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Fighting Westway : environmental law, citizen activism, and the regulatory war that transformed New York City

Author: William W Buzbee
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2014.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Buzbee
ISBN: 9780801451904 0801451906 9780801479441 0801479444
OCLC Number: 858778301
Description: xviii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Westway plan --
Highways, subways, and the seeds of dissent --
The art of regulatory war --
The road warriors and the new environment --
Searching for Westway's Achilles heel : air pollution? --
Westway's fill and America's protected waters --
The public fish story --
Enter the independent federal judiciary and the power of law --
Reexamining the 1971-1982 debacles --
Westway's second chance --
The trial crucible --
The cross examination --
Judgment days --
Assessing Westway's outcome.
Responsibility: William W. Buzbee.

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