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Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy, Paperback, Second Edition by Baur, Donald C. (Used)

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Paperback: Second Edition
Used: Acceptable

Publication Date: 2016-08-07
Publisher: American Bar Association
Paperback : 944 pages
Edition: Second Edition
Author: Baur, Donald C.
ISBN-10: 1627227431
ISBN-13: 9781627227438

Product Description Providing an excellent and current resource for understanding the complexities of ocean and coastal law and policy, Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy is trusted resource that brings together the expertise of the country's leading scholars and practitioners in theses fields. Covering the full array of issues involved – from maritime jurisdiction and boundaries to water quality protection to fisheries management and marine mammal protection to offshore energy development and climate change – each chapter addresses the current state of the law for the topic, followed by analysis of the emerging and unresolved issues. Its final chapters address the principles, legal authorities, and planning for a transition toward an ecosystem-based management approach to U.S. coastal and ocean areas. Topics covered include: Maritime jurisdiction and boundaries The Public Trust Doctrine The role of the states Regulation of coastal wetlands and other U.S. waters Managing coastal development National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Coastal water quality protection Ocean dumping and marine pollution Oil spill liability Offshore renewable energy Fisheries management and trade in fish and fisheries products The 1982 U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea Offshore energy development About the Author Donald C. Baur is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Perkins Coie. Tim Eichenberg is an environmental lawyer in San Francisco, CA. Georgia Hancock Snusz is General Counsel to the Animal Welfare Institute in Washington, D.C. Michael Sutton is a lawyer, social entrepreneur and conservation leader in Carmel Valley, CA.

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