. We have 1970-2005)
Laws volumes also include policies, guidance documents, programs, and directories; decisions include both state and federal.
Now Online via Bloomberg BNA (1996-present)

BNA, International Environment Reporter
K 3585 I58 (CANCELLED. We have 1978-2006)
Reference Files include laws, regulations, and policies of industrialized and developing countries, United Nations, European Union, and other international organizations. 

Inside E.P.A. Weekly Report KF 3775 A15 I558 (1982-present; NOT Cancelled)
Also online via Factiva
at (Oct. 2005 to present)


Burns, Environmental Law, Crime, and Justice KF 3775 B875 2008

Cooke, The Law of Hazardous Waste KF 3946 L39 1987 (looseleaf; NOT CURRENT)

Gerrard, Brownfields Law and Practice KF 3946 B76 1998 ((looseleaf; also CD ROM with forms in Koren AV)

Gerrard, Environmental Law Practice Guide: State and Fed. Law KF 3775 Z95 E58 1992 

Gerrard, The Law of Environmental Justice (ABA) KF 3775 L387 2008

Grad, Treatise on Environmental Law KF 3775 G7 1973  (NOT CURRENT)
Also via Lexis (law students only) 

Pearson, Environmental and Natural Resources Law, 3rd ed. KF 3775 P43 2008

Pierce, Administrative Law Treatise (formerly Davis), 5th ed. KF 5402 D32 2010

Russell, Issues of Legal Ethics in the Practice of Environmental Law (ABA) KF 306 R87 2003

Sigel, Emerging Issue in Environmental Law and Climate Change KF 3812 E44 2008

Want, Law of Wetlands Regulation KF 5624 W36 1989 
Also via Westlaw (law students only) 

Hornbooks & Casebooks

Applegate, Evironmental Law: RCRA, CERCLA, and the Management of Hazardous Waste KF 3946 A96 2006

Bass, The NEPA Book: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Comply with the National Enviornmental Policy Act KF 3775 B37 2001

Bosselman, Energy, Economics and the Environment: Cases and Materials Call No. in process

Campbell-Mohn, Environmental Law from Resources to Recovery KF 5505 E58 1993 

Ferrey, Environmental Law: Examples and Explanations, 5th ed. KF 3775 Z9 F45 2010

Findley, Cases and Materials on Environmental Law, 5th ed. KF 3775 A7 F56 1999

Fiorino, The New Environmental Regulation KF 3775 F56 2005

Gerrard, Global Climate Change and U.S. Law (ABA) KF 3775 G58 2007

Laitos, Natural Resources Law (West Hornbook) KF 3775 L54 2002 (Reserve)

Moya, Fono,  Federal Environmental Law: The User's Guide, 2nd ed. KF 3775 Z9 M69 2001

Orloff, Community Right-to Know Handbook KF 3958 O75 1988

Robinson, Environmental Law Lexicon KF 3775 A68 R67 1992 (Ref)

Rodgers, Environmental Law, 2nd ed. (West Hornbook) KF 3775 R6 1994 
Also via Westlaw (law students only)

Selmi, State Environmental Law KF 3775 Z95 S45 1989

Vietzen, Practical Environmental Law KF 3775 V54 2008 

International Sources

Guruswamy, International Environmental Law in a Nutshell, 3rd ed. K3585.6 .G87 2012 (Study Aids)

Hanquin, Transboundary Damage in International Law K 955 H36 2003

Revesz, Environmental Law, the Economy and Sustainable Development K 3585 E58 2000

Sands, Principles of International Environmental Law, 2nd ed. K 3585 S265 2003 

Research Guides

Chanin, Specialized Legal Research KF 240 S69 1987 (Ref Desk)
See Chapter 6, "Environmental Law and Land Use Planning" 

Lamdan, Environmental information : research, access & environmental decision making  GE30 .L36 2017  (REF)

Nutshells & Study Guides

Buenger, RCRA and Superfund: A Practical Guide, 3rd ed. KF 3946 O47 2003
Also via Westlaw (law students only)

Christie, Coastal and Ocean Management Law in a Nutshell, 3rd ed. KF 5627 Z9 C48 2007 (Study Aids)

Findley, Farber, Environmental Law in a Nutshell, 8th ed. KF 3775 Z9 F56 2010 (Study Aids)

Garrett, RCRA Practice Manual, 2nd ed. (ABA) KF 3946 R375 2004

Getches, Water law in a Nutshell, 4th ed. KF 5569.85 .G48 2009 (Study Aids)

Glicksman, Modern Public Land Law in a Nutshell, 3rd ed. KF 5500 Z9 G55 2006 (Study Aids)

O'Reilly, Toxic Torts Practice Guide, 2nd ed. KF 1257 N67 1992
Also via Westlaw (law students only)

Sprankling, Law of Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Substances in a Nutshell, 2nd ed. KF 3945 Z9 S685 2007 (Study Aids)