The Clean Water ACT and the Constitution: Legal Structure and the Public's Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment

Paperback / softback
The Clean Water Act and the Constitution: is a comprehensive, clearly organized, and insightful exploration of the Clean Water Act's intended and actual experience with federalism concerns.

After introducing the subject and describing its pivotal role, Professor Craig examines the Act's cooperative federalism; interstate water quality and the federal common law; environmental regulation and the Tenth Amendment; federal supremacy and overfiling; and federal sovereign immunity and federal facilities. The book includes an in-depth analysis of the Commerce Clause and issues regarding its applicability to the regulation of navigable and non-navigable waters.