Author: Joseph P. Tomain
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2011
This title addresses the component parts of the energy fuel cycle, as well as the market and government policies that oversee it. This Nutshell describe in detail the country's traditional energy policy and also discusses the current challenges that confront it. Chapters cover the individual natural resources used to produce energy and the book concludes with the development of a clean energy policy for the future.
Author: Patricia Park
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2013-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics
This completely revised edition of Energy Law and the Environment has greatly expanded its scope to explore how international law engages with multinational companies regarding energy sources, ownership of those resources, and state sovereignty. Written for all the players in the energy sector, lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this second edition has been aptly renamed International Law for Energy and the Environment. It considers issues of energy sector regulation related to economics and protection of intellectual property associated with development of technologies for mitigating environmentally damaging emissions. The book is divided into three sections that build upon each other. Section I addresses the interrelationship between international law, environmental law, and the energy sector. It covers regulatory theory within an economic context; the regulation of multinational companies with regard to international regulation and state rules; and trade, competition, and environmental law in the energy sector. Section II examines the regulation of the various energy sectors—oil, gas, and nuclear—and how international law affects them and their ownership, risk, and liability. Section III considers some of the main energy producer/user jurisdictions where energy companies operate, including more developed systems around the world, such as the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Norway, and Australia as well as two major emerging economies, namely, India and China. The final chapter reviews the material presented in the book, drawing conclusions about the current state of environmental regulation in the energy sector and identifying potential future developments.
Author: Joseph P. Tomain
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2017-02-28
The United States has been experiencing an energy transition for over four decades, and now - thanks to the Clean Power Plan of the Obama Administration and the Paris climate agreement - a clean energy future is moving closer to reality. In Clean Power Politics, Joseph Tomain describes how clean energy policies have been developed and, more importantly, what's necessary for a successful transition to a clean energy future, including technological innovation, new business models, and regulatory reforms. The energy system of the future will minimize the environmental costs of traditional energy production and consumption, and emphasize expanded use of natural resources and energy efficiency. Because many new energy technologies can be produced and consumed at smaller scales, they will shift decision-making power away from traditional utilities and empower consumers to make energy choices about consumption and price. In this way, a clean energy future embodies a democratization of energy.
Author: Jan Laitos
Publisher: West Group
Release Date: 1992-01-01
Genre: Conservation of natural resources
Law and the Resources Market; Economics and Natural Resources Markets; Law and Government and the Natural Resources Market; Resource Management and Protection; Public Lands and Natural Resources Law; Environmental Law; Environmental Assessment and NEPA; Resource Production and Use; Minerals Law; Timber Law; Water Law; Energy Resource Distribution and Use; Federal Energy Policy; Developing Energy Resources; Energy, Conversion and Distribution.
Author: West Group
Publisher: West Group Publishing
Release Date: 1998-01
General Index to all Current Nutshell Titles Published through June 1998; List of Nutshell titles anti Abbreviations; Table of Nutshell and Am Jur 2d Correlations; Table of Nutshell and Key Number System Correlations.
Author: Roger W. Findley
Publisher: West Publishing Company
Release Date: 1988
Judicial Review of Government Decisions; Judicial Role in Environmental Law; National Environmental Policy Act; Federalism and the Environment; Scope of Federal Power; Commerce Clause Restrictions on State Power; Federal Preemption; Pollution Control; Common Law Remedies; Regulation Under the Clean Air Act; Regulation Under the Clean Water Act; Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection; Risk Management and Scientific Uncertainty; Introduction to Risk Assessment and Risk Management; Judicial Views Concerning Management of Uncertain Risks; Control of Toxic Substances; Regulating the Sale of Toxic Substances; Toxic Substances Under the General Pollution Statutes; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; Common Law Remedies; Preservation of Natural Areas; Preservation as a Goal; Restrictions on Development of Private Land; Protecting Coastal Waters; Protecting of Public Lands; Preserving Endangered Species.
Author: William C. Canby
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2004
Canby?s American Indian Law in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition is a succinct but comprehensive treatment of federal Indian law, with emphasis on jurisdictional problems and the policies underlying them. Topics include the history of American Indian law and policy, the federal-tribal trust relationship, Indian tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country, Indian civil rights, tribal water rights and hunting and fishing rights. All text is supported by citation of cases and statutes.
Author: John S. Lowe
Publisher: West Publishing Company
Release Date: 1988-05
Nature and Protection of Oil and Gas Rights; The Formation and Production of Oil and Gas; Ownership of Oil and Gas Rights; Kinds of Oil and Gas Interests; Protection of Oil and Gas Rights; Conveying Oil and Gas Rights; Creation and Transfer of Oil and Gas Interests; Joint Ownership of Oil and Gas Rights; Interpretive Problems in Oil and Gas Conveyancing; Oil and Gas Leasing; Essential Clauses of Modern Oil and Gas Leases; Oil and Gas Lease Savings Clauses; Lease Royalty, Clause; Implied Covenants in Oil and Gas Leases; Lease Transfers; Tax and Business Matters; Oil and Gas Contracts.