Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Author: William W Buzbee
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This informative narrative of environmental, political, and legal conflict describes what really happened during the battles over the Westway highway project, providing a new understanding of how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William W Buzbee
OCLC Number: 942078368
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction1 The Westway Plan2 Highways, Subways, and the Seeds of Dissent3 The Art of Regulatory War4 The Road Warriors and the New Environment5 Searching for Westway's Achilles' Heel: Air Pollution?6 Westway's Fill and America's Protected Waters7 The Public Fish Story8 Enter the Independent Federal Judiciary and the Power of Law9 Reexamining the 1971-1982 Debacles10 Westway's Second Chance11 The Trial Crucible12 The Cross-Examination13 Judgment Days14 Assessing Westway's OutcomeEpilogue: If Westway Were Proposed Today?

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