Municipal Environmental Compliance Manual: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Municipal Environmental Compliance Manual

1st Edition

By Lisa Dowden, John McNurney

CRC Press

256 pages

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Hardback: 9781566700986
pub: 1994-12-27

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Authored by engineers and attorneys who regularly counsel local government clients on environmental compliance issues, the Municipal Environmental Compliance Manual presents a plain English overview of federal environmental requirements as they apply to local government activities. This book discusses Superfund liability and how it is most likely to affect by cities, towns, and counties. Expert advice is included on how to minimize a municipality's risk with regard to Superfund liability. This book helps you to identify compliance issues in any department and offers questions that will help you find out whether your local government functions in compliance with the law. Other major topics include:

Table of Contents


Hazardous Substances and Wastes

Superfund, D. Kolker and L.G. Dowden

Hazardous Waste, L.G. Dowden

Solid Waste, R.J. Schafish, D.A. Kahl, S.H. Strauss, and L.G. Dowden

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know, M.S. Hegedus and L.G. Dowden

Emergency Notifications, M.S. Hegedus and R.I. Steinzor

Oil and Fuel Management, J.F. Short, J.M. McNurney, and D.R. Meyer

Underground Storage Tanks, W.S. Lader and R.I. Steinzor

Pesticides, R.F. Smith III and J.M. McNurney

Asbestos, S.H. Strauss


Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges, M.A. Keyworth and J.M. McNurney

Municipal Sludge Management: The Other Side of Clean Water, R.J. Schafish

The Safe Drinking Water Act, M.D. Lee and S.M. Higgins

Air Quality Management, D.E. Settle, M.S. Robinson, and L.M. Long

Compliance and Risk Management Issues

Establishing Environmental Compliace Programs, J.M. McNurney and D.R. Meyer

Environmental Compliance: Management and Staff Considerations, T.W. Filsinger

Risk Communication in the Context of Environmental Planning, S.K. Lawson,

Environmental Considerations in Real Estate Transactions, W.J. Mundt and D.R. Meyer

Insurance, R.F. Smith III


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Environmental