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OSHE 251 - Environmental Law Sources

This guide includes general legal and regulatory sources as well as sources specific to environmental law.

US Laws and Regulations

US Laws and Regulations

Legislation at the federal level includes many stages and, as a result, appears in numerous publications. The subheadings to the left for Laws, Regulations, and Presidential Documents and Treaties collect publications of a particular type of legislation.

Laws gathers resources on legislative bills. It combines collections of laws as well as various Congressional publications created throughout the legislative process.

Regulations gathers resources related to government agencies. It combines publications related to rules, proposed rules, and notices, as well as some presidential documents.

Presidential Documents and Treaties gathers resources related specifically to the executive branch and treaties. These resources include executive orders and treaties in force.