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Federal Environmental Law: Print Resources & Online Services

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2018 4:21 PM

Print Sources and Online Services - Environmental Law

Online Services

​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

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)


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