University of Pittsburgh

Facing catastrophe: environmental action for a post-Katrina world.

In this contribution to environmental law, Robert Verchick argues for a new perspective on disaster law that is based on three principles: minimizing exposure to hazards by preserving natural buffers; looking after public health, safety, and the environment without increasing personal and social vulnerabilities; and taking a cautionary approach when confronting disaster risks.

ISBN: 9780674064256
PittCat: GE180.V47 2012

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