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Title Cutting green tape : toxic pollutants, environmental regulation, and the law / edited by Richard L. Stroup and Roger E. Meiners ; foreword by W. Kip Viscusi
Published New Brunswick [N.J.] : Transaction Publishers, [2000]


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Description xviii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Independent studies in political economy
Independent studies in political economy.
Contents Foreword / W. Kip Viscusi -- Introduction: The Toxic Liability Problem: Why is It Too Large? / Richard L. Stroup and Roger E. Meiners -- 1. Superfund and Risky Risk Reduction / Bruce Yandle -- 2. Air Toxics Policy: Liabilities from Thin Air / Richard L. Stroup -- 3. Toxic Torts by Government / Bruce L. Benson -- 4. Common Law Approaches to Pollution and Toxic Tort Litigation / Jo-Christy Brown and Roger E. Meiners -- 5. Rent Seeking on the Legal Frontier / Bruce L. Benson -- 6. Toxic Torts: Problems of Damages and Issues of Liability / David D. Haddock and Daniel D. Polsby -- 7. Insurance, Information, and Toxic Risk / Donald N. Dewees -- 8. Contracting for Health and Safety: Risk Perception and Rational Choice / Daniel K. Benjamin -- 9. Regulation of Carcinogens: Are Animal Tests a Sound Foundation? / Aaron Wildavsky -- 10. Protecting Groundwater and the Unintended Transport of Toxic Substances by Water / David T. Fractor -- 11. Improving the Reliability of Scientific Testimony in Court / David E. Bernstein, Kenneth R. Foster and Peter W. Huber
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- Political aspects.
Liability for environmental damages -- United States.
Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.
Toxic torts -- United States.
Author Meiners, Roger E.
Stroup, Richard.
LC no. 00020661
ISBN 0765806185 (paperback: alk. paper)
1560004290 (cloth : alk. paper)