Duquesne University School of Law

Legal Research Guides - Environmental Law

Primary Sources

Statutes

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) – 42 U.S.C. §4321 et seq.
    83 Stat. 852, P.L. 91-190
  • Clean Air Act: 42 U.S.C. §7401 et seq
    Air Pollution Control Act of 1955: 69 Stat. 322, P.L. 84-159
    Air Quality Act of 1967: 81 Stat. 485, P.L. 90-148
    Clean Air Extension Act of 1970: 84 Stat. 1676, P.L. 91-604;
    Amendment of 1977: 91 Stat. 685, P.L. 95-95;
    Amendment of 1990: 104 Stat. 2468, P.L. 101-549
    Pending Legislation – Clean Air Act of 2015
  • Clean Water Act: 33 U.S.C. §1251 et seq. (1972)
    Clean Water Act of 1972:  86 Stat. 816, P.L. 92-500
    Clean Water Act of 1977:  91Stat. 685, P.L. 95-95
    Clean Water Act Amendments of 1981: 95 Stat. 1623, P.L. 97-117
    Water Quality Act of 1987:  101Stat. 7, P.L. 100-4
  • Waste Management Law: 42 U.S.C. Chapter 82
    Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965 (SWDA): 79 Stat. 992, P.L. 89-272
    Resource Recovery Act of 1970 (RRA):  84 State. 1227, P.L. 91-512
    Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA): 90 Stat. 2795, P.L. 94-580
    Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) nicknamed Superfund: 94 Stat. 2767, P.L. 96-510
    The Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 (HSWA): 98 Stat. 3221, P.L. 98-616
    Federal Facilities Compliance Act of 1992 (FFCA):  106 Stat. 1505, P.L. 102-386

 Regulations

  • Title 40 CFR (Protection of the Environment)

Secondary Sources

Call Numbers for General Browsing

KF869.5.E54   Environmental Protection Agency – Government Contracts
KF3775-KF3776   Environmental Law – General
KF3786-KF3794   Water Pollution
KF3812   Air Pollution
KF4987.E57   Congress – Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
KF5505-KF5510   Conservation of Natural Resources
KF5551-KF5590   Water Resources – Watersheds, Rivers, Lakes, Water Courses
KF5594   Weather Control
KF5630-KF5638   National Preserves
KF5640-KF5645   Wildlife Protection
KFP354-KFP359   Pennsylvania Environmental Pollution Law
KFP443   Pennsylvania Conservation Laws
KFP446-KFP449   Pennsylvania Water Resources – Watersheds, Rivers, Lakes, Water Courses
KFP449.5   Pennsylvania Weather Control
KFP451-KFP453   Pennsylvania Public Land Law

Introductory Resources (Study Aids)

  • Environmental law: examples & explanations / Steven Ferrey.  KF3775. F45 2013
  • Environmental law and policy 4th ed./ by James Salzman, Barton H. Thompson, Jr.  KF3775. S35 2014 (concepts & insights series)
  • Environmental law in a nutshell9th ed./ by Daniel A. Farber.  KF3775.Z9 F56 2014
  • Natural resources law / by Jan G. Laitos, Sandra B. Zellmer.  KF5505. L35 2015 (hornbook series)
  • Principles of environmental law / Craig N. Johnston, Melissa Powers.  KF3775.Z9 J6452 2016 (concise hornbook series)
  • Principles of natural resources law / by Sandra B. Zellmer, Jan G. Laitos.  KF5505. Z84 2014 (concise hornbook series)
  • Understanding environmental law 3rd ed. / Philip Weinberg, Kevin A. Reilly.  KF3775. W45 2013

Treatises

  • Above ground storage tank guide - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Air quality compliance (CCH) available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • ALI CLE course of study - Environmental law - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • American law reports - environmental law available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Clean Air Act / by Roy S. Belden.  KF3812. B45 2011
  • The Clean Air Act handbook 3rd ed. / Julie R. Domike, Alec C. Zacaroli, editors.  KF3812 .C554 2011
  • Clean Air Act handbook / David R. Wooley, Elizabeth M. Morss available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Clean air permits: manager's guide to the 1990 Clean Air Act scope information - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • The Clean Water Act handbook 3rd ed. / Mark A. Ryan, editor.  KF3790 .C63 2011
  • Climate change law for Pennsylvania lawyers (PBI).  KFP354.A75 C55 2009
  • Comparative environmental law and regulation / Nicholas A. Robinson, Lye Lin Heng, and Elizabeth Burleson, editors - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental enforcement: civil and criminal - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental enforcement actions in Pennsylvania (PBI).  KFP354. E54 2015
  • Environmental law / by Ronald J. Rychlak and David W. Case.  KF3775. R93 2010
  • Environmental law lexicon / by [Nicholas A. Robinson] - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental law practice guide / Michael B. Gerrard, general editor - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental Law in Real Estate and Business Transactions - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • The environmental law sourcebook (ABA).  KF3775.A3 E58 2013
  • Environmental liability allocation: law & practice - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental regulation of land use / by Linda A. Malone - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • The evolution of natural resources law and policy / Lawrence J. MacDonnell and Sarah F. Bates, editors.  KF5505. E94 2010
  • Federal environmental regulation of real estate - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Federal environmental regulation of real estate law digest / by James A. Douglas and Patrick Hamill - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Foundations of sustainable development: law, regulation, and planning / by Dean M. Frieders.  KF5505. F75 2012
  • Green buildings: law, contract and regulation / by [Peter S. Britell] - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Hazard communication handbook / by Michael A. Francis - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Law of chemical regulation & hazardous waste [electronic resource] / by Donald W. Stever - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Law of environmental protection - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • The law of hazardous waste / Susan M. Cooke, general editor; Christopher P. Davis, co-general editor - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Law of solid waste, pollution prevention & recycling / by Jeffrey M. Gaba and Donald W. Stever- available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Law of water rights & resources –available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Law of wetlands regulation - available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • The laws of nature: reflections on the evolution of ecosystem management law and policy / edited by Kalyani Robbins.  KF5505. L39 2013
  • Natural resources law: a place-based book of problems and cases 2nd ed. / by Christine A. Klein, Federico Cheever, Bret C. Birdsong.  KF5505. K58 2009
  • NEPA in the courts: a legal analysis of the National Environmental Policy Act / by Frederick R. Anderson - available online via ebrary Academic Complete
  • The NEPA litigation guide 2nd ed. / Albert M. Ferlo, Karin P. Sheldon, and Mark Squillace, editors.  KF3775. N473 2012
  • NEPA law & litigation, 2d / by Daniel R. Mandelker -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Overview of environmental laws and regulations: navigating the green maze / by Joseph J. Bernosky KF5569. B47 2011 also available online via ebrary Academic Complete
  • Public natural resources law / by George Cameron Coggins and Robert L. Glicksman -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • RCRA & Superfund: a practice guide 3rd ed. / by Caroline Buenger, James T. O'Reilly -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Rodgers' Environmental law (treatise) / by William H. Rodgers, Jr. -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Should trees have standing?: law, morality, and the environment 3rd ed. / by Christopher D. Stone.  KF5505. S86 2010
  • State & local government environmental liability. -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • State environmental law / by Kenneth A. Manaster and Daniel P. Selmi. -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Superfund & brownfields cleanup / by Allan J. Topol and Rebecca Snow -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Treatise on environmental law / Frank P. Grad - available online via Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Twentieth annual Environmental Law Forum (PBI). KFP354.A75 E59 2015
  • Underground storage tank guide -available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Water rights and the environment in the United States: a documentary and reference guide / by John R. Burch, Jr. - available online via ebrary Academic Complete

Periodicals

  • ABA Air Quality Committee newsletter available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • ABA Environmental Enforcement and Crimes Committee newsletter law available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Albany law environmental outlook journal – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Appalachian natural resources law journal – available online via HeinOnline & Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Arizona journal of environmental law & policy – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Boston College environmental affairs law review – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Buffalo environmental law journal – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Colorado natural resources, energy & environmental law review – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Columbia journal of environmental law – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Duke environmental law & policy forum – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Eco notes: environmental law & policy available online via HeinOnline
  • Ecology law currents – available online via HeinOnline
  • Ecology law quarterly – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • EHS federal regulatory alert –available online via Bloomberg Law (Bloomberg Law can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environment, energy, and resources law: the year in review – available online via HeinOnline
  • Environmental and earth law journal – available online via HeinOnline
  • Environmental & energy law and policy journal – available online via HeinOnline & Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental claims journal – available online via HeinOnline
  • Environmental law available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance and Westlaw (Lexis Advance and Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • The environmental law reporter news and analysisavailable online via Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Environmental law review – available online via HeinOnline
  • Environmental policy and law – available online via HeinOnline
  • Environs: environmental law and policy journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Fordham environmental law review – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • George Washington journal of energy and environmental law – available online via HeinOnline
  • Georgetown environmental law review – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Golden Gate University environmental law journal – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Harvard environmental law review – available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Hastings West-Northwest journal of environmental law and policy available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Hazardous waste consultant – available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Journal of energy & natural resources law – available online via HeinOnline & Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Journal of environmental and sustainability law available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Journal of environmental law available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance (Lexis Advance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Journal of environmental law and litigation available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Journal of land use and environmental law (Florida State University) available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance and Westlaw (LexisAdvance and Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Land and water law review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance(Lexis Advance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Law, environment and development journal available online via HeinOnline
  • Michigan journal of environmental & administrative law available online via HeinOnline & Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Natural resources & environment available online via HeinOnline & Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Natural resources journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • New York University environmental law journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Pace environmental law review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Pace environmental law review online companion available online via HeinOnline
  • Penn State environmental law review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Pittsburgh journal of environmental and public health law available online via HeinOnline
  • Public land & resources law review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Seattle journal of environmental law available online via HeinOnline & Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Stanford environmental law journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Stormwater permit manual bulletin –available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Sustainable development law & policy available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Temple journal of science, technology and environmental law available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Texas environmental law journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Trends available online via HeinOnline
  • Tulane environmental law journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • UCLA journal of environmental law and policy available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • University of Baltimore journal of land and development available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • University of Denver water law review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Utah Environmental Law Review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Vermont journal of environmental law available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Villanova environmental law journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Virginia environmental law journal available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Washington journal of environmental law & policy – available online via Westlaw (Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • William & Mary environmental law and policy review available online via HeinOnline, Lexis Advance & Westlaw (Lexis Advance & Westlaw can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)

Legal Research Databases

  • Bloomberg BNA Online under Environment & Safety Library (paid subscription not available offsite except to law students and faculty)
  • CALI under Environmental Law
  • CCH Library – Intelliconnect under Environmental Compliance (paid subscription not available offsite except to law students and faculty)
  • E & E Publications (E & E Daily, GreenWire, EnergyWire, ClimateWire & E & E News PM) (paid subscription not available offsite except to law students and faculty)
  • ebrary Academic Complete under Environmental Law(paid subscription not available offsite except to Duquesne University students and faculty)
  • Hein Online look under Law Reviews by Subject: Environmental Law (paid subscription not available offsite except to Duquesne University students and faculty)
  • Legal Scholarship Network (paid subscription not available offsite except to Duquesne University students and faculty)
  • Lexis Advance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty with an ID and password)
  • Westlaw (WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty with an ID and password)

Websites

Environmental Law in General

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund

Air Pollution

Water Pollution

Natural Resources Conservation

Environmental Regulatory Agencies

Pittsburgh Environmental Issues

Other Libraries Environmental Law Research Guides

Blogs

Gumberg Databases

 

Prepared by Patricia M. Horvath
April 2016