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ENSP 330: Introduction to Environmental law

research guide for ENSP 330

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

  • The CFR is a codification of the rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
  • The CFR is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation,
    with environmental regulations contained mainly in Title 40 - Protection of Environment.
  • Each volume of the CFR is revised once each calendar year and updated on a quarterly basis, Title 40 is issued every July 1.
  • The official legal edition of the CFR is available from the Government Printing Office Website.
  • Other titles that are relevant to Environmental Law:

The Federal Register

Proposed regulations dealing with environmental issues and comments on those regulations,
can be found on the Environmental Protection Agency's website.

If you already have a citation, you can use any of the regulation sources and even google:
Dep’t of the Interior, Bureau of Land Mgmt., Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands: Final Rule, 80 Fed. Reg. 16128–222 (Mar. 26, 2015).


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