Helpful Resources for Environmental Law Research

Berkeley’s law librarians have put together some great links and resources for environmental law research. Despite budget cuts, they still do amazing work. Here are some of the main resources.

Basic Environmental Law Resources: Boalt Research GuideHelps you find print and electronic sources available at law school and university libraries for researching environmental law and related scientific or technical information — includes many web resources.

Introduction to Planning & Environmental Law & Land Use Controls Basic land use and environmental law print and online resources.

Disasters & the Law This  database collects disaster related materials from fields as diverse as urban planning, bankruptcy law, and wetlands banking. The database contains links to information gathered from a variety of sources. Most are freely available on the web, although a small number require subscription access.

EPA Rulemaking Gateway The Environmental Protection Agency’s Rulemaking Gateway “complements, the federal government’s main portal for tracking rules from all federal agencies, by providing brief overviews of specific EPA rules and additional ways to search rules based on the phases they are in (e.g., pre-proposal, proposal), the topics they relate to (e.g., air, water), and the impacts they might have (e.g., impacts on small businesses or environmental justice).”—EPA News Release, February 18, 2010.

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