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Fighting Westway : Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City.

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Author/Creator:
Buzbee, William W.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (313 pages)
Subjects:
Express highways -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Express highways -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Green movement -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Westway (New York, N.Y.).
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
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 modern legal frameworks shape high stakes regulatory wars.
Contents:
Fighting Westway
Contents
List of Figures
List of Acronyms
Westway Chronology, 1971-1985
Introduction
1. The Westway Plan
2. Highways, Subways, and the Seeds of Dissent
3. The Art of Regulatory War
4. The Road Warriors and the New Environment
5. Searching for Westway's Achilles' Heel: Air Pollution?
6. Westway's Fill and America's Protected Waters
7. The Public Fish Story
8. Enter the Independent Federal Judiciary and the Power of Law
9. Reexamining the 1971-1982 Debacles
10. Westway's Second Chance
11. The Trial Crucible
12. The Cross-Examination
13. Judgment Days
14. Assessing Westway's Outcome
Epilogue: If Westway Were Proposed Today?
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Buzbee, William W. Fighting Westway
ISBN:
9780801470301
9780801479441
OCLC:
875895010
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